UPCOMING EVENTS & CURRENT PRESS

PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH ROCKING CHAIR SESSIONS - MIAMI - APRIL 2, 2018

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PLUSH - ART & CULTURAL CENTER - HOLLYWOOD, FL - MARCH 16 - MAY 20, 2018

With Artists: Nicole Czapinski, Gianna Dibartolomeo, Virginia Fifield, Patricia Schnall-Gutierrez, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Nick Mahshie, Susan Navon, Kerry Phillips, Karen Rifas, Denise Treizman

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   ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH - SELECTED ARTIST STUDIO VISITS - DECEMBER 2017

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DVCAI - POP UP SHOW - MIAMI BEACH - THROUGH DECEMBER 2017

"Hometown" (4 Sentinels) gold enamel, wood construction, illuminated

LES CLINIQUES D'ES BALUARD - PALMA DE MALLORCA -  SEPTEMBER 2017

1 of 2 artists awarded an International Cultural Exchange grant from AC/SF to Les Cliníques, a workshop on the "Analysis and the Production of Artwork". This program is supported in part by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs.

PRESENTATION AT ES BALUARD "I AM A NOBODY"

INTERVIEW Ultima Hora: Palma, 9-20-2017, click for translation:

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THE CONNECTIVE PROJECT @ PIONEER WORKS - BROOKLYN - AUGUST 12-25, 2017

"Brooklyn Sky Portal 4" and the other top 30 Artist Finalist's limited edition pinwheel prints on exhibit

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PROSPECT PARK COMMUNITY ART - THE CONNECTIVE PROJECT - BROOKLYN - JULY 2017

"Brooklyn Sky Portal 4" Top 10 Artist Finalist limited edition print offered in the Brooklyn Museum Shop

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French Arts Associates - Breakfast Series - Studio Visit - April 18, 2017

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Centro Cultural Babeque - Introduction to Video Art - Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. - March 13, 2017

Curator and writer Alanna Lockward presenting a seminar on video art will screen and discuss the work "A Couple of Days in the Life of Julie Ozama" by Alette Simmons-Jimenez, winner of the 1st Prize in Video Art at the VXIII Biennial of Visual Arts in Santo Domingo. https://www.facebook.com/events/390816064631590/

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Twyla - The Future is Female - Edition T. - March 2017

With Artists: Natalie White, Amelie Chabannes, Kristen Schiele, Pamela Joseph, Chanel Kennebrew, Miru Kim, Kim McCarty, Alette Simmons-Jimenez https://blog.twyla.com/the-future-is-female-2/

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Design Sublime - Portfolio - Jan 3-Feb 1, 2017

With Artists: Lori Nozick, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Michelle Weinberg, Laura Marsh, Diane Arrieta aka Birds are Nice.

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Twyla - Twyla House Miami Art Week - Nov 29-Dec 2, 2016

With Artists: Adler Guerrier, Marc Dennis, Trey Speegle, Natalie White, Tim Biskup, Michelle Jezierski, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Elena Lyakir, Charles Christopher Hill, Matthew Satz, Kristen Schiele, Kim McCartyMiya Ando, Miru Kim, Amelia Konow, James Gortner

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Art In Embassies - Embassy of the United States Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2015 - 2017

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Bailey Contemporary Arts - Re:Produce - Pompano Beach, FL - September 2016

artists: Zakariah Ali, Harry 8TRX, Loren Abbate, Luke Ahern, Rod Appleton, ONeal Bardin III, Michael Bauman, Mike Bennion, Kelly Boehmer, Giannina Coppiano Dwin, Veronique Cote, Liliana Crespi, Gianna DiBartolomeo, John DeFaro, Jenna Efrein, Shannon Lynn Ellis, Daniel Fiorda Projects, Alejandro Franco, Ronald Gonzalez, Shilouh Griffin, Stephanie Jaffe Werner, Yasmin Khalaf, Angelo Kozonis, George Lorio, Amanda Madrigal, Christina Massey, Rebecca Milton, Mariana Monteagudo, Alex Nuñez, Jee Park, Eddy Peñafiel, Jennifer Pettus - Artist, Missy Pierce, Vickie Pierre, Agata Ren, Rosemarie Romero, Sterling Rook, Patricia Schnall-Gutierrez, Alette Simmons Jimenez, Tyler K. Smith, Alex Valls, Clara Varas, Michelle Viera

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The Deering Estate - Intersections - Annual festival of the Arts - 2016

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FAU Ritter Gallery, Boca Raton - Dirt: Yuta Suelo Udongo Tè - January-March 2016

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The Laundromat Art Space - 100+ Degrees in the Shade - November to January - 2015-16

artists: Diane Arrieta, Pip Brant, Martin Casuso, Sebastian Duncan-Portuondo, Christian Duran, Charles Falarara, AdrienneRose Gionta, Peter Hosfeld, Kathleen Hudspeth, Ernesto Kunde, Dina Knapp, Christiaan Lopez-Miro, Jordan Massengale, Monica McGivern, Jeffrey Noble, Lisa Rockford, Brian Reedy, Lisa Remeny, Sarah Michelle Rupert, Raymond Saá, Tawnie Silva, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Tom Virgin, Jill Weisberg

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Cornel Museum -Artistically Speaking, - Delray Beach, October - January 2015-16

Participating: T J Ahearn, Francie Bishop Good, Carol Jazzar, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Leah Brown, Tina La Porta, Raheleh Filsoofi, Giannina Coppiano Dwin, Diane Arrieta (aka Birds are Nice), Jacqueline Kern, Dana Donaty, Adrienne Rose Gionta and Sibel Kocabasi.

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Swampspace - Go For Broke - Miami Design District - 2015

Participating Artist: Michael Allen/Jessie Askinazki/Bootsie Castillo/Claudia Guerreiro/Eddy Alvarez/David Bennett/Devin Casserata/Luis Garcia/Alette Simmons-Jimenez/Tony Kapel/Lauren Oswald/Rob Pecchia/Chad Perna/Sara Hersey/Karen Ramirez/John Rockford/Theo Rodino/Gaby Thompson

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What's Up Miami - The Frost Museum - Aesthetics & Values - April 2015

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Boca Raton Museum of Art - All Florida Show - August 2014

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Espacio Enter - Digital Landscape - Canary Islands - 2014

Curated by Cristina Ghetti with Participating Artists: María Bala, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Antonio J. Iglesias, Patricio Ballesteros Ledesma, Eduardo Romaguera, Damian Linozzi, Fabrizio Potestad

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Fat Village Art Walk - Performa Experimenta - June 2014

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Miami-Dade Museum of Art & Design - SWEAT Broadsheet Project - 2014

The second in a series that explore the product of artistic collaboration between visual artists and poets. The Jaffe Center for Book Arts FAU Libraries in Boca Raton holds a complete portfolio of the 12" x 18" broadsheets.

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306 Scholes - Understanding Media: The Extensions of Human Being - Open Studios Weekend - Bushwick, NY

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The Museum of Art & Design - Co-Curated - Cortaditos 6/6 : Miami/Valencia - March 2014

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Dirty Pink 305 - New York/Miami

Curator Claire Breukel interviews artists as part of a series highlighting Miami artists.

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Festival Miden - Kalamata, Greece - 2013

Festival Miden at Kalamata's Historic Center presented over 300 video works from more than 45 countries, selected and curated by the festival’s team.

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Brenda Taylor Gallery - Group Show - Chelsea, NY - 2013

Artists: Erin Dinan, Vanessa Diaz, Inspired Minds, Barbara Mehlman, June Opper, William Parry, Lou Peterson, John Powers, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Megan Willis, Xinxin Zhi

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Brightest Young Things - (E)merge Art Fair - Washington, DC

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Bad at Sports - No Vacancy - Carrie Secrist Gallery - Chicago, IL

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Art Lab33 - Dirt - Miami Design District - 2013

Artists: Dona Altemus, Edouard Duval Carrié, Robert Chambers, William Cordova, Veronica Scharf Garcia, Mark Hahn, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Lori Nozick, Kim Nicolini, David Rohn, Onajide Shabaka, Jovan Karlo Villalba, Debra Wilk.

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ArtTable, Inc. - Arts Organization - Member Spotlight - National Website

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Gallery Mr. Pink - Screens - Valencia, Spain - 2013 (Co-Curated Project)

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ART-IS
Art Is About - Eddy Arroyo - Artist Feature -September 2012

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Miami New Times - 100 Creatives - December 2010

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O Cinema - Monitoring Art - Wynwood - December 2009

Artists: Pipilotti Rist, Xavier Cortada & JC Espinosa, Christina Pettersson, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez, Clifton Childree & Nikki Rollason, Chartier Russell & Paul J. Botelho

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Art Features - Art Basel Week, Miami - 2008

"Balanced Blower" Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Bay Front Park

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Arte Al Limite (Chile) - Feature: Black & White Special Edition - 2008

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Art Daily - Perpetual Art Machine - The Chelsea Art Museum, NY - September 2007

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Miami Contemporary Artists - 2007

A resource of top Miami artists

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TOWARDS A UTOPIAN ARCHEOLOGY - VIDEO-ART AND/IN THE CARIBBEAN - BERLIN 2010

Moving-image, decolonization, and continuities in Haiti, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic by Alanna Lockward

Maya Derin, Aixa Requena, Adler Guerrier, Monica Ferreras, Alette Simmons-Jimenez, Alejandro QuinterosRaphael Montanez, Xavier Cambre, Jean Louis Jorge, David Perez, Kamadavis, Pascal Meccariello, Osvaldo Budet, Mafrta Mable Perez, Quintin Rivera Toro, Beatriz Santiago Munoz, Allora y Calzadilla, Wanda Raimundi Ortiz, Ella Alba, Nicolas Dumit Estevez, Scherezade, Quisqueya Henriquez, Teresa Maria Diaz Neiro

Video-Art and/in the Caribbean

Revolution Evolution (2003) by ‘Dominican’ video-art and gender discourses pioneer, Alette Simmons-Jiménez, codifies a new vision of Nature´s performative talents. She classifies Nature´s energy through its different manifestations by combining found footage and original material. Classic tilt-down shots of Hollywood 30´s choreographies, where circular ensembles display precision and glamor, dissolve into a collage of twirls alluding to the similarities between human existence and the forces of gravity. The appropriation of found-footage carries the same notion of belonging to the hegemonic culture. There is no Otherness distance with the images. Alette Simmons-Jiménez won, in 1992, one of the prizes of the XVIII Bienal Nacional de Artes Visuales with the first video-art installation ever realized in the Dominican Republic.

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