Our White Friend

Colin Poole, Simon Ellis

    Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchPerformance


    Tim Wise is an American authority on white racism. Through public lectures and books he educates white audiences to recognise and be responsible for their race-based privileges. We are interested in Wise’s craft in public speaking, his authority on race, and what might happen if we were to imagine that he is an artist. How might this proposition enable us to test the limits of Wise's practice as public speaker and white ambassador? Whose voices count in this debate, and whose faces are acceptable?
    Original languageEnglish
    Media of outputOnline
    Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2016
    EventWhat Remains: Anatomy of an Artist at Independent Dance - London, United Kingdom
    Duration: 21 May 201622 May 2016

    Bibliographical note

    This online video of the performance requires a password: babyman.
    This performance was given at What Remains: Anatomy of an Artist at Independent Dance in London, 21 and 22 May 2016.
    Format: Video
    Extent: 38:49
    Pieces: 1


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