Miami Performance International Festival is an Edge Zones Production

JUNE 22- 25, 2017


June 22-25, 2017

www.edgezones.org www.miamiperformancefestival.org

Chief Curator: Charo Oquet, co-curator (to be announced)


Sites: MIAMI BEACH BOTANICAL GARDEN, EDGE ZONES ART PROJECT, CHURCHILL’S PUB, MIAMI BEACH REGIONAL LIBRARY

The 6th Edition of “Miami Performance Festival International ’17”  (M/P ’17)  will take place from June 22-25, 2017.   M/P ’17  will be staged in five different venues around Miami-Dade County with 17 countries represented and a host of local talent .  The festival will show a total of 37 different works and will encourage viewers to investigate performance art’s and Noise artistic influence and contributions to our visual and sound culture and will provide the viewer with a unique performance and sound experience beyond the realm of traditional art. A four-days long interdisciplinary complex multileveled platform which will include videos of performances, live performances, noise, experimental sound art audience participation, publications, artist talks and visual art exhibitions, demonstrates the commitment by Edge Zones to the professional development of South Florida artists in national and international forum.


M/P ’17 is a stage for both young and emerging artists, curators, critics, and scholars to present their latest work. This world-class performing arts festival will provide the opportunity for our live audience of approximately 7,000 to engage deeply with the ideas emerging from these provocative works.


Miami Performance International Festival (M/P’17) seeks to continue to expand and provide a platform for South Florida-based performance and sound artists to create new work in Miami. This “challenge”, also bringing professionals together for the sake of a common goal: pushing the boundaries of their practice and making that same work accessible to a wider audience.


Participating Countries:  To be announced


Participating Performance and Noise Artists:


To Be announced


Participating Video  - To be announced


Participating Printmakers:  To be announced


Participating Artist Bookmakers:  To be announced

About Edge Zones

Edge Zones is an artist and volunteer-run contemporary arts non-profit dedicated to the research, conceptualization and execution of events that strengthen the contemporary art environment in Miami. EZ seeks to make contemporary art accessible, to engage audiences and to create a focal point for international research and awareness.  Edge Zones is committed to assisting local artists from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds in their creative production and disseminating their professional development in national and international forums by establishing a strong regional exchange network connected to the rest of the world.


Schedule:

6.22.16    1 pm - 04 pm  MIAMI BEACH REGIONAL LIBRARY, 227 22nd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139

6.22.16    9 pm - 02 am  CHURCHILL’S - 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33137

6.23.16    7 pm -10 pm   EDGE ZONES ART PROJECT, 3317 NW 7th Ave. Circle, Miami, FL 33127

6.24.16    6 pm -11 pm  EDGE ZONES ART PROJECT, 3317 NW 7th Ave. Circle, Miami, FL 33127

6.25.16    1 pm - 04 pm   MIAMI BEACH BOTANICAL GARDEN - 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139


About Edge Zones

Edge Zones is an artist and volunteer-run contemporary arts non-profit dedicated to the research, conceptualization and execution of events that strengthen the contemporary art environment in Miami. EZ seeks to make contemporary art accessible, to engage audiences and to create a focal point for international research and awareness.  Edge Zones is committed to assisting local artists from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds in their creative production and disseminating their professional development in national and international forums by establishing a strong regional exchange network connected to the rest of the world.

Support by:

The principal sponsors for the Miami Performance International Festival ’16 are: Edge Zones Project, Florida, USA , Miami Dade County-Cultural Affairs Council, Florida State Cultural Affairs Council, Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Council, The Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Peroni


Contact:  Charo Oquet

                305 303 8852

                edgezones@me.com

                www.miamiperformancefestival.org

             

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