Category Archives: Performance

GOOD EYE TO THE BOUGHS

Word Count: 1,005

by Lehua Taitano

Poetry on the fine line between birth and death, joy and grief.

With REGENESIS: AN OPERA TENTACULAR (ACT 1)
a video by RIEKO WHITFIELD

LETTERS FROM MY CHILDHOOD

Word Count: 708

by Ojo Taiye

Poetry on the delicacy of intimate violence, as seen by a son.

With an excerpt from AFTER MY DEATH / A MUTABLE DECISION
a performance by INDIRA ALLEGRA

Few Understand

Word Count: 3,230

by Kalen Iwamoto

Autofiction as a blockchain, from the blockchain.

With MOVEMENT PORTRAITS
from THE BLACK MOVEMENT PROJECT
by LAJUNÉ MCMILLIAN

MOTHER

Word Count: 1,236

by Monica Sanborn

The story of a daughter who witnesses her mother’s loss of body and takes refuge in declarations of nothingness.

With KASPALE’S PLAYGROUND
a film by SYOWIA KYAMBI

SHOWTIME [the poem also known as SHOWSTOPPER]

Word Count: 429

by Koleka Putuma

Poetry that defies the gaze of white dominance.

With JOSEPHINE AND THE LEOPARD
a video by JADE MONTSERRAT & WEBB-ELLIS

CAN IGNORING THE UNCONSCIOUS MAKE US FREE? SARTRE, EXISTENTIALISM, AND PSYCHOANALYSIS WITHOUT UNCONSCIOUS

Word Count: 2,206

by Mathilde Ramadier

What good is Existential Psychoanalysis today?

With UNION (PART II: AFFECTIVE LABOUR)
an artwork by HANCOCK & KELLY

WALKING IN THE SHADOWS

Word Count: 2,358

by Marcie Rendon

Walking the Red River to honor Murdered & Missing Indigenous women.

With WATER
a video by TANYA LUKIN LINKLATER

BIOPOLITICAL WARS IN THE ERA OF THE ALT-RIGHT

Word Count: 3,208

by Dr A. Kiarina Kordela

A warning to the left on the dehumanizing potentials of shame.

With RAY OF HOPE
a video by DUNCAN McKELLAR