(Video in Wooden Radio Sculptures) The single adequate form of verbally expressing authentic human life is open-handed dialogue. Life by its very nature is dialogic. To live means to participate in dialogue: to ask questions, to heed, to respond, to agree, and so forth… (Mikhail bakhtin, 1984: 293) ‘Kwa Baba rithi undugu’ explores the themes […]
(Video Installation) Dira explores themes of ‘voice’ and ‘voicelessness’. It plays around with the idea of puppeteering, and moulding/making a person behave in the way that you would like them to. It is a video that features a still subject with shadows of hands moving and playing all around it.
(Photographic prints) Mizizi/Nasaba explores the state of bereavement and the politics of gender in African society when it comes to inheritance. It consists of digital prints that document a performance of an interaction and a relationship that is forming between a bereaved daughter and the knowledge and wisdom in the text that was left […]