VIDEO: Watch award-winning poet Tinashe Tafirenyika’s ‘Sarah Baartman’ piece
NAMA and Bulawayo Arts Awards winning poet Tafirenyika has dropped visuals for her piece titled Sarah Baartman.
It is inspired by the story of the Khokhoi woman Sarah ‘Saartjie’ Baartman who as one of two of that tribe was exhibited as a freak in the United Kingdom during the early 1800s.
In her poem Tafirenyika explores issue of beauty as designed by the mainstream and in the visuals has accosted talent from her hometown Bulawayo.
Watch it below and tell us what you think: