Solange Knowles’ multidisciplinary system, studio and creative company, Saint Heron, introduced with each other a selection of talented collaborators to manifest a conceptualized brief movie entitled “Passage” in honor of the Worldwide Woolmark Prize which has has “awarded and incubated some of the most period-defining fashion designers, from Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent to Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan and Ralph Lauren.”
The six moment movie characteristics a myriad of Black designs and performers and stars the R&B pop tunes legend Dionne Warwick, writer and product Dominique Jackson, psychedelic soul musician Joi, multi-instrumentalist KeiyaA, and the uniquely talented artist Sahbabii alongside with a selection of beautiful designs and artists of all shades, cultures and dimensions who pose and transfer about in front of putting landscapes and backdrops that replicate the resourceful eye of Knowles who functions as the writer inventive, and imaginative director of the film for Saint Heron Agency.
Described as a “portraiture,” this visual piece emerged as a celebration of the 6 2021 International Woolmark Prize finalists and was directed by the McArthur Award-profitable director Wu Tsang. This film also functions an authentic score by Standing on the Corner and is styled by Ib Kamara. In a assertion, the movie is explained as “reverencing the system of layout and creation in an allegorical amalgam of visible poetry, fiction and surrealism.”
Knowles writes, “I obtained my commence in theater, I was about 10 decades aged when I begun to go to the Ensemble Theater in Houston. It was there I realized how to produce monologues and scripts, and the magic and expansiveness of all of the expressions the theater retains. I have been not too long ago really inspired a whole lot by John P Allen’s ‘Theater of all Choices,’ and his beliefs rooted in the strategy that ‘everything is theater.’
“As I further more my fascination in theater and overall performance I am constantly thinking about new means to connect via the stage. How to use mild, seems, gestures, songs, movement to say a multitude of issues with no expressing anything at all verbally at all. ‘Passage’ affirms that potential with imagery that champions the link concerning reality and surreality. The piece is a residing demonstration of interconnectedness through collaboration, and functions to have interaction a sense of existence in the place, both of those driving and forward of us.”
Knowles has been a celebrated and dependable contributor to the up to date art world. Some of her achievements include things like executing at the Guggenheim Museum in 2017 and receiving the Artist of the Yr award from the Harvard Basis in 2018. The artist has challenged herself to build really stylized artwork and performances along with releasing her groundbreaking album, “A Seat at the Table” in 2016. She stands out as a creative pressure in trend and culture, giving practically nothing but artwork of the highest integrity which is ingrained in her personal reflection, perception and resourceful integration.
The film can be found in its entirety at saintheron.com.