April 18–August 17, 2014
Caribbean: Crossroads of the World explores the diverse cultural history of the Caribbean and its diaspora, highlighting over two centuries of rarely seen works dating from after the Haitian Revolution to the present.
The exhibition is the culmination of nearly a decade of collaborative research and scholarship organized by El Museo del Barrio in conjunction with the Queens Museum and The Studio Museum in Harlem. The Miami presentation, curated for PAMM by guest curator Elvis Fuentes, is a honed reiteration of this critically-acclaimed survey and offers a vital reflection of Miami’s Caribbean community.
The exhibition is the centerpiece of a season at PAMM dedicated to Caribbean art.
Related Public Programs
Opening Celebration Thursday, April 24, 6–9pm
“TRANCE-FORMATIONS: Doucement……l’Eau por L’ORI”, 7–8pm: Performance by Akuzuru: Ak-t 1 Body Aphorisms
The Trinidadian artist’s first live performance in the U.S. will debut an interdisciplinary work in two ak-ts over two days evoking themes of fertility and interconnectivity. This complex work will involve several choreographed elements, including movement and sound, outside and within the museum.
Waterfront bar on the terrace with music by DJ Majestic
Performances are free with museum admission pamm.org/parking (Transportation by Metromover recommended. Please be aware of traffic detours due to area events.)
Caribbean Crossroads Symposium: Transnational Histories Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26
Transnational Histories will consist of four panels that correspond to the central themes of the exhibition: Fluid Motions, Counterpoints, Shades of History, and Kingdoms of this World. Each of these panels will pair a scholar and artist who will present and discuss their work in relation to these themes.
Free with museum admission. Pre-registration recommended. Details at pamm.org/calendar.
Performance by Akuzuru: Ak-t 2 The Knowing Friday April 25, 4:30–5:30pm
For schedule and more information, visit pamm.org/calendar.