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 TWO THOUSAND TWENTY TWO//2022

‘Dinner Time’. Two characters encounter themselves in a surreal world and dining experience. Embodying the Caribbean masking tradition of Jonkanoo, two sisters Marguerite Hemmings and Marsha Hemmings create a film bringing the unreal to life. This short film was part of an exhibit and installation Light Escapes (One) at Vox Populi curated by Jonathan González and The Trophallaxis Study Group, November-December 2022. Performer, Director, Mask Design, Set Design: Marsha Hemmings ; Performer, Director, Producer, Sound Design, Video Editing, Camera Operation: Marguerite Hemmings ; Director of Photography, Producer, Camera Operator: Jonathan González

‘Ghost’ Music video by singer and songwriter Daniel Suun. Shot and directed by Marguerite Hemmings and Daniel Suun. Edit by Coley Curry

TWO THOUSAND TWENTY ONE//2021

Video work-in-progress, shared as part of Danspace Project’s Draftwork series in October 2021.

TWO THOUSAND TWENTY//2020

Choreographer Marguerite Hemmings and new media artist LaJuné McMillian use motion caption software to explore their relationships to embodiment and spirituality. Antidote is interested in the healing and liberation of our bodies, lands, and technologies. The work investigates how virtual reality and motion capture technology can mirror the maroon technologies of our ancestors. Antidote features a sound score by Rena Anakwe and a Land Acknowledgement by Amber Stark and Salome Asega.
cypher practices // free codes . Featuring cyphers in Philly, Bermuda, Massachusetts, New Jersey, co-organized. Please check out full description and archive @ https://uartshomeschool.org/marguerite-hemmings-project-page )
the third thing 2. AN ARCHIVE AND REFINEMENT OF (CRISIS) TECHNOLOGIES / BODY AND STORY AND RELATION.  CHANNELING SPIDER, FUNGUS, TRICKSTER. DANCING IN BOXES, DISAPPEARING, REJOICING. (archived @ https://uartshomeschool.org/Marguerite-Hemmings-POD-Project )
FLOE: Finding Life on Earth. Choreographer and co-director: Marguerite Hemmings . Director and producer: Erick Boustead . Full video here: https://innrspce.com/

TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN //2019

the third thing. Set piece and performance with students at University of the Arts.
Movement coach and choreographer for the music video for ‘Show Me’ by Common.
we free lab. Group work with students and local artists @ Arizona State University.

TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN//2018

we free lab : February 2018 residency showing at Baryshnikov Arts Center; Videographer: Bleue Liverpool; Editor: Erick Boustead; Movers: Alaynia Fox, Jazelynn Goudy, Ariel Pang, Roobi Gaskins, J’Royce Jata; Musicians: Daniel Woods, Nelson Nance

we free // mapps . Set piece and performance with students @ University of the Arts
we free // trust mode . Set piece and performance with students @ University of the Arts.
Its Showtime NYC /We Free at Federal Hall, 2018. Shot by YAK Films. Presented by LMCC as part of the River to River Festival Directed by Marguerite Hemmings June 18 – 22, 4pm On the steps of Federal Hall, the birthplace of the modern United States, and in front of the New York Stock Exchange, a symbol of corporate America, It’s Showtime NYC!, now one of the largest street dance companies in New York City, performed a site-responsive intervention, directed by choreographer Marguerite Hemmings.

TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN//2017

we free , 2nd iteration: Gibney Dance, February 2017; Curator: Marguerite Hemmings; Musicians: Arielle Rosales, Solo Woods, and DJ BLKWYNTR; Dancers: Courtney Cook,Marguerite Hemmings, Jessica Phoenix, Italy Welton; Projection Design: Bleue Liverpool; Lighting Design: Nikita Maturine; Video Trailer Design: Gibney Digital Technology Initiative

TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN//2016

Unleash Your Duende // we free collaboration, Movement Research at Judson Church, October 2016; Dancer: Marguerite Hemmings; Percussionist: Arielle Rosales

TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN//2015

we free (excerpt) , 1st iteration: December 2015 at Gibney Dance; Dancer: Marguerite Hemmings; Video Design and Editing: Marguerite Hemmings; Music Design: DJ PUDGE
Blacker the Berry Project Spring 2015: Commissioned by choreographer Marguerite  Hemmings in partnership with the ON THE MAP series. A collaborative weekend of  discussions, healing circles, creative expression, and movement  on the topic of rage.
Diretor and Choreographer : Marguerite Hemmings
Camera Operator 1 : Daniel Curry
Camera Operator 2: Bleue Liverpool
Editor : Bleue Liverpool and Marguerite Hemmings

TWO THOUSAND TWELVE//2012

XYZ // an homage to the many personalities of nicki minaj, female rapper extraordinaire. helping us express the constant splintering of ourselves when trying to exist in patriarchal prisons. Can you get free in un-free spaces? Is it worth it? Or just exhausting? All femme cast. Movers: Khristina Cayetano, Claire Howell, Tara Reed, Deva-Dee Siliee, Marguerite Hemmings. Choreographer: Marguerite Hemmings. Music: DJ Stiletto (Mari Malek). Premiered at Harlem Stage, E-Moves, 2012

TWO THOUSAND TEN//2010

Harlem Stage’s 11th annual E-Moves Show. Choreography: Marguerite Hemmings Dancers: Khristina Cayetano, Claire Howell, Ehizoje Azeke, Daniel Curry, Anika Martin, and Marguerite Hemmings

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