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Publications

Time for Change: Art and Social Unrest in the Jorge M. Perez Collection

Time for Change: Art and Social Unrest in the Jorge M. Pérez Collection co-edited by José Roca and [NAME] Publications, bring a variety of voices together to shed light upon the complexities of the works in the exhibition and will include newly commissioned texts, historical contributions, and interviews with artists. By joining new writing with previously published material, the publication seeks to offer readers a sense of the divergent ways in which the exhibition and its works might be understood. This 400-page, fully illustrated publication is designed by Katy Nelson and includes contributions by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Coco Fusco, Suhail Malik, Laura Raicovich, Tobias Ostrander, and Antwaun Sargent. Interviews with artists Tania Candiani, Claudia Coca, Gilda Mantilla and Raimond Chaves, and Barthélémy Toguo by curator José Roca. As both a supplement and a response, this reader includes previously published material by Simone Browne, Tania Bruguera, Aimé Césaire and Suzanne Césaire, Ashon Crawley, Angela Davis, Okwui Enwezor, Nick Estes, Eugenio Dittborn, René Francisco Rodríguez, Carlos Garaicoa, Andrea Giunta, Macarena Gómez-Barris, Boris Groys, Miguel A. López, Audre Lorde, Rocío Magaña, Adriana Malvido, Deborah Paredez, Grégory Pierrot, Claudia Rankine, Doris Salcedo, Willie Jamaal Wright, Alex Zahara, and Octavio Zaya.

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Island in the Light /

Isla en la Luz

Contemporary Cuban art, literature, and music meet, mingle, and procreate in Island in the Light / Isla en la luz. This bilingual compilation of the work of thirty-five artists and thirty writers developed from the idea to select art pieces and ask writers to respond. The result is a thoroughly original and captivating selection of visual arts and literature in dialogue that conveys a sense of the essence and energy of Cuban arts today.

Artists represented include Tania Bruguera, María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Yoan Capote, Teresita Fernández, Roberto Fabelo, Carlos Garaicoa, and Enrique Martinez Celaya. Among the writers are Wendy Guerra, José Kozer, Jorge Enrique Lage, Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, Achy Obejas, Leonardo Padura, and Reina María Rodríguez. The works are drawn from the Jorge M. Pérez Art Collection; the majority have been gifted to the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), while the others are promised gifts to PAMM. The volume also includes music: Pavel Urkiza composed original scores inspired by several of the selections. In addition to the short stories, poems, and essays inspired by the artwork, the volume includes commentary and critical essays by Jorge M. Pérez, Carlos Garaicoa, and Wendy Guerra and Leonardo Padura.

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A Portrait: It’s Simple and Concrete Selections from the Jorge M. Perez

Co-edited by the Jorge M. Perez Collection and [NAME] Publications, the aim of the book was to document the collection as of 2017. It tells a visual story as the artworks are presented in order of acquisition date. Together, they compose a portrait of Jorge M. Perez and provide insight onto the development of the collection. Includes written contributions by Magali Arriola, Tatiana Flores, Miguel Lopez and Legna Rodriguez.

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