A barefoot black woman enters a near-pitch-black scene; a single light beam shines upon a chair. The daughter of a Kenyan man and a German woman, this European woman, “mixed” by the reverberations of deep-seated colonialist ways—that do not spare her from uncomfortable situations—carries issues relating to her diasporic condition on her own skin and hair. She uses the cultural and social discrimination she has suffered as the content of her work. In discontinuous, vibrating movements, she deconstructs logical possibilities, disabling any attempts at programmed identification on the observer’s part. Human and animal merge in shrill screams, when the apparent lack of control flows.
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