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A vignette from GAGAWAKA: Making Strange

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They stand and sit motionless in the dark.
Six figures dressed up, positioned in a straight line, attentive to their cue. Are they poised to move, are they frozen in meaningless gestures? They are lined up in the wings; they are already
on the stage. When the lights come on, the play will start. Is ‘waiting’ part of the enactment?
We, voyeur-viewers {jaded exhibition-goers, excited fashion-gazers), take in the silhouette,
examine some material detail, build up a narrative. Inside the glass box and outside we
participate perchance in a performance act (an act of performance).



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