Sharp indictment of the abuses during the colonial period.

Exhibit B

Brett Bailey, Third World Bunfight

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African people exhibited as objects of interest for the western public. Translating the disturbing tradition of the 19th and early 20th century ‘human zoos’ into a 21st century installation, South African director Brett Bailey confronts his audience with the western perception and exploitation of Africa. Bailey’s performers are showcased in tableaux vivants which not only make one painfully aware of the horrors of the colonial past, but also engender contemplation of the current problems of migration and deportation and the enduring scourge of racism.


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