This is an animation based off a Yorubaland (West Africa) anecdote about trickster divinity Edshu, contextualized in the present.
This is the story of two unscrupulous farmers who have a disagreement during turbulent times. A foreigner wearing a two coloured cap arrives to test the farmers’ wit and trust in another. This invasion leads to calamity.
3D animation composed with 3DS Max. Edited with Final Cut Pro. Audio from Garageband. Benjamin Poynter. 2013.