Collaborative Relationships: Beyoncé and Melina Matsoukas

A while back, I wrote a brief post outlining PJ Harvey’s work with director Maria Mochnacz. Today, I thought I’d put together all the videos Ms. Knowles has done with longtime collaborator Melina Matsoukas. Divas are such singular entities in our minds sometimes that the labor many provide to their constructions is often obscured, so I thought it might be useful to highlight this professional relationship. They worked together on “Why Don’t You Love Me?,” which I recently discussed. Here are a few more.

“Green Light”

The next two clips were co-directed by Beyoncé.

“Kitty Kat”

“Upgrade U” feat. Jay-Z

“Diva” (you can read my thoughts on the video here)
I Am… Sasha Fierce

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