The Colonial Wound Still Hurts

Jota Mombaça, a performance artist, writer and researcher from Natal, talks about the erased memory of colonised bodies and minds that make up Brazil. The presentation is accompanied by images of his performance “The Colonial Wound Still Hurts”. Luigi Galimberti, the interviewer, is coordinator of Transnational Dialogues.

This presentation was part of the round-table “Marginal Notes: Where the next rupture will be” with the participation of Silvia Dal Dosso, Luigi Galimberti, Jota Mombaça and Marco Baravalle, which took place within the framework of the event “Brecha Democrática”, Venice, 10-11 October 2015. The full playlist, featuring 14 video-recordings from the day, is accessible here.