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Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design Presents Films for ONE to EIGHT PROJECTORS

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Roger Beebe's Films for ONE to EIGHT PROJECTORS

Miami, October 8, 2013 - Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOAD), in partnership with New World School of the Arts (NWSA) at MDC, will present Films for ONE to EIGHT PROJECTORS, an experimental film screening and performance by Roger Beebe. The one-night-only performance will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, at New World School of the Arts studios and exhibition space – ARTSEEN, located in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. The performance is free and open to the public. 

Films for ONE to EIGHT PROJECTORS expands the Museum’s support of projects presented outside the traditional gallery setting. With this latest creation, Beebe presents a program and performance of his recent multi-projector films to Miami, where he explores the possibilities of using multiple projectors—running as many as eight projectors simultaneously.

Beebe received a BA from Amherst College in 1993 and a PhD from the Literature Program at Duke University in 2000. He has also studied at the University of Grenoble, the University of California at Berkeley, and the École Normale Superieure.

His films and videos have screened on six continents (including Antarctica). They have also played on the CBS Jumbotron in Times Square, at the Museum of Modern Art, and at Anthology Film Archives as well as at hundreds of festivals including Rotterdam, Sundance, the European Media Arts Festival (EMAF), and New York Underground.

 

MOAD Presents Films for ONE to EIGHT PROJECTORS by experimental filmmaker Roger Beebe

  • WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • WHERE: NWSA – ARTSEEN 2215 NW Second Ave
  • COST: Free

For more information about the exhibition at MDC Museum of Art + Design, please contact the Museum at 305-237-7702 or museum@mdc.edu. Additional information may be found on the Museum website: www.mdcmoad.org 

About MDC Museum of Art + Design

MDC Museum of Art + Design (MOAD) is Miami Dade College’s flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed at the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown Miami. The mission of the Museum is to promote the appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art from within the College’s extensive permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Furthermore, the Museum presents year-round lectures, symposiums and art-related events to expose, educate, and engage the greater public through related creative processes.

The MDC Museum of Art + Design provides its patrons and visitors access to unique cultural, historical and educational exhibitions that enrich the greater community while building and preserving an expansive permanent art collection. Miami Dade College has been collecting art since the 1960s. Over the years, the collection has grown to contain more than 1,600 works in all mediums and genres, specifically within the movements of minimalism, pop art of the ’60s and ’70s, conceptual art and contemporary Latin American art. The College and Museum actively acquire works by emerging and under-recognized artists, as well as major figures in modern, post-modern and contemporary art. 

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