Psychic Griot

Will Calhoun plays an Electronic Frame Drum. The sounds and images reflect Will’s visits to the north of Mali where he studied and played with master Tuareg musicians and tribal leaders.

mp4 | 2160×2160 pixels | 37 seconds | 45 MB | looping

griot [ gree-oh, gree-oh, gree-ot ]


a member of a hereditary caste among the peoples of western Africa whose function is to keep an oral history of the tribe or village and to entertain with stories, poems, songs, dances, etc.

This series was created from recently shot footage of Will Calhoun’s solo interdisciplinary live performance in NYC. Best known for his work with the two-time Grammy Award winning rock band Living Colour, Will has spent many years traveling, researching, and documenting a plethora of rhythms and sounds. This unique NFT series presents a look into Will’s artistic expansion of light, sound and vision.

This series is available at