May 082014
Oct 232014


New Territories
Laboratories for Design, Craft, and Art in Latin America

November 4, 2014 to March 2, 2015
Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) New York
About the Exhibition
The term “new territories,” as evoked by Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce, refers to the state of making in today’s globalized society, a phenomenon that has helped to spur a confluence of art, design, and craft. The exhibition New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft, and Art in Latin America will examine this trend in several distinct cities throughout Latin America, where some of the most pertinent new directions in arts and design are emerging today.

New Territories explores the collaborations between small manufacturing operations and craftspersons, artists, and designers, and demonstrates how the resulting work addresses not only the issues of commodification and production, but also of urbanization, displacement, and sustainability. The exhibition will explore a number of key themes, including: the dialogue between contemporary trends and artistic legacies in Latin American art; the use of recycled and repurposed materials and objects; the blending of digital and traditional skills; and the reclamation of personal and public space.

New Territories is organized by MAD’s Acting Chief Curator Lowery Stokes Sims and Adriana Kertzer, Curatorial Assistant and Project Manager. It follows MAD’s groundbreaking 2010 exhibition The Global Africa Project, which presented new craft, design, and art that transcended nationality and regionalism in its presentation of the new nomadic paradigm of African identity. The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully-illustrated, full color catalogue that will be published in separate English and Spanish editions by Turner Libros of Madrid and Mexico City.

Major support for New Territories: Laboratories for Art, Craft and Design in Latin America is provided by the Ford Foundation and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation. Additional support is provided by Furthermore: a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund, The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts and The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Family Foundation.

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Curatorial Advisory Committee
Regina Basha
Marcella Echavarría
Susana Torruella Leval
Ana Elena Mallet
Nessia Leonzini Pope
Mari Carmen Ramírez
Gabriela Rangel
Jorge Rivas-Pérez

Magdalena Gruneisen, Curatorial Assistant and Project Manager
Antonio Sánchez Gómez, Curatorial Intern and Exhibitions Assistant
Alex Montane, Curatorial Intern

Special Thanks To
Blanca Serrano
Adélia Borges

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Oct 152014

Curated by William Cordova


OCTOBER 16 – NOVEMBER 15, 2014
West Midtown location: White Provisions Bldg, 1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Suite A06, Atlanta, GA 30318.
Gallery hours: Thursday – Saturday, Noon to 5pm and by appointment. V 404 865 1523

Sep 142014

A Remix of Abundance: Constructing Sustainability
Curated by Tam Gryn and Alejandra Esayag
Exhibition: October 9th, 2014
450 West 31st Street 10th Fl, New York, NY 10001, Sun West Studios


ARTECHO New York is the annual art event that aims to raise funds for TECHO’s projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. All proceeds will fund TECHO’s community development programs: Construction of Transitional Houses and Education and Skills Training Programs.
Bidding available from Sep 26 at 12pm EST until Oct 10 at 4pm EST.

Cobra, 2013-2014 by Ernesto Oroza

Aug 152014


Global Positioning Systems is the second iteration of Pérez Art Museum Miami’s Overview Galleries, in which selections from PAMM’s permanent collection are displayed alongside loans from important private collections. Consisting of six interrelated parts (titledHistory PaintingVisual MemoryThe Uses of HistoryUrban ImaginariesThe Contested Present, and Forms of Commemoration), this thematic group presentation explores the intersection between globalization and history. Since the late 1980s, the political and economic forces unleashed at the close of the Cold War have combined with dramatic advances in transportation and digital communications to create an unprecedented degree of interdependency among the nations of the world. As the networks of individuals, institutions, and markets that constitute the international system of art-making and distribution have expanded to include voices from disparate regions and contexts, the field has become a mirror for the cultural effects of this heightened state of global integration. One of the most important of these cultural effects has been the destabilization of any singular understandings of time and world history. The idea that the past may bear different meanings depending on one’s geographic and cultural standpoint has never seemed more incontrovertible. Global Positioning Systems explores this issue by bringing together the productions of an international and intergenerational array of artists who engage diverse histories while raising questions about how the past is recorded and remembered.

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May 192014
Image: Francesco Pacelli

Image: Francesco Pacelli

Worker build your machinery – workshop by Ernesto Oroza, Valentina Rognoli, Marinella Levi and +LAB
Taken at Politecnico milano – aule CT. 2014


May 082014
MIA-BER (group show)
Curated by William Cordova at Verein Berliner Künstler, Berlin; June 19 – July 13, 2014.

Mar 222014


The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and the Ryder Charitable Foundation are excited and proud to host a new two-day festival, NEXT: From Nano to Macro, Innovation at Every Scale. At NEXT, science and techie fans of all ages can learn about how technology is rapidly adapting to accommodate society’s growing demand for “the NEXT big thing.” During the weekend, visitors will discover that innovation is everywhere –from the obvious to the discreet. Activities include the following:

  • Explore the journey of new ideas from concept to reality through The NEXT Big Thing Innovation Showcase by University of Miami’s The Launch Pad, and be inspired to create from inventors of a variety of ages and interests.
  • Climb in a big “green” truck from Ryder and electric cars from Tesla to learn about the latest technology in sustainable transportation.
  • Learn how current technological developments are leading to improvements for individuals and the environment, from better repairs for the human body to more sustainable transportation with the “nano” talk series including prominent innovators, scientists and engineers from Ryder, BioNIUM, and UM’s Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.
  • Dive into the “Maker” movement through two challenges. At the Mutants Maker Challenge, artist and designer Ernesto Oroza demonstrates how to repurpose the old to become new. During the Belly of the Beast Maker Activity, artist Kerry Phillips uses old and found objects to create a new community art project.*
  • Become the NEXT “Maker” with the Make Me a Maker activities series for kids led by REM Learning Center South
  • Get animated by altering your surroundings through a visually striking projection mapping experience in the planetarium led by Phenomenal Experience Agency.
  • Discover how the very small can impact the very big with nano interactives provided by NISE Network’s Nano Days, BioNIUM, and Materials Advantage FIU Chapter.
  • Stimulate your musical side with sound demos and activities with Arduino Musical Hopstotch by DCR Arduino Brigade.
  • Join The LAB Miami in its weekend long Hackathon Challenge with an app showcase on Sunday at 1pm.  Pre-selected programming teams will have 24 hours to complete the challenge! (The public is welcome to attend the brainstorming kick-off event on Friday, April 4th at the Museum.)
  • Design your own app at The App Challenge Workshop by TECKpert.
  • Learn the basics of coding with a special Coderdojo workshop on Sunday from 2pm-5pm.  The workshop is free, but advanced RSVP is required.  More information can be found here.

*NOTE: We encourage visitors to bring in objects for the Mutants Maker Challenge and Belly of the Beast Maker Activity.  More details to come soon!

The event schedule to come soon, so check back regularly!

For more information about the Ryder Charitable Foundation, please click here.

Jan 242014


Cuban America
An Empire State of Mind

Lehman College Art Gallery
February 4 – May 14, 2014
Reception: March 17th, 2014
6:00 – 8:00 pm

more info here

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Jan 152014
Horizon. Wind chime hanging fixed with red napalm b. Glass, aluminum, iron, clear acrylic, red napalm b. 2013

Horizon. Wind chime hanging fixed with red Napalm B.
Glass, aluminum, iron, clear acrylic, red Napalm B. 2013

Curated by Peter Menéndez

Under the bridge
12425 NE 13th Ave (Ground Floor, #4)

Sunday February 9, 2014 6-9 PM

Sunday April 6, 2014 noon – 3 PM
Other viewings bv APPOINTMENT ONLY
CALL. 305.987.4437

Pavel Acosta, Rafael Domenech, Alejandro González, José Iraola, María Martínez-Cañas, Juan Martín, Ernesto Oroza, Rubén Torres-Llorca, Daniel Viñoly

Review by Janet Batet

Jan 082014


Adaptive Actions

320 pages, soft cover, 21 x 14,5 cm
Color / black and white
Bilingual, French and English texts
Published by Adaptive Actions
ISBN 978-0-9866375-1-3

For orders, please contact: aaheteropolis at

Dec 062013

DV in Pulse Miami 2013

Booth P3, The Ice Palace, 1400 N. Miami Avenue, Miami
December 5 – 8, 2013

Dimensions Variable is pleased to be a part of Pulse Miami 2013. For information visit the Pulse Visitor Information page.

We are presenting work by the following artists:

Margrethe Aanestad, Kevin Arrow, Loriel Beltran, Jenny Brillhart, Felecia Chizuko, Maze De Boer, Christy Gast, Adler Guerrier, Catalina Jaramillo, Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson, Ernesto Oroza, Ariel Orozco, Martin Oppel, Fabian Peña, Alice Raymond, Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova, Magnus Sigurdarson, Erik Smith, Frances Trombly, Odalis Valdivieso and Marcos Vallela.

Nov 202013
Ernesto Oroza - Third World Third World War (installation view), 2013

Ernesto Oroza – Third World Third World War (installation view), 2013

Nov 022013
Gerogia Bullets - CCE Miami - 2013

Gerogia Bullets – CCE Miami – 2013

Images here

Opening Nov 12, 2013 – on view until December 21
At CCEMiami – Free admission

Exhibition by Gean Moreno and Ernesto Oroza, as a parallel project to TAPAS: Spanish Design for Food. It will include a 32-page Tabloid, workshops with students from DASH and the Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College, and different collection of objects.

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