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Team Tarbaby

Team Tarbaby

Team Tarbaby is a collective of filmmaker/writer/artists who work together and alone. Previous submissions to Itch include: A visual essay titled The Brown Europe Pageant  and a think piece titled Boxing and Bending in Itch volume 2 issue 1; three  excerpts, Katechetik, Chinese and Svenska A til Ö, from the experimental feature film The Brown Europe Pageant/Rounds One to Three which were screened at the Itch Magazine launch at De Boekehuis in 2005; an excerpt of The Brown Europe Pageant/Round Two Eastern Europe/ Caucazoida which screened on Itch Online in 2009; the painting titled All the Best which appeared in Itch Online in 2009, and an excerpt from the novel Dirtbaby (now known as RIPVOCPOW) which appeared in Itch Online 2010. 

A baby is abused by its mother while still in her tummy.
It grows into a troubled young man.
He meets the girl of his dreams and tries to kill her.
But fails because of her feminine powers.
The troubled young man is reunited with the ghost of his mother.
For her sins God strikes her down with a bolt of lightning.
The troubled young man and his mother live happily ever after in heaven.
Monday, 17 October 2016 20:44

The Boys and Girls of the Burn Uncalendar

Image Gallery

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http://itch.co.za/blog/Team-Tarbaby#sigProGalleria2cbf4bd9ab


Character resonating out hard into the environs: with physical manifestations in Heaven and Earth; for better or worse; meteorologically, geologically, technologically; synthesising hydrologic incandescence; atmospheric coalescence, reflecting in the inner and outer cosmos; and in hardcore aquatic forces.

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Tuesday, 10 March 2009 02:00

Caucazoida

This film is No. 4 in the Eastern Europe round of the Brown Europe Pageant.

In it Caucazoida, played by Jasmine of Mavericks, dresses to go to work and remembers the true story of Zulamma Agra. In 1865, Zulamma, a Circassian women, was bought at the slave market in Istanbul by an agent of the American showman P. T. Barnum. She was paraded around the United States as the purest example of a woman of the white race, but from the Orient.

$$$'s bought Barnum his own white slave and made him plenty more $$$'s.



Director: Jean Meeran of Team Tarbaby
Producers: Jean and Zinaid Meeran of Team Tarbaby
Associate producer: Sarah Jones
Duration: 5 minutes 25 seconds
Cast: Jasmine
Origination format: DV
A battle over samoosas between the snobbish Cinderella and a homeless electrician is mediated by Cinderella's boyfriend JJ. The samoosa battle is conflated with a battle over Char-ou identification. Char-ou is proved to be something/nothing/what-thing.