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Using Miami as a sketchboard, multimedia artist Adler Guerrier produces work that explores the myriad meanings of images in racial and political discourses. Guerrier uses the city to combine poetics with political activity. His work has been exhibited at the Perez Art Museum Miami; David Castillo Gallery, Miami; and …

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Adler Guerrier roams the streets of Miami, absorbing urban impressions before producing mixed-media drawings and sculptures, photographs, installations, and videos conveying the individual and collective experiences of cities. Though Miami is his subject and cipher for cities worldwide, he is rooted in his native Haiti. “I am Haitian, therefore I make Haitian art…I use what I have, that is a particular history, shaped by family, education, migration, neighborhoods,” he explains. In his work, Guerrier offers a vision of the urban landscape through color-saturated snapshots and drawings composed of text fragments and patterns accrued during his wanderings. Like the streets themselves, his works are a pastiche of everything—sights, sounds, people—that makes cities hum.

Selected exhibitions
2019
Paper ChaseMarisa Newman Projects
2018
Adler GuerrierMarisa Newman Projects
2012
Adler Guerrier: Here, Place the LeverDavid Castillo Gallery
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Untitled (Blue Harmony), 2005

Pigment Prints
8 1/2 × 11 in
21.6 × 27.9 cm
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Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Benefit Auction

Using Miami as a sketchboard, multimedia artist Adler Guerrier produces work that explores the …

Medium
Image rights
Courtesy of Adler Guerrier

Adler Guerrier roams the streets of Miami, absorbing urban impressions before producing mixed-media drawings and sculptures, photographs, installations, and videos conveying the individual and collective experiences of cities. Though Miami is his subject and cipher for cities worldwide, he is rooted in his native Haiti. “I am Haitian, therefore I make Haitian art…I use what I have, that is a particular history, shaped by family, education, migration, neighborhoods,” he explains. In his work, Guerrier offers a vision of the urban landscape through color-saturated snapshots and drawings composed of text fragments and patterns accrued during his wanderings. Like the streets themselves, his works are a pastiche of everything—sights, sounds, people—that makes cities hum.

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