Transmission #5 - Ama Josephine Budge - A Shoal of Lovers Lead Me Home

A Shoal of Lovers Lead Me Home

Transmission #5 - 15 November 2018

A brief long chat with writer, artist, curator Ama Josephine Budge on time, space and queering.

For this event, Ama read from A Shoal of Lovers Lead Me Home, published as an essay in Anathema. Spec from the Margins (2018). This was followed by a conversation between Ama and Barbara Mahlknecht, Jessie McLaughlin and Romeo Gongora.

Image credits in the order they appear in the video:
(First three) - Still from “Pumzi”, 2009, dir. Wanuri Kahiu
(Fourth image) - Tree Woman, 2016, Wangechi Mutu
(Fifth image) - My Dirty Little Heaven, 2010, Wangechi Mutu
(Sixth image) - Zabo, 2017, Zanele Muholi
(Seven, eight and eleven) - Dark Continent Series, Lina Iris Viktor
(Ten) - Elmina Castle/Slave Fort, Ghana

Ama Josephine Budge is a Speculative Writer, Artist, Curator and Pleasure Activist whose work navigates intimate explorations of race, art, ecology and feminism, working to activate movements that catalyse human rights, environmental revolutions and queered identities.