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Organized in association with David Gryn, Director of Londonʼs Artprojx, the Film sector presents a dynamic program of films by and about artists. Screenings take place at the outdoor setting of SoundScape Park, where works are shown on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center; and within personal viewing pods inside the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Wednesday, DECEMBER 4
8:00 PM – Shuffle Notes – Beauty in Danger
Shuffle notes feature a selection of artists’ films with a view towards animation and perception.

9:00 PM – New Dream Machine and Other Films
This program features four very different films, varying in rhythms and themes. Martin Creed's 'Work No. 1700' (2013) is presented as an international premiere.

9:00 PM – Tango at the Edge of the Fair
The program focuses on works that incorporate elements of dance and look at movement as an abstract narrative.

10:00 PM – Arabesque and Reanimation: Dara Birnbaum and Joan Jonas
Dara Birnbaum and Joan Jonas have transformed our way of seeing and responding to the world. Dara Birnbaum's 'Arabesque' (2011/2013) was specifically re-edited for the program.

8:00 PM – An Elegy for Voice and Silence
The program looks at themes such as communication, self-reflection, introspection and the sense of belonging.

9:00 PM – Farewell to the Past: Yinka Shonibare MBE
Yinka Shonibare MBE – known for work exploring cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalization – uses music and dance to captivate and engage the viewer by mirroring our world in a regal, beautiful and unexpected way.

10:00 PM –Prelude to a Syncopation
Artists connect sound, choreography and social media – the results reveal diverse relationships between the visual, music and the meditative repetition of the ordinary and urban.

Birds on a Wire

Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 PM
New World Center

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Reich: Double Sextet
Higdon: On A Wire

Contemporary sextet eighth blackbird stars in this Sounds of the Times event, which highlights the works of three living American composers. Steve Reich’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Double Sextet, originally commissioned for the Chicago-based ensemble, opens the concert with a gripping duel of pianos and vibraphones. Also written with sextet in mind, Jennifer Higdon’s On A Wire features each member of the ensemble soloing with the orchestra throughout the 25-minute concerto.

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The Un-Private Collection: Designing The Broad

Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00 AM
New World Center

As a part of the VIP program of special events at Art Basel in Miami Beach, The Broad presents a free public talk at the New World Center featuring a lively panel discussion with Diller Scofidio + Renfro founding principal Elizabeth Diller, philanthropist Eli Broad, and Joanne Heyler, the museum’s founding director, moderated by architecture critic Paul Goldberger, about the process that led to the distinctive architecture of this important new contemporary art museum, now under construction in downtown Los Angeles.

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New World Center Tours

Art Basel Week Expanded Tour Schedule:
Wednesday, December 4
Thursday, December 5
Friday, December 6
Saturday, December 7

Tours available at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM

Take a behind-the-scenes look at how Frank Gehry’s design objectives further the functional goal of training the next generation of exceptional orchestral musicians.

Tours are $5 per person and reservations are required. For tour reservations, please visit the New World Center box office or call 305.673.3331.