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The Frank Gehry & James Alcock Award Ceremony + more news!

//The Frank Gehry & James Alcock Award Ceremony + more news!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5th, 2021
A message from
The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts,
Chairman, Ali Cordero Casal and the Board of Directors

THE PAEZ MEDAL OF ART 2020 AWARD CEREMONY

Architect Frank Gehry

Photo by Alexandra Cabri

James Alcock, Architect

Photo by Clarissa Alcock Bronfman

SAVE THE DATE!

We are pleased to announce that the award ceremony to bestow the PAEZ MEDAL OF ART 2020 to Architects Frank Gehry & James Alcock will take place on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 7:00 PM at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium in New York City.

Essay about architecture as art by our Board of Advisors member, Mario Valero.

For sponsorship opportunities, gala leadership, early table reservations and press kits please email gala@vaearts.org

Gala attendees will need to follow Covid-19 protocols and provide proof of vaccination.

What’s new at VAEA

HERE LIES A FLAG AT DAVENPORT PARK

Venezuelan Artist-in-Residence, Miguel Braceli presented the public art event Here Lies a Flag at the beautiful Daventport Park, New Rochelle.

The project had the participation of New Rochelle High School students, and the support of Iona College and The New Rochelle Parks and Recreation.

“Miguel Braceli’s works are site-specific participatory projects centered on education by reimagining different ways of learning while working collectively in public space. One can participate in the creative process accessing the social, political, and experiential realities of different places as Braceli transforms the city into a school.

The act of burying a flag opens a poetical approach to the imagination of new possible geopolitics. This type of art modifies the perception that one could have of the open public space as a work of visual art in three-dimensions created with a playful, formative and critical intention.

One cannot escape the Beuyssian connotations in this project given the educational character that the professor of the Kunst Akademie in Dusseldorf gave to the installations and the photographs that were made of his performances. Photographs, aerial shots, and videos were taken at Braceli’s Davenport Park collective performance, autonomously existing in the creative process. The result of these visual “relics” derived from the installation will be displayed at various points in New Rochelle for the engagement with the community and preservation of the memory.” – Matilde Daviu*

For more information and images of the event click here.

*Matilde Daviu is a writer and professor currently visiting New Rochelle for the Davenport Park Art event.

VAAUS & VAEA

 

It is our pleasure to announce our partnership with The Venezuelan American Association of the United States.

VAAUS was founded in 1936 and is one of the oldest chambers of commerce with a longstanding contribution to society in both countries.

We are happy to welcome VAAUS President Ambassador Michael Skol to our Board of Advisors!

The Venezuelan American Freedom & Friendship Award

In partnership with VAAUS (The Venezuelan American Association of the U.S.) and the CAA (Colombian American Association), we honored Colombian President, H.E. Iván Duque Márquez for his exemplary leadership protecting and integrating close to 2 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants with a temporary protective status program, a policy that sets an example for the entire world and is applauded by the international community.

The award was commissioned to renowned Venezuelan sculptor, Rafael Barrios.

H.E. Iván Duque Márquez
President of Colombia
Photo by Daniel Martinez

ArtsFest Dance Fest at VAEA New Rochelle Arts

In association with The New Rochelle Council on the Arts, we are proud to host and be part of this October’s ArtsFest!

Local dance schools and dance companies will perform dances that showcase their work all weekend in the 1st floor lobby at the VAEA Rochelle Arts venue where the long-shuttered Loew’s Theater was located and now will have  two exhibition galleries, arts education spaces and a “black box” theater.

Performances will be from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

On Saturday October 16th: Dance Ministry Institute, Coleman School of Dance, Ballet Arts (Pelham) and Rooftop Rhythms.

On Sunday October 17th: New Beginnings, Accent Dance NYC, A-Y / Dancers, PAVE dance students from New Rochelle High School.

Located at 595 Main ST, New Rochelle, New York.

All ages welcome

A special thanks to RXR Realty for their support in making this event possible!

NEW BEGINNINGS DANCE PERFORMANCE AT

VAEA NEW ROCHELLE ARTS

We’re proud to share the dance film that was presented in our space at VAEA New Rochelle, for this year’s Juneteenth, by New Beginnings Performing Arts Studios

Click here to view the dance performance.

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