The artists at Miami Bridge Central are getting ready to play mas at the Miami Broward Carnival on October 5. We will be putting on a Fancy Sailor masquerade, and the theme for our band is Splash! Here are the first costumes to come out of the Mas Camp: Fish heads! Design by Damian Rojo, [...]
Carnival Arts shared five years of workshops, performances, and videos in a restrospective exhibit at the mia galleries in the Miami International Airport. Carnival Artist Kiara wears a mask from a workshop at Miami Bridge Homestead led by Rebeca Gilling. Photo: Alex Heria. Styling: Frances Lordan. At Miami Bridge Central. Carnival Artist Amy wears a [...]
Assembly of the first banner took a bit longer than we had hoped. But now we have an idea for a smoother production tomorrow.
Today was day 2 of the banner workshops. We are making 10 banners -- 8 feet by 10 feet -- to hang over the Carnival Arts exhibit at Miami International Airport. Some young artists dove right in. Others protested that they couldn't draw, then proceeded to produce amazing drawings. Everybody contributed. Tomorrow, we start assembling [...]
Cuban-born visual and performance artist and videographer Damian Rojo has exhibited his work extensively across the United States and abroad since 1984, in venues such as the Bas Fisher Invitational and Locust Projects in Miami; the American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore; the Modern Primitive, Atlanta; Domestic Settings, Los Angeles; and the Now Gallery in New [...]