Jorge Graupera’s “John William Bailly: In Situ” Film Premiere on 16 April 2023

Jorge Graupera’s “John William Bailly: In Situ” Film Premiere at the Deering estate on 16 April 2023

SUNDAY 16 APRIL 2023, FROM 18:00 – 21:00
16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33157

Director Jorge Graupera follows John William Bailly through his studio practice at the Deering Estate as the inaugural Charles Deering McCormick Fellow Artist in Residence. Additional footage records Bailly in his home town in Lyon, France, as well as museums in Paris to capture the artist’s singular creative process. This short film documents Bailly’s engaged practice at the Deering Estate spanning over 3 years. The film highlights the artist’s exploration of how we are who we are in relation to history, place, and culture. Running time: 20 minutes approx. The film will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023, from 6pm – 9pm, in the Deering Estate Courtyard. Film is for age: 12+

COST: $25 per person (ages 12 & older; members & nonmembers). Spaces are limited!

*Tickets sold online only*

Parking & Directions:  Free parking is available in the Visitor Center parking lot located on SW 168 Street just west of 72nd Avenue, and along SW 72nd avenue near SW 167 street. Ticket check-in is located at the Main Gate located near SW 167 Street.

Questions? Contact Us

Cultural Arts Programming at the Deering Estate is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.

John William Bailly is a French–American artist born in 1968 in Slough, UK. He is an Artist-in-Residence Fellow at the Deering Estate in Miami. He received his MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University, and has been a Faculty Fellow of the Honors College at Florida International University since 2004. His work explores history and culture, with an emphasis on the Transatlantic dialogue. His paintings explore the question of how we are who we are in relation to history, place, and culture. John William Bailly is represented by LnS Gallery in Miami and his work is available at Clamp Art in New York City.

17 March 2023

Author: Monica Perez

Monica Perez is a student of the FIU Honors College pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Religious Studies. With that and future schooling she hopes to administer therapy and conduct research. With a secondary interest in ecopsychology, she hopes to also use elements of nature and the environment to treat PTSD and anxiety disorders. Her current motto is "seek radical empathy" as she strives to understand and share in others' thoughts and life experiences.

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