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Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin: Immersive Design & Architecture

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin: Immersive Design & Architecture

Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin:  Immersive Design & Architecture

    Creating the Integrated Media Environment at Los Angeles Airport (LAX).  10:35 min. Narrated by Marcela Sardi & Mike Rubin.   Marcela Sardi is a designer and producer of environmental multi-media systems and immersive, experiential settings. Sardi specializes in creating immersive media experiences and environments integrating: media, interactive systems, architectural lighting, environmental effects, sound systems, digital projection, embedded LED’s, fountains and water fx, color washes and patterning, environmental...

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Tina Spiro: Making Waves in Miami & Jamaica

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Tina Spiro: Making Waves in Miami & Jamaica

Tina Spiro:  Making Waves in Miami & Jamaica

    Introduction to Tina Spiro.  2:38 min.  Camera:  Lee Skye.  Editor:  Betsabe Romero.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman    Tina Spiro is a New York born-artist who studied undergraduate art at Stanford University and art history at NYU with Professor Jansen, author of Jansen’s History of Art. She obtained her bachelors degree from Skidmore College and began her artistic career as the protégé of American sculptor David Smith while she was still an undergraduate student. She obtained her MFA in sculpture from Pratt Institute...

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Constantine Manos: Photographer

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Constantine Manos: Photographer

Constantine Manos:  Photographer

    Introduction to Constantine Manos.  3:21 min.  Camera:  Lee Skye.  Editor:  Jessica Barrios.  Music:  Lobo Loco, Never Can Stop It.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   Constantine Manos was born in Columbia, South Carolina, of Greek immigrant parents. His photographic career began in the school camera club at the age of 13, and within several years he was a working professional. He graduated from the...

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Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Bob Mankoff:  From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

    Introduction to Bob Mankoff.  1:20 min.  Music:  Bensound.com.  Camera:  Lee Skye.  Editor:  Nikita Grant.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   The story of the founding of Nu Deco Ensemble is something like a Bob Hope-Bing Crosby “Road” movie – perhaps “The Road to Singapore,” or “The Road to Miami.” Jacomo Bairos and Sam Hyken are the co-founding artistic directors of Nu Deco Ensemble.  Hyken also serves as composer/arranger and CEO, and Bairos is the ensemble conductor. Mr. Bairos grew up in Homestead, Florida and...

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Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Elisa Turner:  Art Critic

    Introduction to Elisa Turner.  0:52 sec.  Editor:  Celeste Reynolds.  Ph0to & Design:  Raymond Elman.   Elisa Turner is an award-winning art critic and art journalist. She is a member of International Association of Art Critics, U.S. Section, and ArtTable, a national organization for women in visual arts professions. Her art writing has appeared in ARTnews, Miami Herald,  Artburstmiami, Art+Auction, Arte Al Dia, Art Circuits, Delicious Line, Hamptons Art Hub, Inspicio, Miami Rail and other publications. As  blogger she...

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Portraits of Poets

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Portraits of Poets

Portraits of Poets

        Editor’s Note:  This group of portraits and video commentary is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series. In celebration of National Poetry Month and the O, Miami Poetry Festival, Inspicio has curated a few portraits of prominent poets (U.S. Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize recipients, the 5th Inaugural Presidential Poet among them) by photographer Robert Zuckerman and painter Raymond Elman.     MAYA ANGELOU:  The Backstory  6:31 min. Robert Zuckerman, Photographer.  April...

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Silvia Karman Cubiñá
It’s All About The Bass

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Silvia Karman Cubiñá
It’s All About The Bass

Silvia Karman CubiñáIt’s All About The Bass

    Introduction to Silvia Karman Cubiñá.  2:58 min. Music: Tony Succar.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   The Bass is Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum. Focusing on exhibitions of international contemporary art, The Bass presents mid-career and established artists reflecting the spirit and international character of Miami Beach. The Bass seeks to expand the interpretation of contemporary art by incorporating disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture, into the exhibition program. The...

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Talking Photography with
Howard Greenberg

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Talking Photography with
Howard Greenberg

Talking Photography withHoward Greenberg

    Introduction to Howard Greenberg.  1:31 min. Edited by Maria Hinestroza Carter & John Perez.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.  Interviewed in his home in Miami Beach, FL.   Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   Howard Greenberg is a photographer and founder of The Center for Photography in Woodstock in 1977. Greenberg has been one of a small group of gallerists, curators and historians responsible for the creation and...

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South Beach in Black & White

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Uncategorized, Visual Arts | Comments Off on South Beach in Black & White

South Beach in Black & White

    Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   I first came to South Beach in the early 1990s when the old Art Deco hotels were being restored, and the vibe changed from aged to hip. It wasn’t the place to visit grandma anymore. The action was infectious and there were plenty of subjects to photograph. I was still using film then, and I was fascinated by the pastel colors of Ocean Drive, the glorious sunrises, sunsets, palm trees, and beaches. Then...

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Pat Bosch, Design Director at Perkins + Will

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Pat Bosch, Design Director at Perkins + Will

Pat Bosch, Design Director at Perkins + Will

    Introduction to Pat Bosch.  0:50 sec. Music:  Tony Succar. Camera: Angelika Rinnhofer.  Editor: John Perez.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   As the Design Director of the Miami office of Perkins + Will since 1996, Pat Bosch has been internationally recognized for her design work specializing in a diversity of buildings types. Her projects have been honored with multiple design awards both nationally and internationally, and work has been published in numerous architectural magazines and client industry journals. As a...

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