3rd Annual Art of Transformation: Grand Finale 12/12/14

3rd Annual Art of Transformation: Grand Finale
Friday, 12/12/2014 – 12/12/2014 07:00 pm – 07:00 pm
ClosingARC (Arts & Recreation Center)
675 Ali Baba Ave,
Opa-locka, Florida 33054
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Cost: Free

The 3rd Annual Art of Celebration is a celebration of the revitalization plan of Opa-locka presented by, the non-profit, the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation. Now in its third year, the Art of Transformation has grown into a county-wide series of arts events further celebrating Opa-locka’s historic past, promoting the present, and envisioning its future. The series of events will take place from Wednesday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, and feature a performance by sound and performance artist Pamela Z, the In Plain Sight Art Exhibition (including sculpture artists Nari Ward and Karyn Olivier, photographer Renee Cox, and installation artist Yashua Klos), an Art, Food & Music Street Festival, a showing of Michelange Quay’s film Eat, for This is My Body, a performance by dancer and choreographer Nora Chipaumire, and workshop by visual artist Emmanuel Pratt.

The Grand Finale of the 3rd Annual Art of Transformation will feature a screening of Renee Cox’s new short film “Sacred Geometry,” which premiered at Art Basel/Miami Art Week, and local talent as closing festivities for the In Plain Sight exhibition (featuring Cox, Yashua Klos, Karyn Olivier, and Nari Ward) and the entire Art of Transformation series of artistic events celebrating the revitalization of Opa-locka, Fla.