Whether she follows her own roots and cassava’s route of colonialism, slavery and trade, or explores the thin line between fiction and reality through a filmed portrait of her grandmother, her work is always characterised by extensive research. The use of material ranges from film, ceramics, photography, writing, drawing and performances.
Yuca, Macaxeira, Mandioca, Aipim, Agbeli or Cassava 'Bread'
“Cassava was a root vegetable indigenous to South America and the Caribbean, and it was directly available to the Indigenous people in the Caribbean. So they subsisted on the food of their land, and...