Journey through memories and fantasies at Vizcaya with Jungle Sweat, Roseate by Naomi Fisher

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MIAMI, FL.- Naomi Fisher’s Jungle Sweat, Roseate is the fall/winter exhibition of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens‘ Contemporary Arts Project (CAP), a commission program that invites artists to develop site-specific projects inspired by the historic house museum and National Historic Landmark. Jungle Sweat, Roseate will be on view through January 16, 2012 at Vizcaya. South Florida native Naomi Fisher weaves her lifelong memories of Vizcaya within a fictional narrative to create Jungle Sweat, Roseate, a video piece and installation on view throughout the Main House. Fisher’s ongoing exploration of nature and our desire to tame it comes into focus at Vizcaya, where the imposition of formal architecture on a native landscape presents striking contrasts. The work features a female character who stumbles upon Vizcaya from the depths of the mangroves, covered in the residue of nature. Fisher tells