Pratibha Parmar

1986, 18:00 minutes, colour, English


Emergence explores the themes of identity, alienation and herstory in the context of the diasporan experiences of Chinese/Guyanese, Afro-American, Asian, and Palestinian communities. Through different modes of artistic practices such as poetry, visual art and performance art, four Black and Third World women, situated in the urban landscape of Britain and the U.S.A., give their testimonies. Includes Meiling Jin, Audre Lorde, Sutapa Biswas and Mona Hatoum.

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