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'The artist and the professor, the mother and the wife' is now online for all to see. This collaboration with @LauraNyahuye of @maokwo was one of the most intense experiences, personal or professional, of my entire life and my feelings about 'going public' are mixed ...(1/?) Image
On the one hand I feel incredibly proud (a word I generally avoid) of the beautiful things that we have created together. I'm overwhelmed by the beauty in fact. The images. The words. These were created in the intense lockdown days and they take me back to that place...(2/?) Image
The lockdown forced us to stop and reflect on our lives and the work we both do in ways that would never have happened otherwise. Being forced to 'Stop', to have the opportunity to 'Breathe' was a major theme and recurring theme of our collaboration (3/?)… Image
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On Monday 14th Sept we will be launching #theartistandtheprof, an artistic collaboration between myself and @LauraNyahuye @maokwo exploring themes of #migration #identity #belonging and what it means to be boxed in and categorised as #migrants #women #mothers #wives...(1/?) Image
Funded by @covcampus @warwickuni as part of @Coventry2021 this collaboration has been undertaken entirely online during the #COVID19 #lockdown It's been a powerful and challenging experience for many different reasons. We've laughed and cried, written and woven... (2/?) Image
For both of us this is the first time that we've had an opportunity to #stop #breathe #pause and reflect on the ways in which our own and societal expectations of gendered and racialized roles and responsibilities have shaped our lives #morethanalabel #beyondcategories (3/?) Image
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A pleasure and a joy to be working with inimitable @MIDEQHub WP11 team comprising @alison_phipps @MusicABorders @NaadensuaT @Tawona_Sithole That I’m sitting here covered in plaster after day of poetry weaving and mask making tells you how much they’ve changed my ways of thinking!
And before anyone asks, no, I was not exaggerating! Image
This is part of an exciting new project with @LauraNyahuye and @maokwo funded by @covcampus @warwickuni as part of @Coventry2021 #coventrycreates which draws on @MIDEQHub themes to explore issues of #migration #gender #identity and #resilience in times of crisis. More soon!
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