Created upon request for The Black Woman Is God: Reprogramming That God Code. This animation re-purposes a popular gif circulating the internet, re-contextualizing the anime to represent black wombmyn in the realms of pussy power, energetic power and self-dominion. Also, participation the aforementioned arenas manifesting in both the literal and figurative embodiment of fly.
Words from the organizers:
Co-curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green, The Black Woman is God celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the same. More than 60 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, and new media hone in on the vital contributions of Black women as artists and social change-makers, ensuring that the Black woman’s contribution to society is seen and valued.
Activated by live performances and a community cyper, The Black Woman is God asserts that celebrating Black women is essential to building a more just and sustainable future.
Vivid Colors, Abstract Shapes and Soft Details.
Original: Source (anime unknown)
Animation: Lala Openi.
Music: Sa-Roc - Goddess Lament
Created for: Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party 2016, in conjunction with The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming that God Code