New York

New York, USA


Leasho Johnson

Leasho Johnson was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 1984. Since graduating with a BFA in Visual Communication at The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica, in 2009, Johnson has participated in several local and international exhibitions. In 2009, he was selected to participate in Rockstone & Bootheel: Contemporary West Indian Art at Real Art Ways in Connecticut, USA. The National Gallery of Jamaica subsequently selected him for the group exhibition Young Talent V in 2010. In 2011, he participated in Who More Sci-Fi Than Us, contemporary art from the Caribbean, a group exhibition at the Kunsthal KAdE in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Johnson is a founding member of the Dirty Crayons collective, which began organizing bi-annual group exhibitions in 2012. In 2014, Johnson was selected as an artist in residence at Ateliers ‘89 in Oranjestad, Aruba, also participating in the residency’s Caribbean Linked III exhibition. That same year, he was also an invited panelist in the Caribbean Queer Visualities Symposium organized by Small Axe at Yale University, Connecticut, USA. Johnson’s most recent exhibition, Jamaica Routes, was held at the Punkt Ø Gallerie in Moss, Norway, in 2015. The exhibition was curated by Selene Wendt and paid homage to the Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall. read more

DAVIDOFF ART DIALOGUE IN NEW YORK

October, 2016

Artist Talk. More information about the details and date, coming soon.

BROOKLIN RESIDENCY

September – November, 2016

Dominican Republic

Altos de Chavón, Dominican Republic


NATASHA GINWALA

March, 2016

POLLY STAPLE AT ALTOS DE CHAVÓN

February 27 – March 12, 2016

DAVIDOFF ART & GOURMET

​February 17-19, 2016

During the weekend you will discover the Davidoff Estate in Santiago de los Caballeros, enjoy culinary events with “three Michelin-starred” Chef Peter Knogl and explore the culture and art scene in Altos de Chavón during Open-Studio visits.

Berlin

Berlin, Germany


BERLIN RESIDENCY

April – June, 2016

Selected artist: Luís Fermín Ceballos

Fermín Ceballos

Fermín Ceballos (b. 1978, Dominican Republic) is a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily in painting, performance, and sculpture. In 2014, he was an artist in residence at Altos de Chavón School of Design in the Dominican Republic.

Starting from zero.

Starting from zero. My experience in Berlin at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin By Raquel Paiewonsky, 2015.
Hongkong

Hong Kong, China


ART BASEL IN HONG KONG

March 24 – 26, 2016

Davidoff is proud to be an Associate Partner of Art Basel, the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art shows.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ART EDITION 2016

March, 2016

More information about the details and date, coming soon.

Barbados

Barbados, Caribbean


Regional Meeting: Tilting Axis

February 24-28, 2015

Directing Organizations: ARC Inc., Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc.,

Core Partner : Res Artis

For more information, click here

Basel

Basel, Switzerland


My experience at the Residency

During the last 3 months of 2015 I had the opportunity to focus on a period of artistic and theoretical research, in Basel, Switzerland. I am truly grateful to the Davidoff Art Initiative for their support, and for awarding me their first residency in this city. I could talk about the outcome and impact this period of research have had in my artistic practice, but instead I would like to focus on another aspect that made these past few months so special.

BASEL RESIDENCY

October – December, 2016

ART BASEL IN BASEL

June 16 – 19, 2016

Davidoff is proud to be an Associate Partner of Art Basel, the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art shows.

Beijing

Beijing, China


BEIJING RESIDENCY

April – May, 2016

Selected artist: David Gumbs

DAVIDOFF ART DIALOGUE IN BEIJING

April 16, 2016

More information about the details coming soon.

Working and living in Feijiacun

Working and living in Feijiacun, by Engel Leonardo, 2015
Miami

Miami Beach, Florida


ART BASEL IN MIAMI BEACH

December 1 – 4, 2016

Davidoff is proud to be an Associate Partner of Art Basel, the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art shows.

BEATRIZ SANTIAGO MUÑOZ AT PÉREZ ART MUSEUM

February 18 – November 23

Curated by PAMM’s María Elena Ortiz, this exhibition presents a selection of works by Puerto Rican filmmaker and video artist, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz from a body of work that captures the ironies of post-colonial conditions in the Caribbean. Santiago Muñoz’s films and videos create connections between experimental film, ethnography, and theater, alluding to material, local, and symbolic histories.

TILTING AXIS 2: CARIBBEAN STRATEGIES / PAMM MIAMI, USA

February 19-21, 2016

Tilting Axis 2: Caribbean Strategies explores the current state of cultural work in the Caribbean. Building on the discourse of the inaugural Tilting Axis meeting held in Barbados in 2015, this international event will be held in Miami in 2016. The conference will consider the sustainability of a healthy cultural ecosystem in the Caribbean, often fortified by artist-led initiatives and arts institutions working across the English, Dutch, French and Spanish speaking regions.

Bogota

Bogota, Columbia


Natalia Ortega Gamez

Natalia Ortega Gamez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1980. She studied Interior Design at Altos de Chavón School of Design in La Romana, D.R., and Product Design with a major in Furniture Design at Parsons School of Design in New York City. read more

BOGOTÁ RESIDENCY

June – August, 2016

Selected artist: Natalia Ortega Gamez

Applications are open

Applications are open for the Residency in Bogota, Columbia in 2016.

Madrid

Madrid, Spain


OSCAR SANTILLAN PARTICIPATION IN ARCO, FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO

February 24 – 28, 2016

Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh


DHAKA ART SUMMIT

February 5 - 8, 2016

DAS provokes reflections on transnationalism, selfhood and time with invited artists, curators and thinkers who have built exhibitions through commissioned research and experience within the region—without being prescriptive. It is recognised as the preeminent locus for art professionals with nearly 300 artists, curators, writers and others—mostly from Bangladesh—participating in new commissions, group exhibitions, talks, performances, film programmes and the Summit’s first historical exhibition, Rewind.

Neither a biennial, symposium nor festival but somewhere in between, the unique format of the Summit transforms the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy into a generative space to reconsider the past and future of art and exchange within South Asia and beyond.

Apply now for Residency

New York, USA


Leasho Johnson

Leasho Johnson was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 1984. Since graduating with a BFA in Visual Communication at The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica, in 2009, Johnson has participated in several local and international exhibitions. In 2009, he was selected to participate in Rockstone & Bootheel: Contemporary West Indian Art at Real Art Ways in Connecticut, USA. The National Gallery of Jamaica subsequently selected him for the group exhibition Young Talent V in 2010. In 2011, he participated in Who More Sci-Fi Than Us, contemporary art from the Caribbean, a group exhibition at the Kunsthal KAdE in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Johnson is a founding member of the Dirty Crayons collective, which began organizing bi-annual group exhibitions in 2012. In 2014, Johnson was selected as an artist in residence at Ateliers ‘89 in Oranjestad, Aruba, also participating in the residency’s Caribbean Linked III exhibition. That same year, he was also an invited panelist in the Caribbean Queer Visualities Symposium organized by Small Axe at Yale University, Connecticut, USA. Johnson’s most recent exhibition, Jamaica Routes, was held at the Punkt Ø Gallerie in Moss, Norway, in 2015. The exhibition was curated by Selene Wendt and paid homage to the Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall. read more

DAVIDOFF ART DIALOGUE IN NEW YORK

October, 2016

Artist Talk. More information about the details and date, coming soon.

BROOKLIN RESIDENCY

September – November, 2016

Altos de Chavón, Dominican Republic


NATASHA GINWALA

March, 2016

POLLY STAPLE AT ALTOS DE CHAVÓN

February 27 – March 12, 2016

DAVIDOFF ART & GOURMET

​February 17-19, 2016

During the weekend you will discover the Davidoff Estate in Santiago de los Caballeros, enjoy culinary events with “three Michelin-starred” Chef Peter Knogl and explore the culture and art scene in Altos de Chavón during Open-Studio visits.

Berlin, Germany


BERLIN RESIDENCY

April – June, 2016

Selected artist: Luís Fermín Ceballos

Fermín Ceballos

Fermín Ceballos (b. 1978, Dominican Republic) is a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily in painting, performance, and sculpture. In 2014, he was an artist in residence at Altos de Chavón School of Design in the Dominican Republic.

Starting from zero.

Starting from zero. My experience in Berlin at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin By Raquel Paiewonsky, 2015.

Hong Kong, China


ART BASEL IN HONG KONG

March 24 – 26, 2016

Davidoff is proud to be an Associate Partner of Art Basel, the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art shows.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ART EDITION 2016

March, 2016

More information about the details and date, coming soon.

Barbados, Caribbean


Regional Meeting: Tilting Axis

February 24-28, 2015

Directing Organizations: ARC Inc., Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc.,

Core Partner : Res Artis

For more information, click here

Basel, Switzerland


My experience at the Residency

During the last 3 months of 2015 I had the opportunity to focus on a period of artistic and theoretical research, in Basel, Switzerland. I am truly grateful to the Davidoff Art Initiative for their support, and for awarding me their first residency in this city. I could talk about the outcome and impact this period of research have had in my artistic practice, but instead I would like to focus on another aspect that made these past few months so special.

BASEL RESIDENCY

October – December, 2016

ART BASEL IN BASEL

June 16 – 19, 2016

Davidoff is proud to be an Associate Partner of Art Basel, the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art shows.

Beijing, China


BEIJING RESIDENCY

April – May, 2016

Selected artist: David Gumbs

DAVIDOFF ART DIALOGUE IN BEIJING

April 16, 2016

More information about the details coming soon.

Working and living in Feijiacun

Working and living in Feijiacun, by Engel Leonardo, 2015

Miami Beach, Florida


ART BASEL IN MIAMI BEACH

December 1 – 4, 2016

Davidoff is proud to be an Associate Partner of Art Basel, the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art shows.

BEATRIZ SANTIAGO MUÑOZ AT PÉREZ ART MUSEUM

February 18 – November 23

Curated by PAMM’s María Elena Ortiz, this exhibition presents a selection of works by Puerto Rican filmmaker and video artist, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz from a body of work that captures the ironies of post-colonial conditions in the Caribbean. Santiago Muñoz’s films and videos create connections between experimental film, ethnography, and theater, alluding to material, local, and symbolic histories.

TILTING AXIS 2: CARIBBEAN STRATEGIES / PAMM MIAMI, USA

February 19-21, 2016

Tilting Axis 2: Caribbean Strategies explores the current state of cultural work in the Caribbean. Building on the discourse of the inaugural Tilting Axis meeting held in Barbados in 2015, this international event will be held in Miami in 2016. The conference will consider the sustainability of a healthy cultural ecosystem in the Caribbean, often fortified by artist-led initiatives and arts institutions working across the English, Dutch, French and Spanish speaking regions.

Bogota, Columbia


Natalia Ortega Gamez

Natalia Ortega Gamez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1980. She studied Interior Design at Altos de Chavón School of Design in La Romana, D.R., and Product Design with a major in Furniture Design at Parsons School of Design in New York City. read more

BOGOTÁ RESIDENCY

June – August, 2016

Selected artist: Natalia Ortega Gamez

Applications are open

Applications are open for the Residency in Bogota, Columbia in 2016.

Madrid, Spain


OSCAR SANTILLAN PARTICIPATION IN ARCO, FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO

February 24 – 28, 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh


DHAKA ART SUMMIT

February 5 - 8, 2016

DAS provokes reflections on transnationalism, selfhood and time with invited artists, curators and thinkers who have built exhibitions through commissioned research and experience within the region—without being prescriptive. It is recognised as the preeminent locus for art professionals with nearly 300 artists, curators, writers and others—mostly from Bangladesh—participating in new commissions, group exhibitions, talks, performances, film programmes and the Summit’s first historical exhibition, Rewind.

Neither a biennial, symposium nor festival but somewhere in between, the unique format of the Summit transforms the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy into a generative space to reconsider the past and future of art and exchange within South Asia and beyond.

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