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2521 Holman St
Houston, TX 77004 United States

April 2019

CounterCurrent19 – Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born: Sitting on a Man’s Head

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until Saturday, April 13, 2019

Project Row Houses, 2521 Holman St
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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The practice of “sitting on a man” was one of the many disruptive durational protest practices used by women in Southeastern Nigeria, it was a traditional exercise of their collective power and it became a vital tool throughout the period of British colonial rule. In Sitting on a Man’s Head, the space of restoration and restitution is considered. Where the women in Southeastern Nigeria had long-standing kinship and communal bonds, shared languages and shared concerns, Okpokwasili and Born consider making…

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