Mamalawo

Mamalawo

adjusting mic

Recording an interview

During my visit to last December we did an interview in her garden. I heard a noise through her microphone so I just ran over quickly to adjust it. The camera captured us while I was doing this. I was filming on my own, so it’s a rare moment, catching us together on video.

 

If babalawo is like a male professor, then Sophie Oluwole is a good example of a … mamalawo!

 

 

Binary Tales is a documentary project currently in development. In search of a different perspective filmmaker Juul van der Laan teams up with professor Sophie Oluwole to look into a pre-colonial philosophy. Read more here

 

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