Art & Technology exhibition highlights the work of alumni in celebratory visual arts series shows

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A girl in a hall with furturistic gear worn.The New World School of the Arts visual arts division continues its celebratory Alumni Exhibition Series with Art & Technology, curated by NWSA dean of visual arts Maggy Cuesta and professor Alisa Pitchenik. The exhibition highlights the work of fourteen graduates from both the high school and college program who are coming back to NWSA from around the globe to join the celebration. The alumni will also engage with existing high school and college students through lectures and critiques in their field.
 
Alumni Series: Art & Technology will be on view from October 20 to November 11. The Opening Reception is on Thursday, October 20; 6 pm - 9 pm. New World Gallery. 25 NE 2 Street, Miami. Free and open to the public. Information at 305-237-3620.
 
Among the work to be presented is Moe Charif's video titled "Human Revolution,"based on the video game Deus Ex Human Revolution, "100 Years of Miami Beach in 100 Seconds" by Aram Velazquez, "Wolf," an interactive work by Samuel Lopez de Victoria, and "Japan," a film about Art Basel by Andrew Hevia, among others.
 
To celebrate more than three decades serving arts students in the South Florida community, New World School of the Arts will be hosting more than a dozen commemorative concerts and exhibitions featuring distinguished alumni from the high school and the college programs during 2016-2017. A call to action has been sent nationally to high school and college alumni that have roamed the halls of New World School of the Arts since its inception in 1986, to join in this very special and well-anticipated series of concerts and exhibitions, where theywill not only showcase their work, but will also have the opportunity to work with faculty and alongside current students of New World School of the Arts, through lectures, critiques and master classes. Our complete season calendar of events is available at: http://nwsa.mdc.edu/images/Flip_Newsletters/calendar_2016_17/
 
About NWSA: A Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts, NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural state of Florida. With programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater, NWSA offers four-year BFA and BM college degrees, as well as the high school diploma. Through itsrigorous curriculum and conservatory-style teaching NWSA empowers its students to become leaders in the arts.
 
At New World School of the Arts, visual arts students are able to explore and develop their personal artistic and aesthetic vision while being guided by a dynamic and distinguished faculty who are all practicing artists. Through disciplined training in traditional and new media, students also develop new skills and refine others while gaining invaluable understanding of the roles of art and design in society. Areas of concentration in visual arts include Drawing, Electronic Media, Graphic Design, Painting,Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
 
New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.
 
Information about the NWSA Visual Arts program is available by calling 305-237-3620 or visiting http://nwsa.mdc.edu/ or you by calling the main office at 305-235-3135.
 
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Photo by Moe Charif - “Human Revolution"