Tag: contemporary artist

Words by Becky Randel Miami native Typoe made a name for himself tagging walls with graffiti. Now he’s going global, eyeing the future, and designing a furniture line. Typoe at the opening reception— presented by the Miami Design District boutique APT 606 and Spinello Projects— for an exhibition of his works. In 2006, three budding artists took […]

Words by Dyllan Furness For Kelly Breez, if there’s one good thing to come out of the nightmare that is the Trump administration, it’s that she’s fucking fired up again. “Everything was pretty hunky-dory while Obama was still around,” she says. “I wasn’t thinking about politics so much. I was like a sleeping giant.” Then […]

Primary is pleased to announce that Magnus Sodamin will begin his month long residency this March / 2017 at AIRIE (Artists in Residence in Everglades, Inc.) South Florida is home to the only subtropical wilderness area in the country, and AIRIE is the only program bringing artists to the Everglades. AIRIE’s purpose is to inform, connect, and support artists, writers […]

Words by Monica Uszerowicz The experience of entering a three-dimensional tarot deck is akin to viewing Autumn Casey’s solo exhibition at Primary Projects, both in its meditative quality and the title alone, Balancing Infinity, While Hanging Upside Down. Watching Lovers Fall from Grace, Underneath the Ground. There’s a piece that refers to the show’s name, too: a Ferris […]

Words by Ciara Lavelle At the opening of Save Your Selves, the group’s intricately stacked pile of personal detritus, found objects, lights, and video displays keeps blowing a fuse. As the lights dim, artist David Anasagasti, better known as Ahol Sniffs Glue, hurries outside to the fuse box and returns with a stepladder. Grinning humbly, […]

Words by Joanne Davila Autumn Casey is a sculpture and performance artist who this week debuts her second solo exhibition at Primary in the Design District.  The deeply personal exhibit showcases a set of sculptural installation works, and seventy-eight 2-D collaged tarot cards inspired by the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck. The deck was given to her at […]

Words by By Anetta Nowosielska Using cards normally associated with mystery and mysticism, Miami artist Autumn Casey reveals her rawest and most personal emotions. Elysian Fields could easily be Autumn Casey’s artistic opus. The visual narrative, now included in the permanent collection of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, offers an emotional peek at the connection between […]

“The opportunity to once again bring cutting-edge contemporary art to this neighborhood was priceless,” says Books Bischof, co-founder of Primary Projects, referring to the collective’s new digs at the core of Miami’s Design District in the former Baltus House space. He and his business partners, Cristina Gonzalez (who calls herself the group’s “backbone”) and local […]