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In Performance: Christina Pitter, Decolonizing My Vagina (The Exponential Festival)

Decolonizing My Vagina Christina Pitter The Exponential Festival, JACK Jan 8-29, 2017 Decolonizing My Vagina is a 75-minute show written and performed by The Ashe Collective’s Christina Pitter and directed by Jordana De La Cruz. At the top of the show, Pitter asks the audience, “Where does freedom live in your body?” She then makes her intentions clear: this performance is a ritual for her to unpack her own desires. Pitter centers her experience as a person of color and locates her attraction to white people as a site to investigate, reconcile, and heal. Through story, song, and movement Pitter chronicles many experiences with past white lovers and partners. The audience learns about a man she loved and his wife, the woman she knew she only had a couple months with, and many other people w...