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If You Don’t Watch the Way You Move

Film still from Kevin Jerome Everson’s „If You Don
© Kevin Jerome Everson
  • Director

    Kevin Jerome Everson

  • USA / 2023
    12 min. / Original version

  • Original language


IF YOU DON’T WATCH THE WAY YOU MOVE features Derek “Dripp” Whitfeld Jr. and Taymond “ChoSkii” Hughes of the music group BmE composing and recording their latest composition, “Shiesty,” in the Columbus, Mississippi, studio of Jermaine “Country Blakk” Brown, only to be interrupted by a John Cage score.

Production Kevin Jerome Everson, Madeleine Molyneaux. Production companies Picture Palace Pictures (New York, USA), Trilobite-Arts DAC (Charlottesville, USA). Director Kevin Jerome Everson. Cinematography Kevin Jerome Everson. Editing Kevin Jerome Everson. Music BmE. Sound Derek Whitfeld Sr.. With Derek “Dripp” Whitfeld Jr., Taymond “ChoSkii” Hughes, Jermaine “Country Blakk” Brown.

World sales Picture Palace Pictures

Kevin Jerome Everson is Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. His work encompasses photography, printmaking, sculpture and film—including twelve features and over 200 short-form works. Recent retrospectives and solo exhibitions include the Halle für Kunst, Graz; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul. His work has been screened at international film festivals and biennials. Everson is the recipient of several awards, grants, and numerous fellowships. This is his sixth participation with Forum Expanded.

Films (selection starting 2015): 2015: Production Material Handler, A Saturday Night in Mansfield Ohio 2 (2 min.), Grand Finale (5 min.), Three Quarters (5 min., Forum Expanded 2015), Regal Unlimited (3 min.), Smooth Surface (3 min.), Three Items a Shelf (4 min.), Park Lanes (480 min.), It Seems to Hang On (20 min.). 2016: Oscar at 8903 Empire (2 min.), 8903 Empire (480 min.), Auditioning for Nathaniel (14 min.), Lost Nothing (4 min.), Threshold Spondee/Discrimination N66#1 (5 min.), Shadeena (5 min.), Ears, Nose and Throat (11 min.), We Demand (4 min., Forum Expanded 2016). 2017: Tonsler Park (82 min.), Brown and Clear (8 min.), Carrs Down South (3 min.), R-15 (5 min.), Rams 23 Blue Bears 21 (8 min.). 2018: Round Seven (19 min.), Rhino (23 min.), Polly One (6 min.), Polly Two (12 min.). 2019: Traveling Shoes (7 min., Forum Expanded 2019), Music from the Edge of Allegheny Plateau (7 min.), Condor (8 min.). 2020: Recovery (10 min., Forum Expanded 2020). 2021: Lago Gatún (60 min.), East Technical High School (Rekord) (3 min.), The I and S of Lives (6 min.), May June July (8 min., Forum Expanded 2021). 2022: Weidle’s (3 min.), Chelsea 5124 (3 min.), Fire Emergencies (3 min., Forum Expanded 2022), Patent 1,571,148 (5 min.), Hazel (24 min.). 2023: West Lounge (5 min.), Hough 66 (7 min.), If You Don’t Watch the Way You Move.

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