KEST - Keep Evans Safe Today (2013), HD video, stereo soundtrack, 14 minutes
This is a filmic portrait of Evans Owusu aka KEST (an acronym of Keep Evans Safe Today). Evans is a poet and rapper from an estate in Peckham, South-east London. Through personal stories, rap music and recited poems written by KEST, the film draws an evocative account of how he experiences poverty in Britain today.
Commissioned by Tate Modern, London & Khoj, New Delhi for the exhibition 'Word. Sound. Power.'