On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Alan Faena and FAENA ART celebrated the opening of the Biennale of Moving Images at Faena Bazaar and Park in Miami Beach. A co-production between Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève and FAENA ART, the Biennale of Moving Images is a one-of-a-kind hybrid event bringing together visual artists, film directors, and performers under the artistic direction of Andrea Bellini and Ximena Caminos in collaboration with Cecilia Alemani, Caroline Bourgeois, and Elvira Dyangani Ose. This marks the 15th edition of the Biennale of Moving Images and the first time that it has been presented in the United States.

 

Art world luminaries and Miami VIPS’s came together last Thursday to fete the debut of The Biennale of Moving Images. Guests enjoyed video installations from artists including Jillian Mayer, Kerry Tribe, and others. The entire Bazaar was overtaken by the chic crowd discovering the wealth of arts programming offered on the campus. White hot electronic duo Paperwater entertained the revelers on the rooftop with an electronic set. Notables in attendance included:

 

Alan Faena;

Ximena Caminos;

Zoe Lukov, Director of Exhibitions for Faena Art;

Edouard Duval Carrie  artist;

Agustina Woodgate -artist;

Carlos Betancourt -artist;

Lynn Golub Gelfman -artist;

Kathryn Mikesell – Fountainhead Residency;

Anthony Spinello gallerist;

Joe Berg collector;

Igor Ramirez -stylist;
Barbara Becker
actress;

Typoe artist;

Ines Rivero model;

Iran Issa Kahn photographer;

Macha Leblanc social;

Mireille Chancy Gonzales – art dealer and PAMM Board member;
Gita Shamdasani – Faena Art board member


A selection of highlights from the Biennale is presented across the Faena District, set in non-traditional spaces and accompanied by an open screening program as well as special features in the Faena Hotel screening room. The exhibition continues through April 30, 2017 with screenings Wednesday – Sunday 3pm – 9pm throughout Faena District between 32nd and 35th Streets on Collins Avenue and is free and open to the public. For full schedule, please go to http://www.faenaart.org/exhibitions/film-program/

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