Spirit Your Mind
Exceptionally open on the occasion of Art Basel Miami
Free Spirits Sports Cafe – Miami Beach
Tuesday 1st – Sunday 6th December 2015 – 12 pm to 5 am
Curated by Isabelle Kowal, Marie Maertens, Anissa Touati
Proposed at the Free Spirits, mythical bar, typical of Miami’s atmosphere with its wooden bar, televisions, regular customers and its contemporary art’s aficionados, the exhibition Spirit Your Mind offers an experience to live. Because, when one’s comes into the bar, one might notice nothing, and the screens are still broadcasting animated images. Except that when one looks closer, it’s not only the news or the sport matchs that are playing on televisions, but artists’ videos. In turns, mesmerizing or new age, documentaries or inspired by the spirit of television, digital animations or poetical reveries, create a subtle evolution in the feeling within the bar. The decoration in itself seems to be swaying and to swept up the spectator…
With the following artists:
Matthias Bitzer, Samuel Boutruche, Christian Jankowski, Jesper Just, Oliver Laric, Gonzalo Lebrija, Ange Leccia, Jillian Mayer, Angelica Mesiti, Laure Prouvost, Florian & Michael Quistrebert, Rafaël Rozendaal, Jim Shaw, Chloe Wise.
The exhibition holds in 2 Chapters:
Opening + Open bar
Spirit Your Mind Party (List & doorman)
Opening Hours & Location
In collaboration with
Locust Projects is a not-for-profit exhibition located in Miami’s wynwood area and dedicated to providing contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas without the pressures of gallery sales or limitations of conventional exhibition spaces. Local, national and international artists are encouraged to create site-specific installations as an extension of their representative work. Locust Projects supports the local community through educational initiatives and programming that are free to the public.
With the kind support of
Special thanks to Laurent Fetis + Sarah Martinon, Dimitri Coste
Heavy Weight History, Christian Jankowski, 2013, Video (1 x HD Cam, 1 x Blu-ray), 25:46 min, PAL, 16:9, color, sound, Polish with subtitles (English), edition of 5, II.