Mixed Media > Wash

The recent documentation of Wash is from its world premiere in Wellington, NZ, from February 26 to March 2, 2020 as part of the Performance Arcade Festival, now in its ninth year. Thousands of New Zealanders and visitors from around the world attend this live art and music event on the Wellington Waterfront. | spent eleven days, first installing this smaller iteration of Wash in an open-faced shipping container, then personally interacting with the hundreds of people who talked to me about my installation. | discussed with participants their responses to the slurs and also found that the Festival’s use of shipping containers as venues for the art often sparked related conversations about migrants and the risks they are forced to take.