August 19, 2024 – Portland Mercado –  SIN MAÍZ NO HAY PAÍS presented a site-specific dance performance in partnership with Hacienda CDC featuring HDD/NW dancers Daniel Giron, Barbara Lima, Antonio Carnell, Colleen Loverde, and Charles Roy. Staged on the performing grounds of the Mercado, SIN MAÍZ NO HAY PAÍS seeked to capture the rich cultural history and vibrant beauty of the community that resides there. 

This performance is part of a larger creative residency that continues throughout 2023-2024. SIN MAÍZ NO HAY PAÍS was made possible by funds from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition, Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation, and City of Portland, Events Action Table, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).