This yr, skateboarding is an official level of competition at the Olympics, and we’re by now obsessed with 13-calendar year-aged Momiji Nishiya from Japan who is the very first at any time female to acquire gold at the Video games. In honour of the activity getting played at the event for the initial time, FKA twigs has directed a new online video about longboarding, a close companion to its shorter deck cousin.
At any time viewed another person pirouetting on a board? Us neither – until now. Longboard Family is a two-minute film that appears to be like at a local community of dancers who trip gracefully on their wheels when doing twirls and methods in unison. Established to the soundtrack of Brent Faiyaz’s “Dead Male Walking”, it characteristics longboard champions Aboubakry Seck, Giu Alfeo, Marina Correia, and Brandon DesJarlais.
“It was so remarkable currently being immersed into their globe and as a motion artist and obsessor myself, I felt humbled by the ability ranges and attractive athletes that I shot,” twigs wrote on Instagram of the movie, manufactured for Facebook.
It is not the very first time that twigs has been sat in the director’s chair, possessing helmed lots of of her have movies, like “Don’t Decide Me” and “Holy Terrain”. Two weeks back marked the initially time she has finished so for a different artist, after her collaborator Koreless shared a online video that includes fishing, Lamborghinis, and feral ravers for his observe “White Picket Fence”.
And there are far more visible choices from twigs on the way: a short while ago, Michaela Coel exposed that the singer, dancer, and producer is working on a martial arts Tv set series.
Observe Longboard Family underneath.