Kresge Arts in Detroit Portrait Series 2022
WHERE THE SOIL WAITS
Collaboration with Kaleigh Wilder for the Kresge Artist Fellows Portrait series
Series Producer: Donald Harrison
3:08, HD video
A saxophonist contemplates her connection to her ancestors, their lives, and their Mississippi land through bluesy improvisation carried on autumn wind.
Premiere: Detroit Public Television, Spotlight on Detroit, March 27, 2023
International Film Festival Ypsilanti, April 19, 2023
Idlewild International Film Festival, August 26, 2023
32nd Annual St. Louis International Film Festival, Nov 17, 2023
I know noble accents
And lucid, inescapable rhythms;
But I know, too,
That the blackbird is involved
In what I know.
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