Depth of Identity
The unprecedented exhibition Depth of Identity: Art as Memory and Archive explores the impact and legacy of the African, Indo, and Caribbean Diaspora across US cities and the Caribbean.
Experience the art and culture of the African Diaspora during a three-month exhibition from August 11 – October 20, 2022, at Green Space Miami, featuring nineteen artists. Scheduled events include visual art, music, film, teas, and art performances by Yacine Tilala Fall and Kim Yantis during the run of the exhibition.
An opening reception will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Green Space Miami, 7200 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida 33138. Valet parking is available. RSVP to confirm attendance.
It is through the eyes of practicing artists that the nuances of the concept of identity are revealed. What does identity hold? What does it reveal or remember? The exhibition Depth of Identity: Art as Memory and Archive juxtaposes works from ten countries, representing first-generation artists across time and geography through paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, photographs, and installations. The works represent artists from Caribbean countries including Jamaica, Barbados, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Suriname, and Haiti. Kenya and Korea are represented by artists Mazola Wa Mwasinghadi and Kim Myung -Sik.This exhibition is organized by Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI) curated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace.Major support for this exhibition is provided by the Green Family Foundation Trust.DVCAI exhibitions and programs are made possible with support from The Mellon Foundation, The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation at The Miami Foundation, South Arts, The Ford Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), The Miami Salon Group, Inc, National Performance Network (NPN), and Readytex Art Gallery. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.About Green Space Miami:Green Space Miami is the Green Family Foundation’s arts initiative & art space in the MiMo Historic District of Miami. Guided by the Foundation’s principles of inclusion, community empowerment and education, Green Space Miami centers historically marginalized stories at the intersections of lived experience, hosted in a space for dialogue. Green Space Miami’s mission is to be a catalyst for action around critical social issues, collaborating with community partners and educational institutions.
About Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator:Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, Inc. (DVCAI) is a Miami-based 501(c)3 organization. The mission of DVCAI is to promote, nurture and cultivate the vision and diverse talent of emerging artists from the Caribbean and Latin Diaspora through our exhibition programs, artist-in-residence programs, international exchange programs and educational and outreach activities that celebrate Miami-Dade’s rich cultural and social fabric. For more information, please visit our website www.dvcai.org and follow our activities on Instagram & Twitter .