Multicultural Cast of Four Women, Exploring the topics of Historical Memory and Planetary Healing
One boat. Four women. Four directions, four histories: merging. parting. reuniting.
What are the stories that heal us, as we dive into breathing deeply, loving fully, knowing honestly, and relating consciously? How do we connect to the threads of our cultural past, as we reweave the patterns of our selves and our world?
Director and Producer, Mailia Burkhart, with mentor Mankwe Ndosi and preformance artist – Friede Rica talked with Kinshasha about the performance piece – breathloveknowrelate.
First we hear from the ladies with tracks by Sugar Pie Desanto, Big Maybelle, Etta James, Gwen McRae Betty Harris. Then psychedelic soul including something from The Afro-Harpist Dorothy Ashby. Later in the set we explore afrobeat Ethio-jazz, then ska dub reggae…