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Music Video: Anna Brooks champions London architecture and sleepy boyfriends in new music video

Four years ago designer and photographer Anna Brooks was one of our Graduates class of 2010, wowing us in particular with her twist on the familiar class portrait. It seems apt that just as we launch this year’s graduate scheme we find out there’s a new string to her bow. In this music video for Isabel Broox’ single Sleep we follow a couple through the course of a day – so far so standard.

The twist is the guy is fast asleep for (almost) the entire thing. It’s a weird and ever so unsettling concept executed with a thrilling confidence of composition. A nod also to the use of the Alexandra Road Estate here in London; the modernist marvel goes beyond being a mere backdrop and seems to become a character in its own right.

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Anna Brooks: Isabel Broox – Sleep (still)

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Anna Brooks: Isabel Broox – Sleep (still)

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Anna Brooks: Isabel Broox – Sleep (still)

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Anna Brooks: Isabel Broox – Sleep (still)

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Anna Brooks: Isabel Broox – Sleep (still)