Here & Now: 2020 

DEC 4, 2020 | 7PM EST

See Miami Light Project’s signature commission program for Miami-based artists – Here & Now! Filmed and presented virtually for the first time, the program features newly commissioned short work from Miami’s freshest and most exciting emerging artists, who are working across disciplines to define contemporary performance in Miami.

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Maya Billig

Maya Billig – Brink

Brink is a contemporary dance work inspired by Orson Welles’s radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds” from 1938.

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 Loren DavidsonBritney Tokumoto

Loren Davidson & Britney Tokumoto – the invitation.

The Invitation is a new dance work that was created out of curiosity and a series of scores. Intention, loyalty, and willingness to show up for one another became a series of conversations around healing, connection, and experimentation.

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Liony Garcia

Liony Garcia – Corporeal Decorum

Corporeal Decorum is a multimedia performance piece rooted in greater Miami that reimagines the relationship between cultural preservation and creative expression.

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Chadwick Gaspard

Chadwick Gaspard – B.M.M.O.

B.M.M.O. is a dance performance that tackles toxic masculinity through the lens of the black male and how this affects their development and ways of navigating through the world.

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Mercy Lopez

Maria “Mercy” Lopez – You Never Had U.S.

You Never Had U.S. is a choreographic work which speaks to the betrayal of Hispanic soldiers after sacrificing their lives for the United States Armed Forces.

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Brimstone Schere

Seth “Brimstone” Schere – RiDDLA

RiDDLA is a Hip Hop audioplay that utilizes the artistic elements of Hip Hop culture and includes rapping, DJ’ing, breakdancing and Urban “graffiti” Art.

ABOUT HERE & NOW

Miami Light Project Launched Here & Now in 1999, as the first program of its kind in South Florida dedicated to commissioning and presenting South Florida-based performance and multi-media artists. Since its inception, we have commissioned work from more than 75 South Florida-based artists, laying the foundation for Miami’s reputation as a cultural center of international importance. Over 30 of those artists have gone on to perform that work in 14 states and 15 countries for an estimated audience of over 20,000 people worldwide.