Iggy (also known as Iggy LDN) is a British filmmaker and writer. He is known for creating powerful and artistic films that tell stories about the current socio-political landscape and that are both beautiful and tragic. A mixture between surrealism, cinema and art, Iggy’s recent short film, Velvet, presents a visual story that touches upon adolescence, crime, and motherhood - all centred through the artist medium of dance.
- VELVET is a short, 4 minute narrative dance film aiming to shed light on losing a son from a mother’s perspective. "Iggy LDN tells a story about knife crime in London—a city that has been swept by tragedy within inner-city areas that have been largely abandoned, and its victims demonized. Favoring smart, visual storytelling over headline-grabbing sensationalism, the director presents this story about adolescence, crime, and parent-child bonds, through dance; in a production that becomes more cl
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- A visual love letter to Black British creative expression. Black Gold features work from contemporary Black British multidisciplinary artists. In honour of Black History Month 2020 these artists contributed current works that spoke to their heritage. The collection gives a nod to elders and peers that have influenced their artistic identity. This is the manifestation of inspiration blossoming into action. Curated by Abi Wright for Pinterest UK.
- For PETRIE's March 2018 online issue themed 'Invisible Privilage,' I interviewed London-based filmmaker Iggy LDN about his work, particularly focusing on his tendencies towards the deconstruction of black masculinity. Also published here are two images that I photographed, directed and styled of Iggy.
- A short film exploring the changing male mindsets and capturing the watershed moment for discussion about gender in 2018. In collaboration with IGGYLDN. Project background: In the wake of all the toxic masculinity headlines and social media posts, we wanted to know how real men are feeling and talking about their gender in 2018. So we invited nine males of different ethnicities, ages and occupations to The Future Laboratory to debate the changing role of masculinity. Co-directed by rising direct
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