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Hell Kitty www.noahsow.de
St. Mauritius von Theben, 250 AD, leader of the Theban legion, refused to torture civilians for emperor Marcus Aurelius. The painting shows him with his hands on his weapon in a meeting with St. Erasmus. Painting: St.Erasm and St.Maurice' by Matthias Grunewald (b. 1470/80, d. 1528) Devotional picture iconography: Noahso original sans watermark www.noahsow.de
Saint Gregory Painting by Anonymous German Artist, Germany (c. 1520), Oil on Wood Panel, 102 x 47 cm., Köln, Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Gereon. (painted wing of a lost altarpiece), The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University Devotional picture iconography: Noahso original sans watermark www.noahsow.de
Photo: Bolaji Badejo and Alien Warrior © Eve Arnold<br><br>framed by Noahso<br><br>originals sans watermark<br><br>Bolaji Badejo played the Alien in the 1979 horror film ALIEN. In behind the scenes footage for the DVD box, several men involved in the production point out how 'different' Badejos body were and how they thought he would be perfect for playing the ALIEN (dark creepy cruel super-strong creature, violently reproducing by multiple hyper-penetration, menace to the people who invaded his space. wait.) Swiss ALIEN creator HR Giger modeled the costume of the ALIEN using a cast of Badejo's body. <br>Bolaji Badejo was a nigerian design student when he took on the role. He then went on to work as a dancer and choreographer in London. Bolaji Badejo died in 1992 in Lagos.<br><br>articles:<br><br>http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/b8565920-b9a3-11e1-9f68-123138165f92<br><br>http://alienseries.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/interview-with-bolaji-badejo-1979/<br><br>http://blacknetart.com/untitled_interestingnarra.html<br><br>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_(film)#Sexual_imagery www.noahsow.de
altarcat montage by Noahso www.noahsow.de
»Uncanny Who?! «<br><br>Video collage of three mysterious™ recordings<br><br>Collage viewable offline only, in actual installation.<br><br>Sources:<br><br>- Bolaji Badejo during one of the first screen tests for the movie ALIEN © Twentieth Century Fox 1979 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpKi41a1rJI <br><br>- Perchten: Winter custom of tribes of Bavaria and Austria, © Dagmar Wäscher 2009 https://vimeo.com/8409139<br><br>- World health day - Yoga awareness organized by The Sports Development Authority: school and college students perform Suryanaskarams in Tamil Nadu<br>© Jayaraman Ramasamy Vijayaraghavan 2012<br><br>-&gt; The construction of the mysterious 'alien' 'other' in and for white mainstream media <br>-&gt; acting out the mysterious 'other' in spiritual white cultural tradition <br>-&gt; autonomous holistic self-care tradition that survived colonialism www.youtube.com
Sunflower, the centaur Disney wants to forget<br><br>http://coilhouse.net/2011/12/sunflower-the-centaur-disney-wants-to-forget/ coilhouse.net
Sunflower transformed<br><br>color correction by Noahso www.noahsow.de
CONIMEX MAGNUM, a choral comprised exclusively of Unilever™ brands. Written, produced, sung, recorded by Noah Sow.<br><br>The original has an added outro consisting of a Lily Allen song played back reverse to cover up its evil attitude. soundcloud.com »Conimex Magnum« is the choral comprised exclusively of Unilever™ brands. http://www.noahsow.de/readymade-spirituality-remix-the-mysterious-strikes-back/ It is part of the installation "Readymade Spir
Ave Mareame www.noahsow.de
The Shroud Of Burbank™ textile print with photosensitive enzymes Not in original installation; sold to the town of Altötting before the show opening www.noahsow.de
post-war healing www.noahsow.de
Slice of bread with Jesus' face on it - reversed.
Rather graphic excerpts from a christian German service hymnbook from 1962, openly encouraging colonialism, supremacy and other violence.<br><br>not reproduced here.
Notes of particularly nice sounding passages from religious songbook, with the text and lyrics cut off.
Remixing the songbook, generating slogans of empowerment, autonomy, reappropriation and overall awesomeness www.noahsow.de
first lines of pop Song "Africa" by Jean-Pierre Goussaud for Rose Laurence<br> www.noahsow.de