daàPò is a video artist...
Over the past few years, daàPò transitioned to video art/filmmaking, debuting his cinematic efforts in art exhibitions and cultural events on the global scene, from New York City to Tokyo. Behind and in front of the camera, daàPò wrote, directed and/or starred in pieces featured at Kinz + Tillou Fine Art gallery, Galerie Nichido, The Goodman gallery Johannesburg, After Afropolitan Conference, BlackStar Film Festival, The Brooklyn Museum, among other venues and contexts.
WORKS IN INCUBATION…
TUNJI | SHORT FILM | Tunji, the man who lives with gods, wakes up one day questioning the objects of his worship.
THE CASSAVA MONOLOGUE | SHORT FILM | A man reflects on how distant times and spaces tie into telling one old story of ordinary barbarity.
HE SAID, SHE SAID | SHORT FILM | Toing-and-froing between manhood and womanhood, a couple’s story of loves lost and found.
PRIMA FACIE | SHORT FILM | A man with the power to render himself unseen to the naked eye in his hands, literally.
ÄRT ĬZ DŬK SO͞OP | SHORT FILM | “A picture lives by its legend – nothing else.” - Pablo Picasso
WELCOME TO EARTH: POPULATION 1 | ANIMATED SHORT FILM | Long before Adam and Eve, was the first and only man on Earth.
MATRYOSHKA | SHORT FILM | A pothead navigates the intricacies of his foggy memory, in search of his mother.
LAZARUS LEMONADE | VIDEO INSTALLATION | When life gives you a harvest of rotten lemons, raise them from the dead.