talk SERIES

Faena Festival Talk Series is an inspired speaker series discussing topics based on contemporary art, design, and technology. Our speakers tell their heartfelt stories before a live audience.

A series of talks inspired by the the themes of the Faena Festival: The Last Supper
Artists and curators will join conversations on how faith and spirituality can be found within contemporary art.


MONDAY DECEMBER 2nd
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

FAENA FORUM

Join Sophia Al-Maria, Camille Henrot and The Propeller Group, participating artists of the Faena Festival as they discuss the festival’s themes.

Moderated by Chief Curator of Faena Arts, Zoe Lukov.


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

MAMMOTH GARDEN

The Last Supper 

Join Quest Love, Urs Fisher and Sterling Ruby as they have a conversation on how cotemporary art practices can alter history.

Moderated by Jose Dias, Chief Curator of Warhol Museum.
This talk is co-curated by Zoe Lukov and Tiana Webb Evans.

 

TUESDAY DECEMBER 3rd
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

FAENA HOTEL SCREENING ROOM

Welcome to The Supper Club.

Join Elia Alba, David Antonio Cruz, Derrick Adams, Juana Valdez, Saya Woolfalk as they have a conversation on color, space and sanctuary.

Moderated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado.
Talk will be followed by a book of launch of Elia Alba.
This talk is co-curated by Zoe Lukov and Tiana Webb Evans.

 

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4th
4:30AM - 6:30PM

FAENA BEACH

JIM DENEVAN’S TABLE

Breaking Bread

Join Gabriel Chaile, Emeka Ogboh, Rirkrit Tiravanija, John Gray, Firelei Baez as they talk about food as shared performance in contemporary art.

Moderated by Tiana Webb Evans.
This talk is co-curated by Zoe Lukov and Tiana Webb Evans.


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THURSDAY DECEMBER 5th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

FAENA THEATER

WOMEN IN THE WORLD CONFERENCE & BRUNCH

Join us for brunch and programming at Women in the World Miami presented by Bumble Bizz on Thursday, December 5th, 11am-1PM. Tina Brown founded Women in the World as a live journalist platform over a decade ago to celebrate women who live with courage and passion both in the spotlight and on the margins. The Women in the World brand now crowns a yearly round of national and international events all unique in their global scope of highly respected, curated, purpose-driven storytelling.

Join participating artists of the Fena Festival Jamilah Sabur, Jillian Mayer, Janine Antoni and Martha Rosler as they share their thoughts on faith and contemporary art.

Moderator TBC

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FRIDAY DECEMBER 6th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

FAENA HOTEL SCREENING ROOM  

Preserving the Sacred

Join Raquel Cecilia Mendieta and Paul Gaudere/Kat Gaudere as they talk about legacy and ancestry.

Moderated by Franklin Sirmans
This talk is co-curated by Zoe Lukov and Tiana Webb Evans.


4:30 AM - 6:30 PM

MAMMOTH GARDEN

Unlocking Freedom

Join Nona Faustine, Octavia Yearwood, DeVonn Francis, Nic Kay and Amanda Williams as they talk about healing, power, and social emancipation.

Moderated by Dejha Carrington
This talk is co-curated by Zoe Lukov and Tiana Webb Evans