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“Can a Machine Make You Feel?” (#BlackCodeStudies, #femDH)

Discussing the black masculine body and dance and feeling and capitalism and machines and opportunity and representation and Lil Buck’s artistic genius (which is his own but also straight out of the Memphis, jookin, black diasporic rhythmic embodied brilliance of the Upper South) and black cyborgs all at #femDH:

 

Published on Jan 23, 2017
Lexus LC Commercial 2017. Lexus LC 500 2017 commercial. Does a vehicle have the power to make you feel? That’s what we’ve set out to discover with the all-new LC 500. Experience Lexus like you’ve never experienced it before. Experience Amazing. Arriving May 2017. Set to Sia’s “Move Your Body,” the lithe, athletic form of professional dancer Lil’ Buck is cinematically compared to the 2017 Lexus LC in the brand’s extended Super Bowl 51 spot.

Song: Move Your Body, Sia
Dancer: Lil Buck

 

Published on Apr 11, 2011

The other day, I was lucky enough to be at an event to bring the arts back into schools and got to see an amazing collaboration between Yo-Yo Ma and a young dancer in LA, Lil Buck. Someone who knows Yo-Yo Ma had seen Lil Buck on YouTube and put them together. The dancing is Lil Buck’s own creation and unlike anything I’ve seen. Hope you enjoy. –Spike Jonze, http://www.openingceremony.us/entry.a…