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15 June 2009

This is Africa

T.I.A. “This is Africa” is a breath of fresh air, with a visually stimulating video that provokes thought and interest into this budding artist, K’naan, from Somalia. Raised in Somalia during Somali’s Civil War, K’naan brings new perspective to the phrase ‘This is Africa’. The video utilizes? African inspired graphics as well as audio and video montages that speak to his upbringing, political thought and experiences. The video was shot and directed by Nabil Elderkin a director/photographer who has directed videos for artists such as Kanye West, Common, Will.I.AM, Seal, and John Legend. Enjoy the video.


Artist: K’naan

Album: Troubadour

Label: A&M/Octone Records
Directed/Shot: NABIL
Post: Gustavo & Clara for Wizardflex
Production Co: Partizan en

About jepchumba

Jepchumba is an AFRICAN DIGITAL ARTIST and DIGITAL ENTHUSIAST who works hard to combine her two passions: Digital Media and Africa. Originally from Kenya, she has lived around the world developing her interest in philosophy, art and technology. An African digital artist, Jepchumba loves experimenting with motion, sound and various digital effects and techniques and has an extensive background in digital art, web design and development, audio/visual production and social media strategies.

  • http://www.rhythmicwalls.com Barrie

    Totally lovin everything about this video.