Miami’s sixth III Points festival was three days of awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping performances from across the unique spectrum of their diverse visual and musical line-up. The Mana Wynwood Convention center hosted seven indoor and outdoor stages, each with their own creative quirks and distinct company, and a plethora of interactive installations, such as Max Cooper and Architecture Social Club’s Aether installation, and Erica Bernhard and Nonotak’s entry portal into the festival. Unconventional spaces, such as the indoor “Skate Space” had patrons put their roller-skating skills to work, with a performance space in the middle that hosted artists like Keanu Orange and Suzi Analogue, and a tucked away, intimate space for DJ sets inspired by speakeasy’s called Door IV, were innovative choices that set III Points above and apart from many American festivals today.Read More
An attempt to interpret, understand and respond to this history utilizing imaginative investment, projection, and creation, perceived through the lens of indirect experience, or second-hand vision is the basis of Sam Valdimirsky photographic series Second-Hand Vision.
Valdimirsky is a documentary filmmaker and artist working primarily in photo and film. His interdisciplinary practice often intersects performance with photography, in which he explores self-portraiture and autobiographical themes through the other, using masks, makeup, costumes, constructed sets, and green screens to stage fictions grounded in history.Read More