Steph Tari Odu is an artist and filmmaker from south London. Their work broadly engages with the relationships we have with our environment, and the everyday acts of faith that build us as people. The Language is an exploration of the emerging ballroom community in Barcelona, examining themes of representation and belonging. Odu worked with a local cast and crew, including Barcelona-based Gorgeous Jayce Gucci of the House of Gucci and Black British artist, Jay Jay Revlon, UK father of the House of Revlon and Barcelona resident. The film celebrates queerness, identity, the body and movement.
Image Credits: Steph Tari Odu, Still from The Language, (2022). Single-channel video. 9 min.