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Yellow Fever

Hgendo Mukii, Kenya/ UK, 2012, 7 min, English
Yellow Fever

Multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker Ngendo Mukii from Kenya, her multiple award winner YELLOW FEVER is an elegant and thought-provoking experimental meditation about the race and identity. Filmmaker choose a very popular among African women practice of skin bleaching as the topic of her multidimensional art film work. Ng'endo treats somewhat uncomfortable subject with passion and great consideration. “Skin and body are often distorted into a topographical division between reality and illusion.” - Ng’endo Mukii. YELLOW FEVER is an impressive work of a promising filmmaker to watch.