Animation and Graphics Consultation: Mpho "Solid" Madi (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Medium: Signal Channel Video
Video Resolution: 4096 x 2160
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Screenings: The California Air Resources Board (CARB) Southern California Campus located in Riverside, California.
Trailer by Mpho “Solid” Madi
Film Excerpts: Dream Deferred featuring Fannie Lou Hamer (Harvey Richards, 1964); Mississippi Goddam (Nina Simone, 1965); Mississippi Goddam (Nina Simone, mid-1970s); Winter in America (Gil Scott-Heron, 1975); Clearing California Skies (California Air Resources Board, 1998); Youth United for Community Action (YUCA) Rally (EPA.net, 2007); California air quality: One-third of population deals with sub-standard air quality (The Los Angeles Times, 2014)
Texts Cited: Sharpe, Christina. In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. United Kingdom: Duke University Press, 2016. and Crawley, Ashon T.. Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility. United States: Fordham University Press, 2016.