‘Dúna Dúrà’ (Negotiation) delves into the Yoruba belief system surrounding the body and being. Specifically, exploring the idea that humans do not truly die but instead transition into the ancestral realm after living their destined time. This belief in duality, reincarnation, and supernatural omnipresence is central to the Yoruba culture, which is spread across many nations of the world.
‘Dúna Dúrà’ investigates the concept of ‘Akudaya’ or living wraiths, which are believed to be the spirits of those who have transitioned untimely. These beings are said to mediate the past and present and dominate the Yoruba traditional night markets, where strange interactions and eerie transactions happen daily.
In a world where old traditions and new changes collide, shaped by technology, social interactions, and different perspectives, 'Dúna Dúrà' explores the connection between the physical world and the spiritual realm. This series is an invitation to discover new perspectives and have different meaningful experiences.