ADLER GUERRIER:
FOR FREEDOMS BILLBOARD

This film profiles the artist's public installation claimed for living, for love and trouble, produced by the For Freedoms organization in collaboration with the Miami Design District, and includes Guerrier in a wide-ranging contextual conversation with artist T. Eliott Mansa.




DAMIAN ORTEGA: REPLICANT
Filmed in Mexico and Miami with detailed commentary by the artist (including an unexpected origin of the work's title), this film captures behind-the-scenes development, production and installation of his lustrous sculpture “Replicant” in the sculpture garden of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami.




NORBERTO RODRIGUEZ:
WHITNEY BIENNIAL

Our feature film making sh*t up explores conceptual art via the career path of emerging artist Norberto Rodriguez. This longform excerpt centers on the making of his minimalist performance space within a hallowed 19th century reception room in New York City's Park Avenue Armory. With on-camera commentary by Yvonne Force Villareal and Doreen Remen, co-founders of the Art Production Fund, and Stacey Goergen, Curatorial Coordinator of the 2008 Whitney Biennial.




JEN STARK:
CHICAGO PROJECT X

From quiet development in the contemplative hills surrounding Jen Stark’s Los Angeles studio, to exuberant on-site production of sprawling murals and hanging sculpture in a new fashion mall in Chicago, this is a behind-the-scenes story of meticulous installation. The 11-artist public art program in Chicago was produced for The Arts Initiative and curated by Primary Projects.




CODY HUDSON:
CHICAGO PROJECT X

From the intense production hub of Hudson's industrial studio to the luxury fashion mall at the edge of the city, the graphic-designer / artist (founder of Struggle, Inc.) mounts his pictoral and text-based ideas for the thousands of daily shoppers to come, including personally hand-painted ceilings and expansive facades. The 11-artist public art program in Chicago was produced for The Arts Initiative and curated by Primary Projects.




JIM DRAIN:
CHICAGO PROJECT X

The conceptual interdisciplinarian artist envisions and produces a simple, playful idea into a complex multiverse of spaces within the architecture of a new fashion mall under construction in Chicago. This is a behind-the-scenes story of development and installation filmed in Miami and Chicago, with commentary by the artist. The 11-artist public art program in Chicago was produced for The Arts Initiative and curated by Primary Projects.




CHRISTY GAST, GEORGE SÁNCHEZ-CALDERÓN:
BAL HARBOUR, UNSCRIPTED

Two Miami-based artists are selected for deeply site-specific public artworks designed for installation and engagement on a main thoroughfare of the Village of Bal Harbour. This behind-the-scenes set of stories includes commentary by project advisor Yvonne Force Villareal, and the project's curator Claire Breukel.




DANIEL ARSHAM:
CHICAGO PROJECT X

Among the manifested cultural artifacts in his Brooklyn studio, the artist explains a vision of illusion and thoughful whimsy for his installations in an under-construction luxury fashion mall at the edge of Chicago, one of 11 artists designing original public art for The Arts Initiative, curated by Primary Projects.