VAM STUDIO

COLLIDE  | SHEA COULEÉ


Directed by JORDAN PHELPS + SHEA COULEÉ

Music Video

“For her video, Couleé wanted to pay tribute to those who pioneered the platform. “People tend to view OnlyFans content creators as sex workers,” says Couleé. “I was approached to help diversify the platform, but I also wanted to give credit to the sex workers that have been working so hard to help build this platform to where it is now.” Couleé did so by fusing a technological look with a more vampy finish. “I wanted to create a fantasy about digital sex robots," she says. "It’s kind of Metropolis meets Westworld." “


Read more at VOGUE


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KEYS, WALLET, PHONE, GOD | PETER COTTONTALE


Directed by LEROI

Music Video

GRAMMY Award winning Producer and Artist Peter CottonTale's signature Gospel-infused hip-hop, R&B, and Soul tracks have established him as a primary shaper of the Chicago sound.

Known for his work with Chance the Rapper, Justin Bieber, Sza and DJ KHaled, Peter influences musical direction for 80% of Chicago's upcoming artists. Peter's debut Gospel album CATCH garnered critical praise bringing together fans of Gospel music and hip-hop and r&b.


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LITANY | EXPERIMENTAL FILM

Directed, Cinematography and Edited by JORDAN PHELPS


A 5-Part Experimental Film

Manifested & Performed by Po’ Chop | Jenn Freeman

With Support from Rebuild Foundation + The Chicago Dancemakers Forum


LITANY is an exorcism expelling antiquated notions of Blackness, queer identity, spirituality, grace, rage, and healing.

Read more at THE CHICAGO READER


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SULA | JAMILA WOODS


Directed by FATIMAH ASGHAR

Music Video

“Who do we give ourselves permission to be when we’re alone? When our gaze is only on ourselves? I’ve always loved Sula by Toni Morrison, and been particularly struck by the way that Sula isn’t understood by the people around her because of her sexuality. Being in quarantine, connecting to my own sexuality in a way that I hadn’t before, re-reading Sula and listening to the song inspired me to think through the concept of the video.

Read more at PITCHFORK & INTERVIEW MAG


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