Accepted paper:

'It's Not You, It's Me' (Duration: 8:13. Year: 2018) (Film submission)

Authors:

Wanja Kimani (Guzo Art Projects)

Paper short abstract:

The work explores the body as a landscape. Despite being lived in and altering in time, it remains recognisable and familiar. When that feeling is disrupted from outside or within, the landscape evolves.

Paper long abstract:

The work explores the body as a landscape. Despite being lived in and altering in time, it remains recognisable and familiar. When that feeling is disrupted from outside or within, the landscape evolves. The black female body has been and continues to be subjected to various disruptions. Through mixed media on barkcloth, 'It's Not You, It's Me' is a record of the artists recent disruptions.

panel Art10
African feminisms today: connections and disruptions