We Need New Names

2015
Country: United Kingdom
Duration: 14 mins
|2 Seconds
Colour: Colour
Available Format/s: HD Digital file
Original Format: HD Video
Themes: 
  • Dance
  • Documentary
  • Domestic / Family
  • Feminism
  • Gender
  • Video Essay

We Need New Names is an essay video work examining contemporary Nigerian diasporic female identity through the contradictions inherent to an ethnographic reading of the funeral of the filmmakers’ family matriarch. Using personal archive to explore the concepts of female identity, diaspora, cultural memory and most importantly ‘fiction’.

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