Imagination is creation is a short film that follows the journey of Parris Jaru's artistic exploration from Africa to Europe. Beginning in New York City then traveling the lowlands of Tanzania and Kenya. Ending in the highlands of Ethiopia then crossing the seas to France with the sole objective of producing "Mural Art" to leave behind.
Parris amerces himself in the culture of art collaborating with local artist to create murals in the impoverished and rural areas in East Africa.
Parris believes in every community worldwide be-it rich or poor, Art and expression is a living entity in the traditions of painting, music and dance. More often it is embraced and integrated in the everyday social and recreational activities of many schools and youth organizations located in the slums.
Discover with a creative mind the beauty of East Africa as seen through the artist's eye; enjoy the transition from Africa to France with the same palette in hand.
Carried by the music's of Africa and France, coupled with a poetic narrative which gives an in depth description and background of the places, communities and artist's visited.
"Imagination is Creation" is creation with nothing more then a thought a brush.
Director and Producer
Writer and Narrator