London-based artist Onyeka Igwe has mined colonial-era archives for three new films inspired by all-women protests against British rule in west Africa, currently showing together in the solo exhibition ‘No Dance, No Palaver’, in Hawick, Scotland. She discusses the spectre of the ‘colonial gaze’ and the ethics of archive research with Sonya Dyer.
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28 June – my birthday Imagine: 100 black balloons released in a clear dawn, above the Kentish countryside. Did you see them, floating delicately, ominously, on the cool air? They signalled the 100th anniversary of the assassination of the Arch-Duke […]