As creatives, we relish in those fleeting moments when art inspires further art. There’s a connection and kinship your experience when you draw on someone else’s talent and vision, not for the purpose of imitation, but to draw something buried and unexpected from within your creative soul.
After watching #TheBurialofKojo I visited my local market and passed by a basket of beads that I ordinarily would’ve overlooked in favor of something more muted. But when I saw these iridescent colors, I couldn’t leave them in the shop.
They immediately brought to mind the scene of the Crow in the realm where the Earth meets the Sky and people walk upside down. So I plunked down my Rands and got to work.
And that’s how the necklace, Anene, was born.