Miami New Media Festival is a public art project, created by Arts Connection Foundation, which aims to promote video, film and performance among the wide audience and urban spaces. MNMF was founded in Miami Florida in 2006, and it will happen every year during the month of October. With various art activities including screening, video mapping, audio-visual live performance, workshop, exhibition and lecture, MNMF weaves video arts into urban life and interacts with the audience, enabling a new possibility of public art.
For submissions, please use the contact form or visit our website after May of each year.
Social Museologist, entrepreneur, curator, collector, artist,. Creator and Founder of Hardocre Art Contemporary Space, Arts Connection and The Chill Concept. Her professional background in Business and Museum Science Studies, She had been involved in several ways of Contemporary Art Practices. As a Gallerist and a museum specialist had participated in over 70 international art fairs. Currently she is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICCM) and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) This year, Presidents Day was also "Nina Fuentes Day", Nina Fuentes was recognized by the Board of the Miami-Dade County for her innovation and creativity as "ambassador of the arts" in the county. Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor de Miami-Dade County, Chairman Jean Monestime and the members of the board of county commissioners, on behalf of Miami-Dade County and this community, proclaimed Monday, February 16,2045 as "Nina Fuentes Day".
Bachelor of Arts from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV). He has worked as researcher, developer and advisor in the area of culture and visual arts. He has taught in the departments of sociology of art, analysis of socio-cultural reality, aesthetic seminar and community service of the arts school of the UCV. He has participated as an organizer and speaker at national and international events and collaborates permanently with various art publications. He currently serves as curator and researcher independent.
Master in Socio-Cultural Manager. Cultural programmer, project development, art director. Contemporary dance choreographer and teacher. Studied Release technique and improvisation at Movement Research NY USA. Her artist activity goes between traditional, experimental y postmodern fusion. She had been involved in contemporary art process since 1991, as a multimedia choreographer, curator and producer of festival, event and exhibitions. She had presented her artworks in Venezuela, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Perú, Brasil, Costa Rica, Russia and United States.
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Milcho is a Salvadorian Video Artist, Music Video & Television Director Living in Miami since the late 1980's. She has presented her video art installations in galleries & fairs both locally & Internationally. Her television work can be seen on major television networks such as MTV, Tr3s, Telemundo, Mun2, Utilisima & La Mega amongst others and as per her music videos, she works mainly with indie artist where she has found less creative limitations. Her work has been nominated for an MTV Latino Music Video Award, EMMY’s & IMAGEN Awards. Motivating, Empowering & Stimulating students at schools, colleges & universities while speaking in art, multimedia & production classes is one of her biggest passions. Milcho has been sitting as secretary of the Board of Trustees at the MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) of North Miami since April of 2015 where she also heads the Education Committee. In 2012 she gave a TEDx talk in El Salvador where she spoke about her creative process linked to her hair condition called Trichotillomania; the urge to pick and pull one’s hair obsessively. Topic which has been the subject of many of her interviews as well as her public speaking to help bring social awareness about the condition.
The master of the Sound Connection Dj's and performing artists gathering together in impromptu jams and chillax sessions. He is one of the Venezuela's leading multimedia artists today. He has produced artworks combining various media, drawing, photography, assembly, videos and music. In the last decade he has focused more on video installations, audio environments and electronic music performances.
Venezuelan Performance Artist Carlos Cuellar Brown is a New York City time-based artist and essayist who has written on media art, social theory and metaphysics. His essays have been posted on Opendemocracy, The Global Dispatches, The Pelican Web, Kosmos Journal and Stardrive.org. In 2013 his essay “Intermedial Being” was published by A Journal of Performance and Art PAJ #106 MIT Press Journals. In 2015 He was nominated for the TWOTY awards out of the Netherlands for his essay “Blueprint for Change”. Brown is a regular columnist for Second Sight Magazine and currently blogs for Fullinsight.com. In October of 2013, Carlos moderated from the Whitebox Gallery space in New York City, an international performative Google hang out panel discussion on consciousness and art for Performa 13. In January of 2014 he moderated an art and science panel in gallery Central Booking, New York. Carlos also curated 5 seasons of a virtual performance art space: “HoeskteenExtras” (2007-2012), streamed live via skype and youtube for De Hoeksteen live TV Amsterdam. In October of 2014 Carlos curated an artist media collective part of the Miami New Media Festival at the Chill Concept. For the 2015 Miami New Media Festival, Mr. Brown was guest artist with his performative installation “Halls of Power,” during this festival he curated Raul Marroquin's “Traffic and Meteo”. In October of 2015 he performed via periscope for BARCU Colombia his piece: “Perception Is Not Reality”. This February of 2016, live via Google Hang Out, Carlos performed his piece “True Emotions” for the Low Tech Lab at the Saatchi Gallery in London.
Graphic Designer, Curator, Artist. Director of Language Technology Media and Arts at Telema Cultural Foundation. Curator and Producer of a multidisciplinary and media event at The Chill Concept. Her artworks are placed at several galleries, museums and showrooms in Brazil, Colombia, Spain, Venezuela and USA.