“Before Miami Design Preservation League” Inspires at Faena’s Art Week Program

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Photo Credit: Zaire-Aranguren

A work inspired by MDPL’s mission to preserve, protect, and promote, is on display through December 14th at the Faena Miami Beach (formerly Saxony), 3201 Collins Ave.

According to the City of Miami Beach’s No Vacancy program website:

Before Miami Design Preservation League is a site-specific installation based on the now demolished and lost building silhouettes of Miami Beach before the 1980s. In this suspended aluminum curtain hanging overhead, Bosquê delineates the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern shapes we now work so hard to preserve, underlining the importance of history and the architecture of this city.”

Liene Bosquê is a Brazilian-American visual artist and educator based in Miami, Florida. She creates installations, sculptures, site-specific works, as well as socially engaging projects.

In an interview with CANVASREBEL, Liene states “I am interested in the relationship between places and people—the influence they have on one another, the conflict that exists between the two, and the traces that are left once they have come into contact. In turn, my multidisciplinary practice deals with the exploration of sensorial experiences within natural, urban, architectural, and personal spaces. The use of specific matter is an important element of my work, such as natural fibers, clay, and rust, among others. Through them, I emphasize context, memory, and history.”

Visit all 12 art projects on display throughout Miami Beach, and vote for your favorite works by December 14th on the City’s website: click here.

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