"Hybrid"
“ A person whose background is a blend of two diverse cultures or traditions”.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

My mother is from Barbados, my father is from Sierra Leone and I was born in London. Three very separate experiences and influences which contribute to my identity. I have lived my whole life in the South East of England. I am at the same time Caribbean, African and European.
This project is an exploration of these aspects of my identity, this short film evokes elements of my history in my present. The sound track and the dance are inspired by the tradition of the Cuban dance and rhythm called Rumba, and by electronic music. Hybrid also draws on the challenges posed by contemporary black/African photography, to stereotypes of black people.
Hybrid is an example of the culture of African Caribbeans living in Great Britain, I/we are Hybrids.

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Hybrid Still No:6