Artist takes giant beach towel on the road

By | July 29th, 2012 | No Comments

The phrase “a day at the beach” conjures idyllic weather, buoyant beach balls, scantily clad bathers, and beer-stuffed coolers. But peer through the veneer of paradise and you may see a land-grab in action, coconut-scented tribes of various sizes and demographics staking claims to patches of sand and keeping clammily to themselves.

For several months, Miami-based artist Misael Soto has been trying to subvert this tribal dynamic.

Misael Soto's Beach Towel

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Occupy Miami Beach Towel

By | May 28th, 2012 | 3 Comments

To mark Memorial Day, artist and past Beached Miami contributor Misael Soto is laying out on a giant towel on Miami Beach “to subvert the way beach-goers claim their temporary real estate” on the national holiday, and he wants you to join him.

Misael Soto's Beach Towel

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