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Online Broadcast: Nehanda, audio work by nora chipaumire

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Created during the pandemic, nora chipaumire's audio work Nehanda is based on a legend of a spirit venerated by the Shona people.

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Crossing The Line Festival 2021

Audio Work

nora chipaumire

Nehanda

US Premiere

Online Broadcast

Wednesday, October 20–Saturday, November 6, 2021

Contemporary artist and frequent Bessie Award winner nora chipaumire challenges—and embraces—stereotypes of Africa, Black performance and aesthetics, and contemporary dance through her innovative work.

Created during the pandemic, her audio work Nehanda is based on a legend of a spirit venerated by the Shona people, native of Zimbabwe and central Mozambique. chipaumire brings together instruments and musicians from around the world to evoke the story of atrocities against indigenous communities in British-occupied Southern Rhodesia.

Nehanda Cycle

3 hours 52 minutes

Day 1 — natives

Day 2 — whites

Day 3 — pungwe

Day 4 — thinkers

Day 5 — komuredhi judhas nemajekenisheni

Day 6 — white verdict

Day 7 — killings

Day 0 — manifesting

Online Broadcast Cycle 1, Oct 20–28

Individual scenes released at midnight as follows: Wed, Oct 20 – Day 1 | Thu, Oct 21 – Day 2 | Fri, Oct 22 – Day 3 | Sat, Oct 23 – Day 4 | Sun, Oct 24 – Day 5 | Mon, Oct 25 – Day 6 | Tue, Oct 26 – Day 7 | Wed, Oct 27 – Day 0

Full audio work available on Thu, Oct 28

Online Broadcast Cycle 2, Oct 29–Nov 6

Individual scenes released at midnight as follows: Fri, Oct 29 – Day 1 | Sat, Oct 30 – Day 2 | Sun, Oct 31 – Day 3 | Mon, Nov 1 – Day 4 | Tue, Nov 2 – Day 5 | Wed, Nov 3 – Day 6 | Thu, Nov 4 – Day 7 | Fri, Nov 5 – Day o

Full audio work available on Sat, Nov 6

RELATED EVENT: To dive into the full piece in a special audio environment and attend a talk with artist nora chipaumire, join us in person on Saturday, October 30 in FIAF’s Tinker Auditorium. Learn more.

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