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Tribute to the Ones

As thousands of souls borrowed from Jazz to create Funk and Hip-Hop, I borrowed from African Masks and Japanese artwork to create “Tribute to the Ones”

I believe Art is a long stream of collaboration and contribution to the World Creation Tree. We borrow, create and give it back as our personal contributions.

My main goal is looking for and establishing a relationship between art, politics, spirituality and science.

Now is the time to give back and show gratitude for what has been created by the ancients, those that African people call “Ancestors”.

From the ancient ones to the most recent ones, this my Tribute to the Ones.

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Maangamizi: The Ancient One

MAANGAMIZI – THE ANCIENT ONE is a story about three women; a doctor, her patient and the ancient and mysterious ancestor who brings them together. It is a tale of healing through love, compassion and forgiveness. It is the spiritual journey of the soul. It is a story that seeks to reclaim the connection between Africa and her Diaspora. It is a story that dares to represent the histories of two continents as it peels away layers upon layers of pain and ultimately brings healing of the soul.