Immerse yourself inside the lives of urban Indigenous living in New York City.
New York City has the largest number of American Indians and Alaska Natives of any location within the United States, with a population of 111,749 Native Americans out of the total population of 8,175,133 New Yorkers.*
Urban Indigenous Americans are in a constant struggle to reconnect with their culture, ceremonies and closeness to nature against the backdrop of one of the largest cities in the world. In “We Are Still Here” you will witness the power of urban Indians connecting to their culture and pushing it forward for the future generations to protect, the earth, the water, and each other. This series will serve as an inspirational acknowledgement to honor the youth and American Indian populations that are rising up to reclaim the spaces that once belonged to their ancestors.
This series will celebrate the food, language, activism, traditions, music, art, dance, and fashion of Urban Indigenous New Yorkers. Each episode will follow amazing entrepreneurs, activists and artists, take a look inside their home, their office and the work that they are doing while honoring their heritage and living in the Big Apple.
artwork by Steven Paul Judd @stevenpauljudd
EMCEE BATTLE 360
Artwork by Ed Piskor @edpiskor
Hi-Fi. Lo-Fi. Old School. New School.
This 3D 360 immersive series takes you inside live EMCEE BATTLES between the best from every borough of New York City. Hosted by one of the hip hop founding legends, Reggie Reg, of the CRASH CREW, you will stand with him among the hottest wordsmiths as they battle it out on the streets of New York City.
Each episode will be set on the streets where the artists live and are inspired, from the Bronx to Brooklyn. We will get their back story and a sneak peek at their style as they approach the battleground, rapping their bio. Reggie Reg will kick off the battle while the DJ will hit the breaks. The battle will be recorded live to give the audience the feel of being a part of an organic experience. The goal is to immerse the audience inside this amazing art form that combines poetry, public speaking, and lyricist stylings as the torch of the past gets passed on to the future.
artwork by Ed Piskor @edpiskor
DANCE CYPHER 360
Artwork by Anastasia McAllister @skiumtalx
Have you ever been inside a dance cypher? In “Dance Cypher 360” you will step inside the cypher for a dance-off between New York's elite pros; from the Brooklyn Bridge to Times Square to Central Park. Witness the greatness these performers at an arm’s reach and feel the energy of the cypher! Then turn to social media to vote for your favorite after each episode, or submit a video of your best battle moves to join the pros in the Harlem finale!
FUTURE IS FEMALE
Choreography by Jonathan Lee @iamjonathanlee
Photography by Anastasia McAllister @skiumtalx
Go inside a breakdancing cypher and watch up close amazing female dancers ranging in age from 10-59 from all different backgrounds. Your brand can help us replace the imagery in iconic Times Square with a new narrative of empowering women that represent our world and where our future is heading. THE FUTURE IS FEMALE. Already has been shot, just looking for a brand partnership to complete and launch the piece.