NOTES ON BEING A LADY (2019)
New Creatives is co-funded by Arts Council England and BBC Arts
Based on a poem by Kadish Morris, Notes on Being a Lady challenges the choreography of rules on femininity that society expects women to perform. In following the instructions, there is a battle between the reflections they see and who they want to be.
For black women, dealing with intersections of oppression, race and gender, expectations of behaviour tire the mind and body. On a daily basis they must confront the self and dismantle the rules to live by their own definitions.
Directed by Zodwa Nyoni
Produced by Oluwaseum Shey Osibowale
Music Produced by Aron Kyne
Featuring Catrina Nisbett