*Please DONATE to my blog! Any amount will be appreciated! Either click the donate button on the side panel of the blog or send them via paypal to my email email@example.com. Thank you! *Dreamworks (I just saw their film, Rio 2, by the way and I did enjoy it. I also saw the preview short […]Read More Moving on the Wires: This Week’s News and Posts
RAS (Riders Against the Storm) – Everybody Wannabe (with Ballet Afrique dancers) Watch the behind-the-scenes video.Read More Otherworldly Videos: And We Dance…
Cody ChestnuTT’s “Till I Met Thee” was directed by Terence Nance and features Ellie Foumbi from the short film Say Grace Before Drowning. Read Shamira Muhammad‘s interview with him on Africa is a Country’s (the name is a joke).Read More Otherwordly Videos: Cody ChesnuTT’s “Till I Met Thee”
Last weekend, I saw two of Terence Nance‘s films, The Oversimplification of Her Beauty and Triptych, at Urbanworld. It was as if swirling in a void somewhere between reality and fantasy. That is one way I would describe the first of Nance’s introspective and experimental films, The Oversimplification of Her Beauty (previously known as How […]Read More Modern Griots Reviews: Terence Nance Weekend
*I am officially opening up my blog for guest posts. If you want to submit news, music, art, film, literature, essays, etc. that include afrofuturist and/or afrosurrealist themes, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. *Flying Lotus will be releasing his album, Until the Quiet Comes, on October 1st and 2nd. You can pre-order it […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Guest Posts, Flying Lotus, Tamara Natalie Madden, DJ Spooky…
Wangechi Mutu Sanford Biggers Barron Clairborne On MAY 24th at BROOKLYN MUSEUM, Afro-punk pictures presents “The Triptych,” in association with Weeksville Heritage Center. This short-film series (Dir. Terence Nance, Dir. of Photography Shawn Peters, Co-Dir. Barron Claiborne) highlights the work of artists Sanford Biggers, Wangechi Mutu, and Barron Claiborne. Live music and a Q&A with […]Read More Otherworldly Videos: Afropunk Presents….
The pairing of rapper Blitz the Ambassador and director Terence Nance for the short film for Blitz’s album Native Sun is a coming together of two visionary minds. Ghana-born musician, Blitz the Ambassador, first gained attention with his album, Stereotype, which featured the startling image of a radio man shooting himself in the head on […]Read More Modern Griots: Blitz the Ambassador and Terence Nance