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Cultural Memory and Contemporary Upheavals: A Conversation Between Lyle Ashton Harris and Gean Moreno

Lyle Ashton Harris and Gean Moreno will discuss the “Ektachrome Archive,” a body of documentary images that Harris produced at the end of the 1980s and first half of the 1990s on view now at ICA Miami. Read More

Jadé Fadojutimi in conversation with Alex Gartenfeld

A conversation between Jadé Fadojutimi and Alex Gartenfeld, Artistic Director of ICA Miami, who will discuss the artist’s practice, the recent acquisition of work by ICA Miami. Read More

Artist Talks for Young Audiences: Odili Donald Odita

Artist Odili Donald Odita discusses his recent site-specific installation in ICA Miami's central stairwell with Itzel Basualdo and students from the Young Artists Initiative program. Read More

Artist Talks for Young Audiences: Eric-Paul Riege

Artist Eric-Paul Riege, discusses his recent Ground Floor Exhibition, working across media, with an emphasis on woven sculpture, wearable art, and durational performance. Read More

Artist Talk with Cristine Brache

Artist Cristine Brache screens and discusses her recent digital commission for ICA Miami titled "Morning Sickness in the USA" (2020), as well as a selection of artworks and installations. Read More

ICA Ideas: Rindon Johnson in conversation with Diamond Stingily

Artist and poet Rindon Johnson and rising Brooklyn-based artist Diamond Stingily discuss Stingily’s recent work included in her first solo museum presentation at ICA Miami, and myriad influences, including childhood memories, hair, fantasy, and the Amish. Read More

Diamond Stingily: The joy and beauty in Blackness

During a conversation with ICA Miami and poet Rindon Johnson, emerging Brooklyn-based artist Diamond Stingily touches on how the joy of Black art subverts expectation. Read More

Germane Barnes: “The Agency of Architecture”

Urban designer Germane Barnes explores the role of the architect and architecture in today’s intersectional environment and asks: "Can the architect be held responsible for non-inclusive spaces?" Read More

Eileen Myles: Selected poetry, Shannon Ebner “Passing A”

“It’s weird when you’re moved by your own work.” Iconic poet Eileen Myles shares anecdotes from her life and reads selected poems, including a new poem titled “Passing A” on the occasion of artist Shannon Ebner’s exhibition “A Public Character” at ICA Miami. Watch the full presentation here. Read More

ICA Speaks: Mark Handforth (Full Lecture)

Renowned artist and sculptor Mark Handforth discussed recent exhibitions, including a new sculpture commissioned as part of ICA Miami’s inaugural presentation in its new home in the Miami Design District. Learn more. Read More

A Mystic Commitment: Richard Tuttle installs historic work at ICA Speaks

“I am going to walk over there and put up this piece. I won’t take this microphone with me… Perhaps this sends a message or shows that I’m committed to the individual—and I might say to the mystic, as well.” In a moment of unexpected spontaneity, renowned conceptual artist Richard… Read More

Hernan Bas: What makes gay art gay?

Internationally renowned painter Hernan Bas discusses the “otherworldly,” audience awakenings, and the implicit meanings depicted in gay art. But the question remains: “What makes gay art gay?” Watch Hernan Bas’s full lecture here. Read More

ICA Speaks: John Miller “Relations in Public” (Full Lecture)

Renowned conceptual artist John Miller presents a new lecture, “Relations in Public,” in conjunction with the artist’s first American museum exhibition, “I Stand, I Fall,” at ICA Miami. Learn more. Read More

Luciana Parisi: “Instrumentality or the Origin of Techno-logic”

As part of the Art + Research Center’s Spring 2017 Semester, “New Social Abstractions,” Luciana Parisi, co-director of the Digital Culture Unit at Goldsmiths University of London, delivers a new public lecture, “Instrumentality or the origin of techno-logic,” at ICA Miami. Read More

Sven Lütticken: “Producing Facts: Notes on the Politics of Concrete Abstraction”

Arts theorist Sven Lütticken explores the cultural, social, economic, and technological conditions that produce “alternative facts.” From Lütticken: “As fake news and ‘alternative facts’ triumph, the complexity of facticity is denied. However, ritualistic ‘fact checking’ is in itself not a solution as the performativity of social media goes into overdrive. Read More

ICA Speaks: Panel Discussion with Jillian Mayer and Nicolas Lobo

ICA Miami Associate Curator Stephanie Seidel moderates a panel discussion between Nicolas Lobo and Jillian Mayer, Miami-based artists whose practice explore the effects of technology and the increasing complexity and digitization of everyday life. Lobo and Mayer discuss how science fact, science fiction, and the artists’ own social spaces inform… Read More

ICA Speaks: Hernan Bas (Full Lecture)

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ICA Ideas: Tim Griffin on Ryan Sullivan (Full Lecture)

Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Kitchen, New York, Tim Griffin discusses contemporary painting and previews his contribution to ICA Miami’s catalogue for Ryan Sullivan. Learn more. Read More

ICA Ideas: K-HOLE Miami Report

As part of K-HOLE’s residency with ICA Miami, co-founders Dena Yago and Sean Monahan conducted market research over the course of three days that used the city as a case study. In the tradition of science fiction, K-HOLE looked to specific cases of speculative real estate development, communities, and… Read More

ICA Speaks: Roe Ethridge (Full Lecture)

ICA Miami’s inaugural ICA Speaks program begins with a talk by world-renowned photographer Roe Ethridge, whose work over the last decade has radically altered the relationship between fashion and fine art photography. His work has been featured in the Whitney and Lyons Biennials, and is in permanent collections of leading… Read More