PechaKucha Presentation

Unmasking African Tribal Art

PRESENTED ON APR 26, 2016
IN MIAMI @ VOL 33

Ashley Peeler of Nomad Gallery talks about Europe's influence on Africa and vice versa, specifically in relation to tribal art.  She provides a couple of examples where Picasso and Matisse were influenced by shapes, figures, and lines found in African tribal art.

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''better than Picasso''

BY NICOLAS URIBE
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 20, 2010

"You don't have to be cool to be an artist" says Nicolás Uribe. With the rigor of the Academy and the personality of a comics fan, Nicolás shares his thoughts on what it is to be a painter these days.   

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The Miami Rail

BY HUNTER BRAITHWAITE
@ VOL 22 ON JUL 30, 2013

Hunter Braithwaite introduces The Miami Rail, an art newspaper inspired by The Brooklyn Rail. The Brooklyn Rail is a newspaper that New Yorkers can read while on their daily train commute. It is passed between riders as they board and disembark the train. The Miami Rail has brought this unique idea to Miami.

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East African visual art scene

BY JEPKORIR ROSE
IN NAIROBI

Jepkorir Rose graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from Kenyatta University in 2012 and has worked in Nairobi as a designer before joining Circle Art Agency in 2013. She aims at acquiring the appropriate critical and reflexive tools to help support and build artistic practice in the East African visual art scene.

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What is Sacred?

BY VERA DE CHALAMBERT
@ VOL 33 ON APR 26, 2016

Vera de Chalambert, a spiritual story teller and Harvard-educated scholar of Comparative Religion, talks about sacred in regards to the Divine Feminine.  In her presentation she references several world religions including Hinduisim and Christianity. She also teaches and writes about mindfulness in the modern world. 

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Creating Sacred Spaces

BY ROBIN HAINES MERRILL
@ VOL 33 ON APR 26, 2016

Artist, designer, and Christian missionary Robin Haines Merrill talks about creating sacred spaces throughout South Florida. She founded The Upper Room Art Gallery which is a place where artists have the freedom to express themselves spiritually and with artistic integrity in how our work is viewed and sold in the marketplace. 

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Sacred Space Holder

BY RACHEL LEVY LMHC
@ VOL 33 ON APR 26, 2016

Rachel Levy, Scared Space Holder at The Sacred Space Miami, talks about the sacred space in relationships.  She is not only an Imago Relationship Therapist, but leader the free-form happening she calls Prayerdanse.

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Reawakening of the Indiginous Kitchen

BY MARIAH GLADSTONE
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 09, 2017

Mariah Gladstone is the creator if Indigikitchen , an online cooking show where she specializes in creating meals based on foods that would have been found in the diet of her Indiginous ancestors. Mariah spotlights the issue of nutrition in indiginous communities around the nation and shows us how she is helping to get people back to eating healthier through recipes based on her cultural heritage.

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Wild Tigers, Sacred Spirits

BY ABHISH S. BIRLA
@ VOL 23 ON JUL 11, 2018

An award-winning producer, director, and editor, Abhish S. Birla talks about telling our stories, whether those stories are about filming wild tigers or being the first person to film a sacred Sundance ceremony.

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AFRIKA360: The Journey

BY IYABA IBO MANDINGO
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 11, 2018

In his search to move past the European influence and find the AFRIKAN aesthetic to his art, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo made an amazing discovery!