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Belinda Zhawi

Friday, July 9th, 2021
7:00 P.M.
Free entrance

A performance commissioned as part of Afriques Fantastiques – Fantastic Africa (curated by Kretzschmar and Jay Pather) closing party of the Africa2020 Season at La Friche la Belle de Mai.

Red staircase - Floor 2
Friche la Belle de Mai
41 rue Jobin
13003 Marseille

Photo: Silvia Zuli.

VivaVoce is a sound-text performance exploring migration, home and ancestry. The performance uses poetry, field recordings, and music as media for exploring what these themes mean to the artist.

Belinda Zhawi is a Zimbabwean literary & sound artist. She is the author of Small Inheritances (ignitionpress, 2018) & South of South East (Bad Betty Press, 2019), co-founder of literary arts platform BORN::FREE & & experiments with sound/text performance as MA.MOYO. Her work has been broadcast & published on various platforms including The White Review, NTS Live, Boiler Room & BBC Radio 3, 4 & 6. Belinda hosts Juju Fission (RTM FM), a monthly radio broadcast. She lives & works in South East London.

Belinda Zhawi is an artist in residence at Triangle - Astérides from May 26th to July 12th, 2021, with the support of Triangle Network and Gasworks, London.