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Belong. Here. Now an Interactive Installation

Design Miami, Meridian Ave & 19th Street

02 Dec 201506 Dec 2015

Airbnb, the world’s leading community–driven hospitality company, launches Belong. Here. Now., an interactive installation taking place during Design Miami/, that features a lineup of emerging international talent.

From December 2 – 6 2015, Belong. Here. Now., designed by Chicago–based architects Design with Company, will come alive with interactive experiences hosted by some of the world’s most exciting new creatives. The week’s programming includes both smaller, more intimate moments as well as larger events, giving guests the opportunity to engage and participate in various ways. Visitors can do everything from express desires through a wishing wall to asking questions of the world’s first advanced humanoid robot.
Speaking to this new generation of creatives, Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, and Joe Gebbia, Co-Founder of Airbnb, will host a conversation about hybridity, how today’s creatives are not confined to one certain medium, but are relevant to many. An architect who curates for and oversees R&D for one of the world’s foremost modern art institution, a designer leading one of the fastest growing hospitality brands; in today’s world, creative people do not belong in any one category, but are forming their own. This hybridity, the mixing of mediums and disciplines, ultimately creates a stronger creative culture that can address the global conversation from politics to innovation, and beyond.
Further, Kim Hastreiter, along with Thomas Lauderdale and China Forbes from Pink Martini, will entertain guests with a fun and interactive performance. Yinka Ilori, a furniture artist who upcycles chairs, will invite guests to learn about his Nigerian heritage through parables and then create their own, all while interacting with him during his creative process. The hosted moments at Belong. Here. Now. Will vary throughout the week, but each one will invite guests to actively engage and participate during their visit.
Below is a list of creatives participating in Belong.Here.Now.

Aurora Botanica

BINA48

Emile Baltz

Great Things to People (gt2P)

Hisham A. Bharoocha

Hong Yi (Red)

Joe Gebbia

Kim Hastreiter, with Thomas Lauderdale & China Forbes of Pink Martini

Michael Birch-Pierce

Paola Antonelli

Yinka Ilori

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  • Belong. Here. Now., render, Courtesy of Airbnb Belong. Here. Now., render, Courtesy of Airbnb

Special Events

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Hong  Yi  (‘Red’)

 

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Kim Hastreiter:  Performing  with  Thomas  Lauderdale  &  China  Forbes of  Pink  Marti

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Great Things to People (gt2P)

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Michael – Birch Pierce

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

BINA48

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Talk

Joe  Gebbia  and  Paola  Antonelli  Discuss  Hybrid

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Michael- Birch  Pier

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Hisham Akira Bharoocha

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Michael Birch  Pier

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Yinka  Ilori

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Michael Birch  Pierce

Destination: Miami
Where: Design Miami
Type: Performance

Emilie  Baltz

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Contacts & Details

OPENING:
wed, thu, fri, sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm; sun, sun, sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Free

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ADDRESS:
Meridian Ave & 19th Street Miami, 33137 USA