The Department of Reflection’s De-Code Compliance Team will be conducting exploratory field research at Dimensions Variable and your input is welcome and encouraged. Who does our public infrastructure truly serve and how are these dynamics visibly apparent in our common areas? How can Dimensions Variable, with help from the Department of Reflection, better address these concerns with art? Watch and engage with us as we work, which will conclude with the installation of two new road signs along NW 79th Street.
Born in Puerto Rico (1986) and based in Miami, misael received their MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2018) and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from Florida Atlantic University (2008). misael was the first ever Art in Public Life Resident with the City of Miami Beach’s Department of Environment and Sustainability and Oolite Arts, where they founded the Department of Reflection. Beyond their public artworks which they have shown extensively for many years, misael has exhibited at MCA Chicago, Open Engagement 2015, the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, Material Art Fair in Mexico City, David Castillo Gallery in Miami, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, and Young at Art Museum in Davie, Florida, amongst others. misael has participated in the ACRE Residency Program in Steuben, WI and HomeBase Project’s HB Build Artist-in-Residence program in Berlin, and will participate in Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’ Fall 2020 Residency Program in Omaha, NE and Santa Fe Art Institute’s 2021 residency.