A collaboration between artists Didier William and Nestor Armando Gil(Wkshp) that examines the liminal space between known and constructed histories through the lens of immigrant and diaspora communities.
Swarm. will premiere at the Prizm Art Fair 2017, December 6 – December 17, in Miami
Nestor Armando Gil(Wkshp)
Nestor Armando Gil received his BA in Humanities from New College of Florida and his MFA in Studio Art from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has done performances and exhibited work in Barcelona, Spain; Belgrade, Serbia; and the United Kingdom. He has been in residence at Elsewhere Artist Collaborative in North Carolina and Rufus Stone Projects in London, and has delivered lectures and talks at CalArts and Wheaton College, among others. He served two years as a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow at Bowdoin College and now teaches Sculpture and Media at Lafayette College.
Nestor Armando Gil(wkshp) is:
Jane En-qi Fergusson
Didier William is originally from Port-au-prince Haiti. He received his BFA in painting from The Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University School of Art. His work has been exhibited at the Bronx Museum of Art, The Fraenkel Gallery, Frederick and Freiser Gallery, Moskavitz Bayse, and Gallery Schuster in Berlin. He was an artist in residence at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation in Brooklyn, NY and has taught at Yale School of Art, Vassar College, Columbia University, and SUNY Purchase. Currently he serves as the Chair of the MFA Program at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, beginning in the fall of 2016