(all short) En Vogue (2014), Rebirth Is Necessary (2017), Black to Techno, AS TOLD TO G/D THYSELF
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Jenn Nkiru at IFFR
Rebirth Is Necessary
An audio-visual explosion of dream-like and documentary excerpts, from Sun Ra to the Black Panthers, depicting black experiences and the concept of black universality.
AS TOLD TO G/D THYSELF
The cosmic journey of sacred youth, during which pain, pleasure and sublimation are non-negotiable.
Black to Techno
Techno, a futuristic sound falling into the legacy of Black music, but not often celebrated as such. Featuring cameos from Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul, Detroit and Berlin.
G/D THYSELF: Spirit Strategy On Raising Free Black Children
This ritual space invites you to explore metaphysical transcendence, spirituality and self-expression and use the space for their own rituals and traditions.
Through Hub Tones, Kamasi Washington hopes to connect with his ancestors, merging Freddie Hubbard with African rhythms. Jenn Nkiru visually communicates her ecstatic connection in this hypnotic work.