Gift Contract

Decolonial analysis The usual story of change is that there is a problem with the system that needs to be solved. The degree of the problem can vary from the system “not working optimally” to “totally screwed up”. The logical solution proposed is one that keeps our hopes up:  that “we” the (virtuous, woke, moral, …

Some thoughts on the work of the GTDF collective

In this podcast Vanessa Andreotti offers some thoughts on the analyses and directions that motivate the work of the Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures Collective. Click here for a related video in Portuguese. Transcribed text (audio): In the Decolonial Futures Collective, our main analysis is that colonialism doesn't start with subjugation of people or occupation of …

Notes for a comparative review on 3 Indigenous performances

Elwood and Vanessa talk about their notes for a review (that may or may not be written one day) comparing three recent plays written by Indigenous artists: Children of God (a musical about residential school violence by Corey Payette) Material Witness (SpiderWoman Theatre) Looking for Tiger Lily (Anthony Hudson/drag clown Carla Rossi)  

Lisa Taylor House/Affect

Lisa Taylor reading the affective economies of the house and the affective possibilities of mycelium. Please download the house/mycelium social cartography here. Audio file: Transcript available here: transcript of Lisa Taylor.