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Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

Houston Cypress, …what-endures …, 2021

Watch ICA Miami’s newest Digital Commission, …what-endures … (2021), a non-binary, interfaith travelogue set amidst the landscapes of the Greater Everglades by the Reverend Houston Cypress.

Reverend Houston Cypress is a poet, artist, environmental activist and ordained minister. Through his organization, Love the Everglades Movement, Cypress has become a major force within Miccosukee society as an advocate for cultural preservation, environmental protection, business development and sovereignty. Cypress also acts as a cultural ambassador, leading the way for meaningful exchange and connection between his society of clans and the outside world.