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Jeremy Kamal Hartley: Mojo02:17

Mojo is a computer-generated music video that presents a future in which afro- American values are "the predominant cultural model". Vast machines operated by music producers move over a flood plain landscape, using bass notes from amplified music to vibrate bodies of water. These vibrations displace the water so that it irrigates the surrounding soil, watering plants distributed by seed-dropping drones. The music video portrays a world in which automation has removed the need for manual human labor and landscapes has become a platform for self-expression. African Americans who were historically regarded as property or machines now use machines in the service of leisure and expression.

Film by Jeremy Kamal Hartley, SCI-Arc Fiction and Entertainment 2019