Friday, December 12, 2014
Afripedia Ghana trailer from Stocktown on Vimeo.
The whispers among connoisseurs talk about Accra as the next big hotspot for African cultural production and ‘Afripedia, Ghana’ suggest they’re not wrong. Meet outspoken and androgynous music star Wiyaala, exciting trickbikers Bikelordz whose BMX skills and flamboyant style have taken neighbourhoods by storm. Artist Serge Attukwei Clottey highlights environmental issues through street performances as his alter ego, Afrogallonism, the modern water warrior.
Afripedia South Africa trailer from Stocktown on Vimeo.
Afripedia takes viewers beyond the stereotypical stories coming out of South Africa. Starting out in in Cape- town we meet up with the video game label 2bop and the inventor of the new limpop music genre, Gazelle. Continuing on to Johannesburg we join heavy metal band Reeburth for a block party and take a tour around Soweto with the local style setters Smarteez and their colorful streetsavy fashion.