David Knight - 29th Oct 2018

Another modern jazz classic from Kamasi Washington and his amazing band gets a mesmerizing visual by Jenn Nkiru, as experimental as the music.

It's a single-shot and in many ways a still-life too, revealed in a dead-slow reverse zoom to reveal three night-gowned and sashed women performing in front of a flag - in fact, it's artist-director Larry Achiampong's work Pan-African Flag For The Relic Traveller. And then the zoom reverses to close in one face even more close-up than before. 

The track is Hub-Tones, taken from Kamasi Washington's second album Heaven and Earth, out on Young Turks.

Credits

DirectorJenn Nkiru
ProducerLana Salfiti
Production CompanyIconoclast
Executive ProducerEmily Rudge
Production ManagerPolly Hartley
1st ADEd Bellamy
Director of PhotographyBenoit Soler
1st ACMichael Hannides
2nd ACCameron Axsel
GafferPaul Allen
Art DirectorJenny Wells
HairCharlotte Mensah
Make-upGrace Marie Ellington
EditorKit Wells
Editing companyFinal Cut
ColouristTim Smith
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
VFXElectric Theatre Collective
Production designerNathan Parker
Other creditsDancers: Summer Pearl, Myriam Sow, Nadia Adu Gyamei

David Knight - 29th Oct 2018

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