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Video: Jes Grew

Jes Grew

I’m loving the “Jes Grew” video from visual artist Ali Santana for the Mishmash Music Video Remix competition. The concept surrounding the piece came from Ishmael Reed’s acclaimed novel Mumbo Jumbo. Set in 1920s NYC, the novel depicts the struggles of “The Wallflower Order,” an international conspiracy dedicated to monotheism and control, against the “Jes Grew” virus, […]

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