“pepsi, cola, water?” is a short experimental documentary about Sun Ra’s legendary visit to Egypt in 1971.
pepsi, cola, water? is an experimental documentary about the legendary jazz pioneer, Sun Ra. It focuses on his infamous visit to Egypt in 1971.
Through a collage of computer animation, archival footage and experimental jazz, this work explores the poet-musician-philosopher’s fascination with outer space and the mysticism of ancient Egypt.
The film was made in Egypt for the exhibition
1971, Sun Ra in Egypt at Medrar for Contemporary Art in Cairo.
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