I'm going to be speaking in a couple of days (MAY 24) at the 'Afro Berlin' symposium, deconstructing autonomous societal 'swarms' and who dictates the polarised narratives, languages and new moralities we must abide by.
Manifesta performance piece coming up! I'm developing some new work for next year. Entitled 'Superimposition' it is a meditation on synthesized violence and propaganda, hopefully to take exhibition/book form. In the meantime I'll be testing it out as a one off performance at Manifesta. Helping me execute this ode will be brilliant butoh performer and dancer Valentin Tszin. If you can, get down to Zurich on 17 SeptemberRead More
I joined one of the select panels for the Berlinale Critics Week with seminal film artist Lewis Klahr. We discussed his recent work Sixty Six and the boundaries of definition we create within art and film.
An audio recording of a panel discussion at the Royal Society of Literature as part of the launch of Freeman's Journal. The panel consisted of editor and writer John Freeman, novelists Tahmima Anam and Kamila Shamsie and myself.
A TEDx Talk
Our lives are massively bombarded by images. Should we celebrate that fact or dread its consequences? As a creator of images, Michael Salu is interested in communication they provoke. Can communication through images nd our advancement with digital experiences actually help us reach a greater level of empathy for each other? Or should we fear the reverse?
Freeman's Journal landed at new bookshop Liberia in February as preview event before the shop's official opening. I joined editor John Freeman and short story writer extraordinare Helen Simpson in a discussion about migration, what drives us to write, where we find characters and how we talk about the world.