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Reflections

Reflections, 2018
The Jewish Museum

Reflections brings together voices from the past and present that speak to the diverse experiences of Black people who resist normative gender. During the performance I reflect, refract, and obscure video with my body, complicating how the projected images are viewed and consumed. Reflections is a part of my ongoing exploration and activation of unpublished archival video from filmmaker and activist Marlon Riggs, whose seminal film Tongues Untied (1989) gave voice to the lives of Black gay men in America.