Tagged: documentary

Chicago Street Artist Profile: Jasso


Video by El Béisman Films

This mini-documentary sheds some light on Jasso, a prominent artist in the Chicago street art scene. Also appearing in the video is Chandler London, who chimed in to say a couple words about Jasso and the ever-present interconnection between music and visual art.

Jasso has become a noticeable artist in the streets of Chicago. He started as a graffiti artist and then moved to work with stencil and wheat-pasting techniques. He plays with traditional icons from Mexican culture and mixes them up with US popular culture. His work could be offensive for some but uplifting for others. Here is Jasso.

 

Netherfriends In Transition – Artist Profile


Video: Live @ KHJK

Netherfriends is the focus of this mini-documentary, created by the folks over at KHJK (Lawrence, KS – 90.7FM). Throughout …Transition, Netherfriends discusses his shift in musical direction and the Chicago Hip-Hop scene.  The video also includes some performance footage from the Kimball House and Empty Bottle- with an ill guest appearance from Second City Citizen, Rich Jones. P3ACE!

Documentary: A Day In The Life Of Netherfriends

A short film by Jack Edinger

Released earlier this year, this mini-doc offers a glimpse into Netherfriends50 Songs – 50 States project.  With regard to the music, the film also addresses the motivation behind the project and the greater sense of purpose it instilled.

The first batch of songs, Middle America, is currently available via Netherfriends’ official site.