w/ Curator in Residence Lynnette Miranda
Join us August 25, 6 PM for a date with 2016-2017 Curator in Residence Lynnette Miranda! Learn about Miranda’s curatorial practice as well as the vision for her upcoming exhibitions. Following her presentation, she will facilitate and participate in a 15-20 minute speed dating exercise where attendees can get to know Miranda and each other in a span of 1-2 minutes. Speed dating is optional!
Speed Dating w/ Curator-in-Residence, Lynnette Miranda
Thursday, August 25th, 6-8PM
La Esquina (1000 W 25th Street KC MO 64106)
Lynnette Miranda is a latinx curator and writer from Miami, FL. Over the last six years, she has worked at leading art institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, ART21, and Creative Time. In 2015, she coordinated three art conferences, including The Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum at the Venice Biennale and at Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls High School, as well as ART21’s Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education at the Park Avenue Armory.
In 2010, Miranda founded make-space.net, an artist-run online platform and curatorial initiative that investigates and promotes the practices of experimental contemporary artists. As an independent curator, she has organized several group exhibitions including: Present Futures: Strategies Toward Emancipation (Part One) at Denny Gallery (New York, NY), Shifting Impressions: City Souvenirs at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space (New York, NY), Fragile States and Futile Divide at ACRE Projects (Chicago, IL), and Make Space IRL during MDW Fair 2012 at Mana Contemporary (Chicago, IL).
She received an MA in Visual Arts Administration with an emphasis in curatorial and exhibition studies from New York University in 2014, and a BFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010.