Tag: Diversität

“The Unspeakable” – Five experiences of systemic violence. Telmo Branco

“The Unspeakable: Performance Interviews” is a series of five performance interviews where invited queer artists share, reflect and embody their experiences around systemic violence. Five different topics were approached: homophobia, queer/ transphobia and hate crimes, childhood sexual abuse, ableism, and racism/white supremacy. 1 – João Cidade (he/him) addressed the lack of LGBTQ+ references and role models while growing up. João...

“Matrilineal” – Examining domestic violence in heteronormative family lineages. Rachael Mauney

The project “Matrilineal” is a dialogue between body based artist Rachael Mauney (they/them) and singer/sound designer Telmo Branco (they/them) to examine domestic violence in heteronormative family lineages.This work addresses the oppressive mentality which enables this abusive cycle to continue, as well as the hopeful revolution of emancipation. The heteronormative concept of “woman” involves a type of resilience that thrives in alienation,...