Dreaming Gave Us Wings (2017-Present) ongoing self portrait series and immersive experience
“They dreamed dreams that no one knew-not even themselves, in any coherent fashion-and saw visions no one could understand.” - Alice Walker
A reimagined spiritual archive. A conjuring. An activation of ancestral magic. A return. Inspired by Afro-diasporic flight within black folklore and history, these images house a deep remembrance of survival and freedom.
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The New Yorker: Revisiting the Legend of Flying Africans Select link for full video and text.
Trailer: Link above for full New Yorker piece. Director + Cinematographer + Editor: Sophia Nahli Allison || Creative Producer: Janice Duncan