Trailer for Shake, 2012, 2 channel color video with sound. trt 16min., courtesy the artist. Exclusively available online here.

On view at Mass MoCA, Shake is the second part of Sanford Biggers’ Odyssean video trilogy about the formation and dissolution of identity. The video features Ricardo Camillo, a Brazilian-born, Germany-based choreographer, stuntman, clown and DJ as he walks from the favelas, or shantytowns, to the ocean in Brazil before transforming into an androgynous silver-skinned figure, right out of the Afrofuturist imagination.

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