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Humanwear

Daniel Baldé

Giving the observer the chance to experience this vessel that “I” Daniel calls

body. The Idea of a changeable body, designing myself and playing

god//engineer of my own universe. This research method gave me the

opportunity to have a better understanding of what is my material, the use of

my body as “fabric”. With this project I intend to bring the outsider to my universe, giving context, meaning,

background but over my rules. A film divided into chapters of my manifesto, a film divided into memories and experiences, a film that is me and you.


Methods used to accomplish and understand the material/ the fabric. 


Body of work was not possible without me not constantly record/edit/interact with self and others. Recording conversations, writing dreams, filming the constant ( and normal ) ups and downs of life. Meeting myself, my approach was always trying to meet my soul.

I didn't only record my conversations I often also video record my walks and myself talking  at almost as a way of meditating and going back in time. Understanding self.


There's vlogs, audios and writing pieces 


When using the term fabric to define my body is me taking over the concept of clothes, fashion and personal style. I am wearing the vessel, I am draping this fabric around me.



Vlogs — Body of work was not possible without me not constantly record/edit/interact with self and others. Recording conversations, writing dreams, filming the constant ( and normal ) ups and downs of life.
Meeting Self — "Submersive" visual and auditory experience of Daniel’s material/ body.
Water
"You said I’m your girl"
"Stairs to God"

ODE- DANIEL BALDE 

 

Chapters: 1.  Awakening of Ego  (water)

Chapter 2. Blame (earth)



"I met God today"
"Deterioration"
Streets

ODE- DANIEL BALDE 

 

Chapter 4. Sex ( fire )


Chapter 5. Death ( air )



07/12/2020
Swamp
"Death"

ODE- DANIEL BALDE


Chapter 5. Death ( air )


Chapter 6. The conversation ( air )



Ego Language — ODE- DANIEL BALDE Chapters: 1. Awakening of Ego (water) ​ Chapter 2. Blame (earth) Chapter 3. Deterioration (fire) Chapter 4. Sex (fire) Chapter 5. Death (air) Chapter 6. The conversation (air)

“A love letter to my community, A love letter to self.”


Using my experience as black queer individual trying to operate in a world where my narrative often doesn't count. Capturing the eyes of the observer and telling a story that everyone can relate to a certain degree. A constant need to find myself. Reaching out to my community through my art and hopefully raising conversations in spaces that those conversations need to be happening. 


Finding my own language. The idea of my body as a fabric, my material that with this work I am unpicking and revealing the layers. 


Your favorite angel, 


Daniel Baldé



Medium:

Digital Material

Size:

5.54 sec