INTERMITTENT DELIGHT

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INTERMITTENT DELIGHT

Akosua Adoma Owusu
Ghana/USA, 2007
Shortfilms, 5min, OF

INTERMITTENT DELIGHT

Akosua Adoma Owusu
Ghana/USA, 2007
Shortfilms, 5min, OF

Sound: 
Kari Rae Seekins
Camera: 
Akosua Adoma Owusu
Editor: 
Akosua Adoma Owusu
Composer: 
Kari Rae Seekins
Production: 
Akosua Adoma Owusu
World Sales: 
Akosua Adoma Owusu, 4443 Prospect Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA, akosuadoma@yahoo.com
Format: 
Video (Digi Beta)
Color

Intermittent Delight juxtaposes close-ups of batik textiles, fashion and design from the Fifties and Sixties, images of men weaving and women sewing in Ghana, and fragments of a Westinghouse commercial - aimed to instruct women on the how-to of refrigerator decoration. Constructed from a combination of Sixties' Afrobeat, traditional Asante Adwa music, and field recordings of West African men and women during the production of cloths and garments, the soundtrack pulls the piece together and imbues it with a jolty and festive tone.

This film is screened together with Lakshmi And Me.