thinking-out-LOUD
Meet the Interviewees

Meet the Interviewees

I had about 40 people who were interested in taking part in the interviews, but because of the crisis I had with the lighting I had to cancel most of the interviews. In the end I ended up interviewing 16 people from 5 different tribes. Here are some of the interviewees.
Arrangement

Arrangement

Abstract

Abstract

    Abstract Kenya is a country with 42 tribes, each tribe different, with its own language culture and history. Ever since Independence the different tribes have tried to live at peace with each other. While on the surface it may seem like they have achieved a peaceful co-existance, under the surface is a whole...

Tribeless Poster And Abstract.

    Abstract Kenya is a country with 42 tribes, each tribe different, with its own language culture and history. Ever since Independence the different tribes have tried to live at peace with each other. While on the surface it may seem like they have achieved a peaceful co-existance, under the surface is a whole...

Understanding Conflict

Understanding Conflict Horowitz describes conflict as a struggle in which the main aim is to gain objectives and simultaneously to neutralize, injure, or eliminate rivals(Horowitz 1985: 95) Howitz identifies three strands of ethnic conflict, within the transition from tradition to modernisation. In the traditional setup ethnic conflict is a result of an extra-ordinary persistence of...
Space sketches + initial Equipment needs

Space sketches + initial Equipment needs

More Precendences.

More Precendences.

Fractum is a multi channel video installation done by Candice Breitz. Candice conducted intensive interviews with seven pairs of identical twins and a single set of identical triplets after which she edited the footage and used it to create seven dual-channel video installations. Each pair of twins was filmed separately  andwas asked the same kind...
Aesthetic Precendence

Aesthetic Precendence

As far as the aesthetics of my project is concerned , I drew a lot of inspiration from Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience. This project by Times magazine presents a memorable video collection of dramatic testimonials from U.S. leaders, firefighters, flight attendants, veterans, family members and survivors who miraculously escaped from the collapse of the...
Final Interviews.

Final Interviews.

So I finally flew back home to do the final interviews during the Spring break. THIS IS IT !! Shooting the interviews was absolutely crazy!! I had a Panasonic HMC 150 Camera kit, A canon 7D Camera kit, a set of 3 red head lights , Small Photo and Video Tripod, Large Lighting Kit, Reflector...

Aesthetics

My goal is to have a clean sterile, uniform look , with a clean white background.
final sketches.

final sketches.

I decided the best way to create ¬†an experience for the viewer is to create a room. This will create a multisensory installation for the viewers. This will also create a safe, sterile environment.   Each monitor represents a tribe , There is “conversation” between the screens.    

Updated sketches

After the peer reviews yesterday – Well most of them asked me why I dont have any interaction in my work, well… I would love to include lots and lots of interaction because I think when people interact with any piece of work, they get more engaged in it. And I have thought about having...