Holy Island

Philosopher and feminist Rosie Brandotti suggests “that dis-identification with familiar values-or de territorializations-can not only be emotionally demanding but also enables creative nomadic shifts” [1]

In my PhD research  I expounded, through recorded and live performances, the need to revisit places that had to do with my family connections as means to dissolve masque and masquerade.  I performed intuitive movements in response to significant environments, a demanding process over time however, I was driven. The need to reimagine happy childhood memories while at the same time resting inherited negative beliefs that had manifested into my subconscious ‘I’ was paramount to my research into empowerment at menopause, a significant life transition.  

[1] Francesca Ferrando, Philosophical Posthumanism, Bloomsbury, 2019, xvi