I came across this wonderful video, written by Phoebe Boswell. Art, story and content all intertwine beautifully.

From the Guardian website:

Phoebe Boswell riffs on her conflicted attitudes towards Othello in Dear Mr Shakespeare

Or as in the words of the director of this excellent video:

A reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s Othello
An exploration of Shakespeare’s intentions when writing Othello, exploring the play’s racial themes in a historical and contemporary setting and drawing wider parallels between immigration and blackness in the UK today.

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Dear Mr. Shakespeare from Shola Amoo on Vimeo.

It’s well worth to look at other videos published by artist Phoebe Boswell and pay a visit to her website.


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