NADA Presents

NADA Presents is a series of conversations, performances, and events during NADA Miami, December 6–9, 2018 showcasing unique voices in contemporary art and culture. Join us as they share the stage in an eclectic line-up of public programs.

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Special Projects

Special Projects at NADA Miami 2018 feature sculptures and installations presented by exhibitors and partners. Special Projects at the fair are located in and around the grounds of the Ice Palace Studios—in the garden, around the bathroom, and North Miami Avenue.

This year, Detroit-based artist and creator of the Heidelberg Project, Tyree Guyton will present a new tree sculpture in the garden area; Miami’s Fringe Projects will present a painted automobile cover by artist Keith Allyn Spencer parked on North Miami Avenue, and Los Angeles gallery AA|LA will present new hanging rawhide works by artist and writer Rindon Johnson installed across the palm trees. The full list of participating artists and galleries is below.

Participating Artists:
Carl D'Alvia (Helena Anrather)
Tyree Guyton (Martos Gallery)
Serban Ionescu (Safe Gallery)
Rindon Johnson (AA|LA Gallery)
Keith Allyn Spencer (Fringe Projects)
Lisa Williamson (Shane Campbell Gallery)

In addition, Arkansas-based gallery Good Weather has organized a booth-as-exhibition in the bathrooms and breezeway lobby of Ice Palace Studios at NADA Miami with work by Anthony Campuzano, Corey Escoto, iris yirei hu, Dylan Spaysky, and Allen Brewer, among others.

NADA Acquisition Gift for PAMM

NADA and Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) are pleased to continue the NADA Acquisition Gift for PAMM, an acquisition gift for the museum’s permanent collection that will be selected from the works exhibited at NADA Miami 2018.

For the acquisition gift, NADA provides a fund for PAMM curators Jennifer Inacio and María Elena Ortiz to acquire an artwork for the museum’s permanent collection.

This is an initiative designed to enhance the relationship between the museum and the fair’s international roster of exhibiting galleries and artists – as well as an opportunity for NADA to support and engage with the art institutions of Miami-Dade County in new and dynamic ways.

Proceeds raised from NADA Miami ticket sales will fund the NADA Acquisition Gift for PAMM.

NADA International Gallery Prize

NADA is delighted to present Arcadia Missa (London) and ASAKUSA (Tokyo) as the 2018 recipients of the second annual NADA Miami International Gallery Prize.

The initiative awards galleries based outside the United States a distinctive platform to participate in NADA Miami for the first time in a sponsored booth, furthering NADA’s global mission of cultivation, support, and advancement of new and relevant voices in contemporary art.

Arcadia Missa presents works by two London-based artists: otherworldly paintings by Lewis Hammond and a sculptural work, “Precious Expressions” (2018), by Reba Maybury, a vitrine filled with objects from a period of performance and labour. Arcadia Missa began as a project space in 2011 and became a gallery representing artists in late 2014. The gallery has been publishing books since 2011.

ASAKUSA presents new works by Russian artist Anton Vidokle and Mexican artist Yoshua Okón. Vidokle presents “Citizens of the Cosmos” (2018), a set of 18 storyboards for his new Cosmist film, and Okón exhibits his new video installation that addresses Tokyo’s ongoing problem of household waste and growing environmental concerns. ASAKUSA was established to promote curatorial collaboration and interdisciplinary practice across borders.

The International Gallery Prize recipients were selected by the NADA Miami 2018 Selection Committee. The prize is supported by visitors of NADA Miami through ticket sales.

NADA Artadia Award

NADA and Artadia are pleased to present a collaborative group exhibition at NADA Miami 2018 celebrating recipients of the NADA Artadia Award.

The booth features artworks by 11 grantees from the previous six years of the NADA Artadia award, including Margaret Lee, Meg Cranston, Ryan Foerster, What Pipeline, Sergei Tcherepnin, Jackie Saccoccio, Summer Wheat, Philip Smith, Josh Mannis, Carolin Eidner, Farah Al-Qasimi.

Additionally, NADA and Artadia will present the NADA Artadia Award to an artist exhibiting at the fair. Two nationally renowned curators will select one artist exhibiting at the fair to receive an unrestricted, merit-based award of $5,000. The chosen artist will have access to the lifetime of benefits of the Artadia Awards program, including participation in the Art & Dialogue series, exhibition opportunities, studio visits with curators and collectors, and access to ongoing professionals services.

The NADA Artadia Award acknowledges innovative voices working in contemporary art today. This unique collaboration highlights the ways in which non-profit organizations can come together to celebrate artist excellence during an art fair.

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