Voice of Maasai

Jessey Jansen's avatar Jessey Jansen

Jessey Jansen is the creator and visionary behind Voice of Maasai Productions, a collaborative grassroots music label and artistic content media showcase featuring the Maasai from Tanzania. Her fine art, design and photography are merged with vocal talent to produce this awe-inspiring collection of work that helps raise awareness to the complex issues the indigenous Maasai are faced with in today's world; development, changing land use, wildlife conservation and subdivision of range lands. The mixed media work is a depiction of past and present, tradition and truth, nationalism and globalization. The compelling subject matter of our interconnected world, indigenous people, Savannah ecosystem and swelling populations reveal the complex reality of rapidly changing landscapes with technology pushing mobility in new ways. The captivating visual edutainment content is designed to educate, to entertain and to promote the power of partnership.

Entry Details
  • Art form: Time-Based
  • Depth: Min 3'
  • Medium: Mixed Media
  • Width: 10'
  • Year created: 2016
  • Height: 10'