Movt nr. 2: Atlantic Transformerz

year: 2010 – 2014

materials: HD video – Digital Photography

context: started during the residency at BijlmAir in the Bijlmer, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The work consists of 4 videos made on the 4 continents around the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Atlantic Transformerz_Faidherbe_Senegal_2014
Atlantic Transformerz: Faiherbe (2014) – digital print

Atlantic Transformerz explores the multiplicity of hues in the color black, and makes an issue out of distinguishing black diversity. Inspired by the African Diaspora in Amsterdam, it unites the four continents around the Atlantic Ocean.

 

 

Atlantic Transformerz_Ngor
Atlantic Transformerz: Ile de Ngor (2014) – digital print
Atlantic Transformerz_Moengo 2
Atlantic Transformerz: Moengo – Alberto (2011) – digital print
Atlantic Transformerz_Moengo 1
Atlantic Transformerz: Moengo – Ras2 (2011) – digital print
Atlantic Transformerz New York Nickie_2010
Atlantic Transformerz: New York – Nicky (2010) – digital print
Atlantic Transformerz New York Fred_2010
Atlantic Transformerz: New York – Fred (2010) – digital print
Atlantic Transformerz_Amsterdam_1
Atlantic Transformerz: Amsterdam (2010) – digital print
Atlantic Transformerz_Amsterdam_2
Atlantic Transformerz: Amsterdam (2010) – digital print

Thanx 2: CBK Zuid-Oost, SMBA (Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam), Stichting Flat, Kibii Foundation / Marcel Pinas and Abessa

Directors of photography: Bouba Dola, Mounir Raji, Olubode Shawn Brown, Milton Kam

Camera: ‘The making of’ Moengo: Wouter Klein Velderman

Lights: Mounir Raji, Olubode Shawn Brown

Editing: Charl Landvreugd

Chief Make Up: Dave Stella

Assistants: Sharon Schouten, Tyrone Traylor, Sheena Rose

Models: Lerone, Egbert, Ferlin, Mike, Frederick, Nickie Nicole, Oumi, Ras2, Alberto

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