Join us for a conversation with Carrie Sieh at Soho House about This Used to Be a Lake—Carrie Sieh and the group exhibition Subduction Zones.
The artist will be in conversation with Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova, artist, Co-founder & Co-director of DV.
Location: Soho Beach House is located at 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140.
Carrie Sieh (she/they, b.1978, Los Angeles CA) is an artist, social justice advocate, and permaculture enthusiast living and working in Miami, Florida. Her work engages with histories and intersections of ecology, economics, gender, trauma, and technology. She received a BA in painting and photography from University of California at Santa Cruz (2001), and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in California (2008). Sieh has participated in residencies at Atlantic Center for the Arts, Oolite Arts, Bakehouse Art Complex, and the Deering Estate. Selected exhibitions include Artis-Naples, Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, David Castillo Gallery, Locust Projects (Meta Gallery), Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, and Miami International Airport. Collections include 21c Hotels; James Hotel; United Way; Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz (Girl’s Club); Kathryn Grody & Mandy Patinkin, and private collections nationally and internationally. Sieh is a certified member of W.A.G.E. and is represented by Bernice Steinbaum Gallery in Miami, FL.
Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova (b. 1973 Havana, Cuba) is an Artist, Curator, Founder, and Director of Dimensions Variable (DV). His work has been exhibited widely at Sculpture Center, Socrates Sculpture Park, Abrons Arts Center, Anina Nosie Gallery, and White Box in New York; Museo de Bellas Artes and Factoria Habana in Havana, Cuba; ZONA MACO Arte Contemporaneo in Mexico City, Mexico; Capri Palace and Villa Lena in Italy; Prosjektrom Normanns in Stavanger, Norway; PAMM, Frost Museum, The Bass, MOCA, DV and Locust Projects in Miami. His work is in several public and private collections around the world and institutions like PAMM, Frost Museum of Art, The Cintas Foundation, Sayago Collection, Villa Lena Foundation, and The Bass. He has been written about in the New York Times, The Miami Herald, Art Nexus, Arte al Dia, Artforum, Artsy, Sculpture Magazine, Hyperallergic, The Miami Rail, and Miami Magazine. Since founding DV in 2009, he has organized and curated many projects by local and international emerging artists.