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Miami Light Project presents Xavier Cortada’s “Oath” on Inauguration Day

January 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Miami Light Project




Xavier Cortada

with the participation of
Marcos D. Jimenez
Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida

Inauguration Day
Friday, January 20th, 2017
11:30 am

Miami Light Project
404 NW 26th St, 33127
Miami, FL

(305) 576-6480


Oath is a performative piece that brings citizens together towards a common purpose to uphold our Constitution. As part of Cortada’s performance, Mr. Jimenez will administer this Oath to all those present at noon (the exact time that the President-Elect takes office):


“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute my role as ‪#Citizen of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, #preserve, #protect and #defend the #Constitution of the United States.



Reading of the US Constitution

Between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, individuals will gather to simultaneously read the United States Constitution out loud in English, in Spanish, and in Haitian Creole.


Oath serves to launch Culture of Resistance,” a 48-month, socially-engaged performance project by Xavier Cortada based at the Miami Light Project (www.miamilightproject.com)

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