In South Africa, approximately 500,000 rapes, murders and beatings are committed against women every year.1 Many of these are carried out against black lesbian women, including hate crimes and practices of ‘corrective rape’.2 Zanele Muholi is a South African visual activist and creator of Inkanyiso, an activist platform that exposes the realities of black LGBTI individuals in South Africa. This month, she’s in New York as part of Brooklyn Museum’s Isibonelo/Evidence show, travelling with three… [read more »]
The Because You’re Here Show is a performance experiment set inside an abstract talk show environment. Three performers – Host, Guest and Make-up Artist, examine the concept of communicating love and comfort through gesture, movement, words and sound. The performance is also a sketch and distillation of an actual online talk show that Megha Barnabas will be hosting in her living room.
Workshop@ WAH Center, 3rd Floor
Thursday, March 8 at 8PM
Brooklyn, NY 11211