American R&B singer Beyonce has described the new video for her single “Run This World (Girls)” as “futuristic,” “electronic” and “African.” Of the overload of half-references in the video, some things came to mind: Pieter Hugo‘s hyena men (or rather, the hyenas on a leash) make an appearance, and so are the two pantsula dancers in Converse flanking her midway through the song. But the real question is what she doing planning to ‘build a nation’ or ‘take over the world’ from Georgia (the country)? –Tom Devriendt.

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