Weird Miami at Bas Fisher Invitational

From Jul 10th through Sept 18th, 2010.

altThere is a much more interesting – sometimes dark – and never boring side to Miami, one only known to the people who inhabit this town.  For any Miamian a typical day’s experiences could range from strange to the swampy sublime. Is there any such thing as “Flori-duh?”  It is only when one accepts the city in all its glorious weirdness that one can unearth the cracked and quirky gems that lie hidden within.

The artists, both Miamians and non-natives, consider their experiences with people they have come across, through mysterious topographies they have discovered, and objects they have excavated or exhumed, as a way to make sense of or share their unique finding.
Artists in the exhibition are Autumn Casey, Alyse Emdur, Adler Guerrier, Jason Hedges, Nicolas Lobo & Kenneth Andrew Mroczek, Justin Long, Isabel Moros and Peggy Nolan.

Weird Miami Artist-Led Bus Tours

During the 3rd Sundays of July, August and September the BFI will kick-off a series of monthly school-bus tours each led by 2 artists from Miami, taking tour-goers to unexpected locations around the city. Each location is selected by the artist-leaders, and will not be revealed ahead of time in order to keep riders in suspense. “We’ll load into the big yellow school bus and be completely at the artists’ mercy!” – Agatha Wara, BFI. The artists leading the tours are Kevin Arrow, Clifton Childree, Christy Gast, Adler Guerrier, plus other guests. Contact Bas Fisher Invitational to reserve tickets.

Bas Fisher Invitational
180 NE 39th Street, Suite 210
Miami, FL 33137
305.879.6978
www.basfisherinvitational.com

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