HOT WALLS: Estamos Aquí (We Are Here)November 8, 2014 7:30pm
Empty lot on NE corner of South Broadway & Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD
ONE NIGHT ONLY! FREE PUBLIC ART!
"HOT WALLS: Estamos Aquí (We Are Here)" is a series of photographs featuring Latino business owners, community leaders, employees, and residents. These photographs will be projected for one night on the side of a building in the empty lot located on the NE corner of Eastern Avenue and South Broadway Street in order to make visible the contributions, and struggles of Latinos.
This public art project is produced by artist-curator Michelle Gomez in collaboration withLuminous Intervention, The Latino Providers Network Inc. (LPN) (LPN) and the community. Special thanks to Patricia Fuentes, project assistant. For more information about Luminous Intervention and the HOT WALLS projection series, please visit www.hotwalls.luminousintervention.org.
May 2014: Check out what I have been working on for the past two years for my Thesis in Curatorial Practice!
In partnership with Maryland Traditions and the Latino Providers Network, this co-creative exhibition of objects, artworks and interviews investigates how Latino spiritual traditions express faith and devotion, and how those spiritual traditions create a sense of belonging within the Upper Fells Point and Highlandtown neighborhoods—the centers of Baltimore’s growing Latino communities.
Devociones y Fe was curated by Michelle Gomez for her M.F.A. in Curatorial Practice thesis at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Please visit www.devocionesyfe.com for more details and information on programs.
September 2013: "CONGREGATE art + faith + community" is a community exhibition about art and faith communities in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District in Baltimore, MD co-curated by the M.F.A. in Curatorial Practice class of 2014. For more information, please visit www.congregatebaltimore.com.
May 2013: As you all know, I have been immersed in my Curatorial Practice Graduate Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and about to complete my first year! I have been enjoying my time here, working very hard on two community focused exhibitions: "CONGREGATE art + faith + community in collaboration with my classmates, and my Thesis in addition to many other projects in Baltimore, MD.
March 2013: THIRTY: 30 Creative Minds Under 30 is a series of monthly talks featuring thirty emerging Baltimore artists under the age of thirty. All of the participants will use a diverse range of creative practices, from visual art to performance, curatorial, community art, design, film, photography and technology to create visual
experiences. Through these talks, guests will be able to learn about interdisciplinary practices and how these creative minds all share a similar goal: to present a visual experience. Every month 2‐3 artists will convene to present their perspectives on current cultural trends and how that plays into their practice, use of media and
Conceptually, THIRTY originated through Michelle Gomez, a MICA undergraduate alumni and current Curatorial Practice candidate. Ms. Gomez serves MAP through her student seat on the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) and by chairing the THIRTY committee. Other THIRTY committee members include Briony Evans Hynson, also a MICA alumni, and Joe Letourneau, MAP’s new Program Advisory Committee Chair.