We Wasn’t Afraid of Snakes

Appropriated film, video, B&W Super 8 scanned to digital 

Single Channel 


This extended portrait of Jada-Amina’s grandfather mediates the confrontation of coping with inevitable loss. We Wasn’t Afraid of Snakes interrogates immortality, loss, and defiance. Bearing witness to the deterioration of their grandfather’s memory and vision, Jada-Amina examines their relationship to their grandfather and Black masculinity. 

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