Luke Bather - 16th Aug 2016

After making videos for artsits such as Run The Jewels, Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q, Ruffmercy take a step away from their usual hip-hop video wheelhouse and apply that same analogue scratch and hand-drawn animation style to Arizona's finest AJJ.

A departure from the style of AJJ's hilarious video for Goodbye, Oh Goodbye too, we see Arizona musician R. Ariel lip-sync along to the heartachingly beautiful 'Junkie Church' in various overblown colourscapes, with backdrops of suburban America. A collaboration between two artists stepping outside of their respective comfort zones to produce a serious and beautiful work.

Credits

DirectorRUFFMERCY
AnimatorRUFFMERCY
EditorRUFFMERCY
Lead actorR. Ariel
CameraKarin Graham

Luke Bather - 16th Aug 2016

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