Curated Consciousness [ eParadesi Kabawo: Storytelling for Freedom]
CURATED BY QONDISWA JAMES
Qondiswa James is a Black, Queer, Femme from the rural Transkei. She is a theatre-maker, performance artist, film and theatre performer, writer and liberation activist. She has directed theatre works including Emhlab’Obomvu (NAF 2016), Silindile (UCT New Voices 2017) and A Faint Patch of Light (TAAC Emerging Director’s Bursery 2018). Her onscreen appearances include the The Foxy Five (Shnitt), Umva (MOMA New York), Into Us and Ours (Cannes) and High Fantasy (DIFF 2018 Best South African Film Award, Artistic Bravery Award). In September she showcased performance art works as part of the Institute of Creative Arts’ Live Arts Festival 2018.