Cat Velez - 10th Oct 2016

Music video director Alan Ferguson and Solange - creative collaborators and married couple - have co-directed this wickedly tasteful couple of videos for Don't Touch My Hair and Cranes in the Sky, which sees Solange shining in all her defiant, poised and self-assured glory. 

The videos hark back to another time and place, showcasing an awesome array of mid-century fashion as well as stark, abolitionist-era garb, amongst the futuristic hopefulness of modernist buildings and ostensibly upstanding, neoclassical institutions.

Thus, the subtly explored issues of American race relations evoked in Don't Touch My Hair communicate a sense of timelessness in which nothing has fundamentally changed aside from the superficial fashions of passing time.  

Credits

Co-DirectorAlan Ferguson
Co-DirectorSolange Knowles
ProducerEli Cane
Director of PhotographyArthur Jafa
Director of PhotographyAlan Ferguson
EditorRussell Santos
Creative DirectorCarlota Guerrero
Creative DirectorSolange Knowles

Cat Velez - 10th Oct 2016

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