Increasingly the world is getting COVID fatigued by the continuous negative images of human suffering, helplessness and weak global leadership conveyed by the media.
In an era of fear and misinformation, Nazeem uses the transformative power of music as a vehicle for resilience and positive change. Whilst the video and soundtrack - produced on a shoestring budget - was recorded and filmed in Gambia, we also created a whole community response. Individuals and families were invited to record themselves during lock down singing the anthem. We received videos from Algeria, UK, Chile, Gambia, Kenya, Senegal, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Nigeria, UAE and Australia and have incorporated this whole community response into the video.
September 27, 2020 3:25 pm local time