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Landscape and Labor: Cultivating an Art Practice Rooted in Engagement

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

Lecture Series: Don Lambert
Join us on January 24th, 2019 for our monthly lecture series with Don Lambert from the New World School of the Arts

Topic: Landscape and Labor: cultivating an art practice rooted in engagement.

Don Lambert will speak about his art practice, and how he uses labor, within an investigation of landscape and the built-environment, to build empathic bridges. As well as discussing his most recent project at the Kampong created for Art Basel Miami Beach. 

Photo: Mateo Serna

Bio: Donald Lambert
Don Lambert is an artist and educator based in Miami, FL. He is the current Sculpture Department head at New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL. Over the past two decades, Lambert has developed a creative practice that includes object-making, performance, and social engagement; labor is central to his work. Lambert investigates migratory and fluid aspects of identity through a consideration of materials, history, and place. As part of the built environment, landscape remains the primary locus of his research. In addition to local projects, Lambert continues to work on long-term projects with indigenous populations in the Peruvian Amazon. 

The event will begin at 6:30 pm with wine and light bites. The lecture will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. 

Admission is always complimentary for members and $10 donations are suggested for guests. This is also a great opportunity to become a Kampong member, if you are not already, and become part of the NTBG family. 

You may purchase a membership by calling 305-442-7169 ext. 100 or by going to https://ntbg.org/support/membership 

Space is limited. Please RSVP at 305-442-7169, Holly ext. 100 or Arlene ext. 103.

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