untold stories (of l...

Live performance with multimedia created in collaboration with Karen Peterson and Dancers, and presented at the Forward Motion Festival of Integrated Dance in September, 2019 at Miami Dade County...

Urdimbre y Trama

Created in collaboration with dancer and choreographer Niurca Márquez, this short film is made from digitized hand-processed 16mm celluloid footage and was presented in conjunction with Niurca’s performance piece by the same title. The film later went on to take on a life of its...

mujer_cita_habanera

When mujer_cita_MIA arrived in Havana, it became an entirely new work, with live performance by dancer Niurca Márquez. Presented at the Gran Teatro Nacional de La Habana during the 13th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, May...

Las Dos Aguas

A study on water, transcendence, migration, conception, and voyage, using condoms, water, video, and sound.  Presented at Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba, 2018 Photographs by Nidal Visuals (c)...

…y todavía bai...

Moving image installation on sexual assault and survival, featuring video, sound, and suspended transparent cut-outs of dancers in motion. Presented at Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, in Havana, Cuba, and at Centro Cultural Español de Miami, 2018. Photographs by Nidal Visuals...

esquema María

  Apparitions of La Virgen María expressed through image and dance in collaboration with choreographer & performer Lucia Aratanha Additional dancer: Niurca...

gods always behave l...

With music by Sista Whirlwind, choreography & movement by Shaneeka Harrell, this film is part of the installation by the same title presented in honor of Zora Neale Hurston’s 125th birthday.  Installation photos by Molly...

TSUNAMI

Written by Nilo Cruz & Michiko Kitayama Skinner. Directed by Nilo Cruz Tsunami is a poignant docudrama that introduces the resilient people behind the front-page horrors of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami disaster. These transformative stories, presented by a variety of actors...

History House

History House is a multimedia dance piece by Nu Flamenco (Guitarrist José Luis Rodríguez and dancer Niurca Márquez) performed at Harris House, a historical site in the small rural town of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The piece addresses the history of this small town, a southern enclave with...

Migrants/Migrantes

Migrants/Migrantes is a multimedia installation inside of a shipping container.  Addressing the concepts of migration, ancestral roots, indigeneity, and hybridity, this work consists of a laboratory-like space inside a shipping container in which specimens of plants, along with snippets of...

Grit

Presented by Karen Peterson Dancers, Grit is a multimedia dance performance utilizing mixed-ability and multi-generational dancers, choreographed by Karen Peterson and Katrina Weaver.  This work explores the gritty reality of daily living, and the struggle to maintain a state of grace in...

RED

RED is an evening-length dance-theater piece that deconstructs and reinterprets the story of Ruby Bridges, whose parents heeded the NAACP’s call for children to desegregate elementary schools in the South. Choreographed by Afua Hall and performed by Afua Hall and Elana Lanczi, with set...

mujer_cita_MIA

film/video, 2013 (10:10) featuring Lucia Aratanha and Niurca Márquez mujer_cita_MIA will be on view at: “Global Caribbean V” an Art Basel Special Event Little Haiti Cultural Center, 219 NE 59th Terrace, Miami Opening reception: Friday, December 6, 2013 from 10am – 12Noon In tandem...

Street-Level: Miami ...

 Multimedia artist Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez projected her mobile city-specific installation Miami Remix in different locations around Buena Vista and Wynwood during the weekend of Art Basel. Miami Remix, a trance film composed of whirling kaleidoscopic mandalas created from...

Agua Florida: Free-S...

SoBay Cultural Arts Festival *  February 18, 2012/7PM * Deering Estate * 16701 SW 72nd Ave.  Miami, FL This work addresses the history, energy and ecological importance of Florida’s waterways and the Everglades in particular via references to historical and supernatural anecdotes...

SONAMBULA Oct30

SONAMBULA

A disjointed narrative that humorously explores the concept of sleepwalking and traveling through the terrain of the subconscious as well as the mystery of parallel realities.   Using hand-crafted 16mm found footage, this work features such legendary movie icons as Betty Boop and the...

Miami Remix Mar28

Miami Remix

An abstract trance film by Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez created from 16mm film footage originally shot at various outdoor locations across Miami as well as animated drawings depicting the subtropical landscape. The film footage is then hand-scratched, digitized and processed into a...

XXX

Replicating the peep shows of the past, this moving image installation is presented inside of a closet.  The work consists of three erotic video loops presented within a “safe” viewing space into which one enters through a red velvet curtain.  Culled from over 20,000 feet of vintage...

ELUSIVE LANDSCAPE

Five site-specific outdoor installations composed of hand-crafted film animations projected into foliage and trees at five public locations across Miami from June-October 2010.

Ellos y Nosotros

Ellos y Nosotros: Them and Us   An installation consisting of two empty and disassembled bird cages and two identical videos created from hand-scratched film footage projected onto the bifurcated ceiling of the Project Room at Hollywood Art and Culture...

Swallowing the Moon

A dance theater piece by Brazilian choreographer Lucia Aratanha that combines experimental movement with multiple screen projections to create a visual and sensory adaptation of the short story “Amor” by Clarice Lispector.  Presented by Miami Light Project Here and Now Festival...

IN A GADDA DA VIDA Feb09

IN A GADDA DA VIDA

A music video depicting the plight of Earth Mother’s Daughter through the process of global overdevelopment via the use of found footage and psychedlic effects. Music by Fred Ho and the Green Monster Big Band. 2010, 05:14

casas viajantes

A moving image installation created to showcase kinetic sculptures by Erman, this work addresses the psychology of immigration and relocation through the use of digital video combined with hand-crafted 16mm found footage. The work was originally shown as a giant projection on a gallery wall...

ephemera

An installation in which a film has been deconstructed and hung in strips from a Grand Poinciana tree, while a video made from the same film strips is projected alongside of it. This installation was presented outdoors at Miami Beach Botanical Garden as part of the Sleepless Night 2009 event...

elixir Feb07

elixir

The seventh movement of “female alchemy: a videosymphony in seven movements” this piece was created as part of a step-by-step guide to womanhood dedicated to the artist’s daughters and designed to explore, honor and celebrate the many phases, choices and transits that make...