Onyeka IGWE from the UK is an artist, filmmaker, programmer and PhD researcher at University of the Arts London. Her video works have been shown around the world. Igwe studied for a Master's Degree at Goldsmiths College. In February 2017, she was selected as an Associate Artist at The Showroom as part of The Holding Space programme. Her short film the names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered won the 2019 Berwick New Cinema Award.
(all short) Bordered (2012), Congregations (2013), Can We Dance for Me? (2014), We Need New Names (2015), Her Name in My Mouth (2018), Specialised Technique (2018), the names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered (2019)
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Onyeka Igwe at IFFR
Her Name in My Mouth
In this found footage film with its distinctive soundtrack the filmmaker studies the colonial perspective, returning authorship to the dancers.
the names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered
Digging into personal, colonial and televisual archives, Onyeka Igwe trudges through the muddled biography of her grandfather.