- Tierra Media Project – Ongoing
On view through August 30, 2023. Attention all landscape architecture and interactive exhibition enthusiasts! Don’t miss out on the chance to immerse yourself in the captivating TIERRA MEDIA PROJECT at FIU CARTA Mana Wynwood. Led by Assistant Professor Linda Chamorro, this collection showcases the powerful voices of Latine/x/a/o individuals and their deep connection to the land
Don’t miss the chance to visit FIU CARTA Mana Wynwood and witness the stunning mixed media installation, Calle Zafiro 10, by the talented MFA student Rebeca Lopera. Using metal welding and strips of her own bed sheets, Lopera reconstructs the floor plans of her childhood home, capturing the essence of architecture and memories. This hauntingly beautiful artwork is on display now and is completely free for the public to enjoy.
Wynwood Art Talks Series
Curated by the esteemed Colette Mello, these talks bring together local artists and visionaries, creating a platform for dynamic conversations and insights. Our space becomes a hub of inspiration as community artists share their journeys, perspectives, and creative processes. Wynwood Art Talks celebrate the richness of our local talent while fostering connections that transcend the boundaries of art disciplines.
LAEUD Spring Sessions
The FIU LAEUD Spring Sessions is an unplugged conversation with practitioners, alumni, and industry leaders. These sessions are hosted by department chair Roberto Rovira.
Rooted Knowlegdge Summit
The inaugural public humanities summit “Rooted Knowledge: Collaboration, Trust, and Community Storytelling” was hosted at CARTA | Mana Wynwood. This event brought together community partners from across FIU and throughout the community to share ideas, discuss community issues, and understand where we all fit and how we can help. The summit showcased FIU’s community-engaged humanities projects co-created with diverse partners and offered conversations on collaboration, trust, and storytelling rooted in our communities. The presentations were organized into panels on co-creation, preservation, democracy, and truth-telling, reflecting on the meaning of “Public Humanities” and its relevance to justice, equity, and ideology in today’s context. The summit provided a valuable opportunity to share work, engage with colleagues, and shape the future of Public Humanities.
Women’s Fund Symposium
At FIU CARTA | Mana Wynwood, the FIU Maurice A. Ferré Institute for Civic Leadership and The Women’s Fund collaborated to bring together individuals eager to learn the art of advocacy and create a lasting impact. Led by esteemed experts Yolanda Cash Jackson and Dr. Agatha Caraballo, the training delved into the realm of advocacy and government affairs. Attendees gained invaluable insights and knowledge on effectively advocating for the issues that resonate with their communities. Through the utilization of essential skills, tools, and strategies, participants learned how to become successful advocates for positive local and state changes.
National Parking Day
In 2021, FIU Landscape Architecture and Architecture students celebrated National Parking Day by installing a park in the parking lot at FIU CARTA Mana | Mana Wynwood. Proud students and faculty above setting up the park in its early stages.