NADA Presents

NADA Presents is a series of conversations, performances, and events during NADA Miami, December 5–8, 2019 showcasing unique voices in contemporary art and culture. Join us as they share the stage in an eclectic line-up of public programs.

Featured participants include Eamon Ore-Giron, Naima J. Keith, Diana Nawi, Franklin Sirmans, Tiff Massey, Alexandria Smith, Glendalys Medina, Elena Belonogova, John Riepenhoff, Jeffrey Rosen, Chris Sharp, Anna Evtiugina, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, David Gryn, Pat Elifritz, Tyler Ashley (The Dauphine of Bushwick), TM Davy, Carlos Motta, Oscar Nñ (Papi Juice), Faris Al-Shathir, Suzanne Jackson, Mateo Serna Zapata, Josh Fadem, Naomi Fisher, Sean-Kierre Lyons, and Alicia Mersy.

NADA Presents will host conversations and events organized with Absolut Art, BOFFO, Burnaway, Cube.Moscow, Nina Johnson, Charles Moffett, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Project Art, Prospect New Orleans, Tif Sigfrids, and more.


Special Projects

A selection of artworks and installations presented by NADA exhibitors and partners, Special Projects at NADA Miami 2019 are located in and around the grounds of the Ice Palace Studios.

Chakaia Booker
“Sustainable Hope,” 2008
Presented by EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York

Carlos Noronha Feio
“(even if at heart we are uncertain of the will to connect, there is a common future ahead!),” 2019
Presented by Narrative Projects, London

Heidi Lau
“Tears. Gas. Pearls.,” 2019
Presented by AA|LA, Los Angeles

Carolyn Salas
“Caryatid No. 2,” 2019
Presented by Mrs., New York

Chloe Seibert
“untitled figure,” 2019
Presented by MICKEY, Chicago

NADA Acquisition Gift for PAMM

NADA and Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) are pleased to announce 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 2019.

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 Artadia Award

NADA and Artadia are pleased to present the NADA Artadia Award at NADA Miami 2019. This will be the 12th time NADA and Artadia have partnered to give unrestricted funds 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 professional 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.

NADA x Daata Digital Art Comissions

NADA and Daata Editions, the online hub for digital artwork, are pleased to announce a new partnership to commission video art from three artists, each from a NADA Member gallery: Molly Soda at Jack Barrett gallery, Jibade-Khalil Huffman at Anat Ebgi Gallery and Jess Johnson & Simon Ward at Jack Hanley Gallery. The works will be debuted by Daata at NADA Miami, December 5–8, and available to stream and purchase as at

The works included in the inaugural installment include new commissions by Puerto Rican born artist Molly Soda whose work grapples with our post-social media society; Jibade-Khalil Huffman an artist and writer whose video and photo works use found, archival material and contemporary ephemera to address slippage in memory and language, particular to race and visibility; and Jess Johnson & Simon Ward together explore the speculative intersections between language, science fiction, culture, and technology through varied practices including animation, virtual reality, comedy and video.

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