Instagram Takeover: Ruba Abu-Nimah
The New York-based creative director shared live footage, short films and visual references to document a city in a time of change from 1-8 June 2020, in the wake of the murder of George Flloyd.
Day 2: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 2 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah shared images documenting Black culture and the US Civil Rights Movement, referencing black activists, musicians, athletes and dancers.
Day 5: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 5 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah documented the correlation between protest and the participation of women and girls across the world, from activism on the streets to sports.
Day 6: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 6 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah shared the first four films in a series 'Where did everyone go?' documenting New York in a moment of political and cultural change.
Day 1: Ruba Abu-Nimah
Ruba Abu-Nimah began her Instagram takeover with live-streamed footage taken on the streets of her neighbourhood in New York, as protestors took to the streets in the wake of the killing of George Flloyd.
Day 3: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 3 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah live-streamed footage from the streets of New York as the Black Lives Matter protests continued for the seventh day.
Day 4: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 4 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah took the opportunity to share footage taken by photojournalist Corey Sipkin on 2 June 2020 in Soho New York, documenting events in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.