Tonight, Friday, May 3, 2013, the Bronx Museum of the Arts premieres a screening of the smARTpower Documentaries from 6:00-10:00pm.
Puerto Rican artist Miguel Luciano will join fellow participating artists Art Jones, Mary Mattingly, Chris “Daze” Ellis, Xaviera Simmons, Kianga Ford, and Brett Cook in a lively conversation about the filmmaking process, moderated by Elizabeth Grady, smARTpower Program Manager. There will also be a post-screening Q&A session with Sergio Bessa, Director of Curatorial and Education Programs.
Miguel Luciano was born in Puerto Rico in 1972. He received his MFA from the University of Florida. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide, including the Kréyol Factory exhibition in Paris in 2009 [also see Caribbean Artists Explore Creole Identities in Paris: Kréyol Factory] and the “Pimp my Piragua” mobile public art project commissioned by the Queens Museum of Art in New York in 2008, among many other projects.
All the documentaries are also viewable online (as well as more information) at http://www.bronxmuseum.org/smartpower/