These artists explore their experience of a transnational encounter, through their interests in language, sound, video, memory and ritual. The soundtrack is a collection of words they exchanged that were generated by this experience and later by their reflections on the documentation.
A Dress to the Nation
A dress to the Nation, is commentary on our existence in this post colonial island. We are orphaned children being handed over (along with the problems
of our poor parenting), every five years to a new parent. We are promised a better tomorrow. Yeah. Right…wait for that.
A Barbadian artist goes on an inner journey through his memories, trying to recall his identity while talking to himself using “fling” (a Bajan rap flow). He want to free his mind from the shackles of social conditioning and reclaim his individuality.
A woman’s spiritual journey leads her away from traditional religion to find her bearings and peace in a different kind of church.
A personal journey through OCD and memory, as told by the water cycle.
Xerox Island considers the quality of thought and education and examines their gradual deterioration in a cycle that lacks innovation. Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy.
After La Monte Young
This film reflects, in a poetic, abstract way, the struggle of being an artist on a remote island in the Caribbean
Chaotic Beauty seeks to compare and contrast the ways in which the human brain perceives, processes and interprets visual imagery gathered from everyday experiences, with imagery that is generated solely through the use of digital technology.
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