#1 ‘EXPERIENCE THIS BUILDING’ MOBILITY TOUR
EXILE Books and Miami Lighthouse for the Blind join forces to lead guided, blindfolded tours of the Old U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, currently known as the Miami Center for Architecture and Design.
Using a mobility cane and heightened senses, explore the way individuals with visual impairments experience architecture. Attendees will learn to better focus on the sounds and sensory experiences of our unique landscape, altering their relationship to each the building and our city’s architecture.
Guided by Amanda Keeley, Founder of EXILE Books, the tour will shed a light on EXILES’s latest exhibit, LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING, providing participants with an insider perspective.
#2 FRINGE PROJECTS WALKING TOUR
In its fourth year, Fringe Projects continues to explore Downtown Miami through innovative temporary public art projects. Treating the City of Miami as a platform, these temporary public artworks integrate, investigate and interrogate Downtown Miami’s less conventional spaces at sites determined by the artists.
Also, see: Fringe Projects 2015
Walk the streets of Downtown through the three works included in this year’s Fringe Projects. EXILE founder, Amanda Keeley joins Fringe Projects curator, Amanda Sanfilippo will share their insigh engage participants in conversations about art in our cityscape.
Detour: Also stop by Alejandro Mendozs Giants in the City inflatable public art installation taking over Bayfront Park.
#3 BALCONY TO BASEMENT TOUR
BONUS: ARTIST-LED TOURS WITH T. WHEELER CASTILLO
Artist T. Wheeler Castillo’s series of walking tours exploring Downtown Miami through the perspectives of artists who work in or make work about this dynamic neighborhood.
First come, first served. Register with artist name in the title of an email at [email protected]
Tours run over an hour, walking and public transportation used between sites.
Explore listening as an exercise through artists projects and perspectives.
“To listen is not always to hear.” Lawrence English