The key is not to blink.
Growing up and being young in Africa where a rapidly cultural, economic and social change is taking place is a balancing act that requires that you do not blink. The project portrays the lives of young people in Northern Ghana; the society they live in, and the personal and family relationships and structures, which they are a part. A society where increased diversity and inequality, breakup of family structures and lack of job opportunities requires a good navigator that can and dare pursue opportunities and dreams. With economic growth and technological development, there is increased focus on the individual, and with the effects of the global pop culture through new, easily accessible social media the traditional identity is challenged. The project shows strong entrepreneurial and dreamy young Ghanaians and their lives. It is portrayed through the immediate meeting with ordinary people caught up in the streets of Northern Ghana.
The series aims to look past the individual, and portray the moment when we see the recognizable individual, a person who we can relate to. It may be in the absence that they "reveal" something for us. What makes them familiar, and which creates a federal entity and a relationship