a pseudo fluxus score, visual essay ” woman is cow ” | a salute to victoria santa cruz + black african females beings, whose wokeness is yet to come ! with
BUNTU TYALI | technical directions + editing )
Special thanks to SANJIN MUFTIC | cartographer
yinka ESI GRAVES | gesture
Aida Colmenero Diaz | voice
Miguel Angel Rosales | photography
can BLACK african FEMALE liveness, density, opacity be captured into | onto digital matter .. if so how ?
THIS WORK IS BASED ON...
me gritaron Negra | a poem by the Peruvian Victoria Santa Cruz ! In times of black life, which does not include African woman’s worth
Citations + bibliography
Mi gritaron Negra 1978 | Victoria Santa Cruz | poem
Concerning violence | 2014 | Goran Olson film
Drum magazine |1951 – | Media 24 | Johannesburg .
Bicycles| British council film archives
Winnie Mandela | AP associated PRESS | archives
Miriam Makeba | interview Stockholm archives
Photographs ( nora chipaumire personal archive )
Grandmother – Annie Grace Saungweme
Mother :Francesca Saungweme
Combi sound – Jacknife
Air Zim sound – Beauty | 1980 Zim
Text | nora chipaumire
nora chipaumire was born in 1965 in what was then known as umtali, Rhodesia (Mutare | Zimbabwe). She is a product of colonial education for black native Africans – known as group B schooling. She has pursued other studies at the University of Zimbabwe (law) and Mills College (dance) (Oakland | Ca) .