I am both terrified and highly pleased by this. It's utterly confusing to my sensibilities, yet I cannot say that I am not entertained by it.
Like Juggalos, but with more Jaegermeister! In this update post, after the jump: more Die Antwoord videos, more about the band's origins, and more about Leon Botha, the 24 year old artist and Progeria survivor who appears in their videos. The image above is a screengrab of Botha in this neat Flash page on dieantwoord.com. Read on...
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An anonymous BB commenter wrote, "The guy with progeria [in the Die Antwoord videos] is artist/DJ Leon Botha, who is one of the world's oldest progeria survivors, and probably deserves a boingboing post of his own."
Artist Leon Botha, one of the world's longest surviving Progeria sufferers, and photographer Gordon Clark embark on a collaborative and artistic adventure, exploring the questions of destiny and immortality to bring us this powerful photo series Who Am I? Transgressions.
Embedded below, another Die Antwoord video: partying in a taxi.
Die Antwoord frontman Waddy Jones previously founded another art/music project called Max Normal (as far as I can tell, most of the people in Die Antwoord were also involved in Max Normal). One of their videos is embedded below -- it's Waddy drawing a panda.
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