The Making Of Kanye West’s “Power” Video In From Civilization To Power | Video

We get to take a sneak look at the Making of Kanye West’s highly anticipated ‘Visual Artpiece’ for “Power” – the lead single from his forthcoming album in this extremely eyeopening mini doc that takes a look at director/visual artist Marco Brambilla‘s work and thought process Created by The 88.

POWER shows a continuous camera move from extreme close-up of Mr. West revealing an a neoclassical video tableau showing characters and creatures surrounding him in an abstract environment – all moving in extreme slow motion.

Inspired by Michelangelo’s frescos in the Sistine Chapel, the piece depicts a faux historical moment – an empire on the brink of collapse from its own excess, decadence and corruption.