Thursday, August 30, 2012


KIDSART 'SENSES' WAS A COMPLETE SUCCESS, culminating with Patricia Hernandez's SMELL camp and David Brieske's and Juan Maristany's SOUND camp. Here are some fun photos from their artistic journey and experience. We are also very excited to announce that we are gearing up towards a new collaboration with CIFO, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, where we will be conducting three sessions of art camps for children, ages 5 to 12.
SAVE THE DATES: September 29th, October 13th and November 3rd. We will announce the artists very soon.

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'Describe the Smell' by Patricia Hernandez.
The workshop functioned in several parts. First, our team held a series of fun experiments, along with an educational component on the olfactory system and olfactory art. Then lead to a live online radio broadcast, where the students themselves shared and performed as experts on anything olfactory, describing each smell, and leaving room for them to use their own imagination. Parents and listeners were able to tune in in real time and everything was archived online.

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'Surrounded By Sound' by David Brieske and Juan Maristany.
The kids were introduced to how artists collect, process and use sound in their work. The workshop took place at a scultpure studio, at the Little River Yacht Club, where the surrounding materials and tools wiere used as source material for sounds.

Thanks to all the artists, volunteers, Legal Arts, the Little River Yacht Club and a very special thanks to the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs for their support!

Sunday, August 5, 2012


KIDSART SENSES: Taste of Color, Taste by Number: by Jiae Hwang.

'Taste of Color, Taste by Number' explored the colorful and mysterious world of taste. Using various tasty medium, children learnead how to play with their senses when tasked to describe flavors in a visual manner. They learned to differentiate between making art with their eyes and making art following guidance from their taste buds. A super tasty camp.

Jiae and her half orange Juan welcome the kids--thanks Juan you are awesome!

They have no idea the tasty treat they got ahead of them

Ok kids ready for some tasting?

Catalina brings a tiny little piece of color for Kira and Guliana to try

Samira and Phoenix yuck!

Alejandro: I sense a very bright color--I have tasted this before!

The tastes: Twizzlers Rainbow: Strawberry, Orange, Lemonade, Watermelon, Blue
Raspberry, and Grape + Apple + licorice
Dried seaweed, dried Shitaki mushroom, goldfish crackers, beef jerky,
Starburst: strawberry, lemon, cheery, Mysterious jelly bean flavors.

Afterwards, the kids used their tasting experience to recreate their experience on boards, using all types of mediums, including candy.

Special thanks to our great volunteer Lauri Hand for coming over early on a Saturday to work with the kids. Also, check out the Ecomarket store, they donated all the incredible earth friendly plates and utensils the kids are using to eat their meals.