Her Name in My Mouth
The film revisions the Aba Women’s War, the first major anti-colonial uprisings in Nigeria, using embodiment, gesture and the archive. The film is structured around the repurposing of archival films from the British propaganda arm cut against a gestural evocation of the women’s testimonies. (Onyeka Igwe)
Film Series New Archives
Onyeka Igwe is artist filmmaker, programmer and researcher. She is born and based in London, UK. In her non-fiction video work, Onyeka uses dance, voice, archive and text to expose a multiplicity of narratives. The work explores the physical body and geographical place as sites of cultural and political meaning. They have been selected by numerous international festivals, including the International Film Festival Rotterdam and the Berlinale.
Films by Onyeka Igwe
Sitting on a Man 2018 | We Need News Names 2015 | Can We Dance f0r Me? 2014 | Bordered 2013 | Congregations 2012 | Whitechapel, Refracted 2011