Abraham Marquez visualizes the complications of culture, place and identity through experimental films and street photography. He takes a rugged, guerrilla approach to development – embracing DIY solutions and subject centered processes. His collaborative film projects emphasize his experience as a first generation Latino American. Miami Facade, currently in pre-production, features the devastating mental health crisis and early criminalization of young minorities. A street photography photo series addressing similar concepts, titled Streets of Miami. It has been featured in the 2015 Miami Street Photography Festival during Art Basel Miami in the renowned History of Miami Museum.
Other film projects include: Metaphorical Epiphany, an autobiographical death of innocence, and the episodic saga, titled Tales From the Dark Web (Also in Developement). That dystopian sci fi series critiques the Silk Road marketplace and government interventions within an imagined world of heightened controls and secret rebellions. Beyond his own pursuits, Marquez also engages in diverse collaborative projects, including co-production of a Pop Up Gallery during Art Basel and co-production of a web-based cooking show with Chef Alexia Apostolidi
Unique traits: Collaborator
Miami Facade Independent ⋄ Drama "Miami Facade" is a coming of age story of young first generation americans living aimlessly in Miami, while trying to find their own form of happiness. This film deals with Mental health issues,drugs, sexual identity and the vicious circle of the criminalistic ways within these young lost souls.
illuminated Independent ⋄ Thriller ⋄ Drama ⋄ Experimental The main theme within “Illuminated ” is based on the old adage of good vs evil,but unfortunately in the underground rap scene in miami, darkness has an unfair advantage.In this story we have two rap artists who have to battle physically and artistically to gain respect in the music industry.One artist speaks about shallow and materialistic aspects of life, while the other rapper enforces positivity and the strive to gain knowledge.After the shallow rapper named damiano gains an unexpected connection in the drug game , he meets a group of elite men who control the music industry and have an offer damiano could not refuse.
Film (Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Short) Cinematographer Two beings. One place. They can never leave the place, only each other.
Consider Us Even
Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer Sisters are kidnapped at gunpoint, tortured and interrogated. What happens next will make you think twice about your own daily decisions.
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Muerte De La Inocencia
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School of Hard Knocks