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Watch The Video For Motèl Mari x Dirty Paraffin 'According To Who (Remix)'

Watch the shifting green-screen video for Motel Mari x Dirty Paraffin's "According To Who" remix.


Motèl Mari, the textural soundscape project from BLK JKS members Mpumi Mcata, Tshepang Ramoba and collaborator João Orecchia, drops a chroma keyed video for the Dirty Paraffin remix of "According To Who." DP's Okmalumkoolkat takes center stage as he spits his verse and trudges through the motions of a 'big talk show' interview only to walk off set into the shifting, green-screen dimensions created by his own head. Watch the Mpumi-directed video for "According To Who (Dirty Paraffin Remix)," premiering here, below and stick through to the 2-minute mark for some dance lessons from Okmalum. Grab this and other reworks on Motèl Mari's Eternal Peasant Remixes: South Africa x South Florida.

Starring OKMALUMKOOLKAT

With Dizzy Moeti, Spizee, João Orecchia, Mpumelelo Mcata, Tshepang Ramoba,

For Sisterhood of the Displaced Brides: Honey Makwakwa. Lindiwe Matshikiza, Vishanthi Kali, Lavendhri Arumugam, Myer Taub, Cara Snyman

Directed by Mpumelelo Mcata

Editing, Compositing, Effects and Background Videos by João Orecchia

Camera by Storm Solomons

Sign Language Shot by Liam Lynch

Green Screen Lighting by Xolani Ndlovu

Extra Background Video by Lindiwe Matshikiza

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Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

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There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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