Blazer, 2016: In Production

A fictional retelling of how one of the best photographs came to be. Inspired by real events.

Blazer, starring Malik Abdul, currently in production 40 x 70 inches (101.6 x 177.8 cm)

Blazer, starring Malik Abdul, currently in production
40 x 70 inches (
101.6 x 177.8 cm)

 
On New Year’s Eve, in the city of San Francisco, our protagonist (Malik Abdul), an insecure security guard, will take one of the most celebrated photos in modern history.

Blazer is a fictional retelling of how one of the best photographs came to be. Inspired by real events.
 


The aim of this photo narrative is to lay out, in sequential order, a tangential tale leading up to that moment. 

The Chevy Blazer will become the tripod for one of the greatest photo ever taken.

The wheels are set in motion the instant Renbourn grabs the keys to the Blazer.
John K. Melvin as Renbourn in the Blazer

John K. Melvin as Renbourn in the Blazer

Malik Abdul and John K. Melvin in Blazer

Malik Abdul and John K. Melvin in Blazer

Blazer final sequence, New Year's Eve fireworks, Treasure Island, San Francisco 

Blazer final sequence, New Year's Eve fireworks, Treasure Island, San Francisco