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Locust Roundtables: August 16 - 30
Locust Roundtables take place weekly on Tuesdays, August 16 - 30 from 7:00-8:30pm.
Locust Roundtables are an ongoing series of open discussion on topics in contemporary art proposed and moderated by members of the art community in Miami and beyond. Locust Roundtables are free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, August 16, 7:00-8:30pm
Domingo Castillo and Liz Shannon think laziness is important to making good art. In consideration of ideas from figures such as Paul Lafargue, Robert Louis Stevenson, Virginia Woolf, Bertrand Russell, Simone De Beauvoir, Marcel Duchamp, and Mladen Stilinovic, they intend to disagree about how and why laziness is important to the process of being creative.
Image: Mladen Stilinovic╠ü, Artist at Work, 1978.
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Tuesday, August 23, 7:00-8:30pm
If you are engaged in the art world, you have probably witnessed, and contributed to, gentrification in some form. In anticipation of the Common Field Convening in Miami in October, where this topic will be discussed from a local and national perspective, we invite you to engage with an invited group of speakers with various experiences of, and stances on, gentrification and sustaining neighborhoods.
Image: Elizabeth Shannon, 2016.
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Tuesday, August 30, 7:00-8:30pm
Do the Arts have a responsibility to respond to social and political issues? If so, how are these issues best addressed? Can programming result in meaningful change?
Image: Michael Jonasson, Tetris - Stadtgalerie Kiel, 2013.  
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Locust Roundtables is made possible with major suport from:
Locust Projects is a not for profit exhibition space dedicated to providing contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas without the pressures of gallery sales or limitations of conventional exhibition spaces. Local, national, and international artists are encouraged to create site-specific installations as an extension of their representative work. Locust Projects supports the local community through educational initiatives and programming that are free and open to the public.
Locust Projects exhibitions and programming are made possible with support from: The Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; Cowles Charitable Trust; FAENA; The State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; The National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Grant; Locust Projects Exhibitionist and Significant Others Members.
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