The Story Begins With Movement

This two-channel video presents a dialog between two stories, one told through electronic music and one through Jit, an urban dance form specific to Detroit. Both stories reflects on the struggle to survive in a city that has undergone numerous set backs. The audio plays a story spoken to a techno beat with syncopated text displayed on the left screen, while the right presents Jit dancer Stringz's response in dance.

Media: Two-channel video with sound
Year: 2016
Duration: 00:12:00 min (00:03:37 sec followed by 00:09:00 minutes of blank white screen)
A collaboration with Haleem “Stringz” Rasul. 
Presented as part of the solo exhibition “Cities of Restless Objects” at Simone DeSousa Gallery, Detroit.

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