LICK SHOTS (for Freedom)
Since becoming aware of his work, I’ve been stalking artist Pierre Bennu, hungry for more installments of his fictional Black Moses Barbie commercials. Based on the general bad-assery of Harriet Tubman, the series features 3 different commercials originally scheduled to all be released during the month of February. But we all know, there is no telling Ms. Tubman, aka Black Moses, when and where to come or go (especially since she’s the one with the shotgun). The first installment proved she was more driver than conductor, complete with her own brand of “motivation”. In part two we learn that Harriet’s motto was “if you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready”.
I’m happy to present part two for your enjoyment and enlightenment: