Miami Performance International Festival M/p’17
Chief Curators: Charo Oquet and Frank Falestra
Sites: MIAMI BEACH BOTANICAL GARDEN, EDGE ZONES ART GALLERY, LUMMUS PARK – OCEAN DRIVE – MIAMI BEACH
The 6th Edition of “Miami Performance Festival International ’17” (M/P ’17) will take place from June 22-25, 2017. M/P ’17 will be staged in five different venues around Miami-Dade County with different countries represented and a host of local talent . The festival will show a total of a variety of works and will encourage viewers to investigate performance art’s and Noise artistic influence and contributions to our visual and sound culture and will provide the viewer with a unique performance and sound experience beyond the realm of traditional art. A four-days long interdisciplinary complex multileveled platform which will include videos of performances, live performances, noise, experimental sound art audience participation, publications, artist talks and visual art exhibitions, demonstrates the commitment by Edge Zones to the professional development of South Florida artists in national and international forum.
M/P ’17 is a stage for both young and emerging artists, curators, critics, and scholars to present their latest work. This world-class performing arts festival will provide the opportunity for our live audience of approximately 7,000 to engage deeply with the ideas emerging from these provocative works.
Miami Performance International Festival (M/P’17) seeks to continue to expand and provide a platform for South Florida-based performance and sound artists to create new work in Miami. This “challenge”, also bringing professionals together for the sake of a common goal: pushing the boundaries of their practice and making that same work accessible to a wider audience.
Participating Countries: Chile, Canada, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, Germany and Iran
Stephanie Acosta (NY) | Barbati Confeti – Dominican Republic | Maria Therese Barbist | Rat Bastard| Pip Brant | Honorable Deamons | Viviana Druga – Germany | Rick Fantasies | Janler Mendéz – Cuba | Audry Horny | Fsik Huvnx | Ironing | Jan and Dave |Navid Memar – Iran |Gray Moreau | Bill Orcutt | Juju Pie | Sahily Tamayo | Gustavo Solar – Chile | Sarah Valdez |