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Henry Ford's Miami Story

BY JOEL HERNANDEZ
@ VOL 31 ON AUG 26, 2015

Product/81 Creative Lab and South Florida Ford teamed up to create FORDISTAS to provide a unique platform for local influencers, creators and connectors to impact culture, then it will genuinely link itself to a groundbreaking cultural movement and will attract voluntary ambassadors for the brand and its values.  Here Joel Fernandez talks about Henry Ford's story and Miami ties.

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Avant Furniture Design

BY THAIS FONTENELLE
IN MIAMI

INVENTORY is an ongoing design exhibition focused on showcasing limited edition/short run objects that coinsides with Art Basel Miami Beach.  Not to be missed...

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Miami Loves Loving Day

BY DIANA IGLESIAS
IN MIAMI

The Loving Day name comes from Loving v. Virginia (1967), the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared all laws against interracial marriage unconstitutional in the United States. A couple named Richard and Mildred Loving won their right to marry.  Now Loving Day is embraced globally by a diverse range of individuals and organizations, especially popular among interracial, multicultural, international, and interfaith couples - as well as multiracial and multicultural people. 

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Demonstrating Pedestrian Safety

BY ELSA ROBERTS
IN MIAMI

Miami unfortunately is one of the worst cities for pedistrian and bicycle accidents and even fatalities. Elsa Roberts, with her team of Emerge Miami activists, takes on Miami's crosswalks to get the public's attention while creating positve change.

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Product Design & Rapid Prototyping

BY WERNER BLUMENTHAL
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2013

Werner Blumenthal discusses the different types of technology in 3D printing today, including the process of researching, engineering, and prototyping that must be done to create products quickly and efficiently. 

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3D-Printed for Daily Life

BY OSCAR GLOTTMAN
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2013

Architect Oscar Glottman talks about MGX by Materialise, a company which uses 3D printing technology to create items that can be incorporated into daily life. With creations ranging from jewelry to furniture, 3D printing utilizes both mathematic equations and organic compositions to create unique, usable designs. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 10, 2014.

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Mathematics with 3D Printing

BY KEN BAKER
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 20, 2013

Ken Baker speaks on the progression of mathematics in 3D printing, including experimentation with sense of depth, curves, planes, and symmetry. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 5, 2014.

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Far Out & East

BY SARAH MICHELLE RUPERT
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Sarah Michelle Rupert represents Girls' Club, a non-profit private foundation and exhibition space which was created to educate the public and nurture careers of contemporary female artists. She focuses on the art of Su-en Wong, who creates pieces influenced by social realism, duality, and self-identity formation. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 6, 2014.

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Feminism Through Art

BY ALPESH KANTILAL PATEL
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Alpesh Kantilal Patel showcases art exhibits that challenge gender and sexuality norms. International feminism and liberation of women are emphasized in this combination of art and activism. 

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People of Two Spirits

BY HOUSTON CYPRESS
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Houston Cypress, of the Miccosukee Native American tribe, speaks of the "two-spirit" phenomena within Native American culture. He approaches the subject stating that this idea is not so much a sexual orientation but a gender analysis. Houston gives us great examples of transgender aboriginal peoples serving all sorts of roles within their communities, and discusses his personal experiences coming out. 

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The LBGT Archives

BY EMERY GRANT
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Emery Grant represents the Stonewall National Museum & Archives, an institution working to become recognized as the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender museum in the US. He discusses origin of the Stonewall's collection, delves a bit into LBGT history, and speaks about the future of the LBGT human rights movement.  

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In Vogue

BY DANIELA MONTOYA
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 20, 2013

Mixed-media artist Daniela Montoya conducted her master's thesis on the ballroom community dance known as "Vogue". Daniela's research work on this subculture revealed a unique heirarchy and kinship system including titles like "mother" and "sister" and she exounds upon the influence the vogue subculture has had upon pop culture.

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