Design in a Frame of Emotion

From Sternberg Press / The Incidents

Design in a Frame of Emotion

By Hannah Beachler

With Jacqueline Stewart and Toni L. Griffin

A conversation about design, filmmaking, Afrofuturism, world-building, and other topics with Hannah Beachler, Academy-Award-winning production designer of Black Panther.

Distributed for Sternberg Press

Overview

Author(s)

Summary

A conversation about design, filmmaking, Afrofuturism, world-building, and other topics with Hannah Beachler, Academy-Award-winning production designer of Black Panther.

Hannah Beachler is known as an award-winning production designer, but she tells an audience that she considers herself to be more of a story designer. As film stills and concept art from a few of those stories—Moonlight, Miles Ahead, Creed, Lemonade, and Black Panther—flash across a screen, Beachler engages in a meandering conversation with Jacqueline Stewart and Toni L. Griffin about set building and curation, urban design, location scouting, Afrofuturism, fictional histories, and Black feminist narratives, and illustrates her role: a designer behind on-screen tableaux that provide not only visual feasts of artistry and imagination, but also intimate spaces of emotion, humanity, and constructed memory.

Paperback

$18.00 T ISBN: 9783956795596 72 pp. | 4.5 in x 7 in 25 color illus., 2 b&w illus.

Not for sale in Europe or the UK.

Contributors

Jacqueline Stewart and Toni L. Griffin.