Video Work


This video was shot and edited by Naomi Rutagarama and Alexandria Brown as a way of illustrating how the media (scape) has shaped our initial perceptions of one another as African and Black Americans. These perceptions are well circulated through media, in turn they have global consequences.



One of the pillars writer Arjun Appadurai identifies in his article “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy.” This video attempts to visualize his definition. Collaboration between Haytham Mohammmed, Aaron Raymond, and Alexandria B.

Video Shot by: Aaron Raymond

Concept and Narrative Contribution: Haytham Mohammed, Alexandria B.

Edited by: Alexandria B.