Dubbin Monodrama I

11/2019: This video notes the workings of an ongoing collaborative project first presented at The University of the Bahamas' Critical Caribbean Symposium Series, with dramaturge d'bi young anitafrika and three playwrights: Webster Mcdonald, daniel jelani Ellis and Samson Bonkeabantu Brown. At this event, we each presented extracts (me via skype) from our book, recently published independently with Spolrusie titled 'Dubbin Monodrama I: Black Masculinities in African Diaspora Theatre'. This book is an anthology of plays where each work has been developed using the Anitafrika method created by co-editor d'bi young anitafrika. I collaborated with d'bi to write the intro and co-edited this edition along with Lyn and Lexi in less than four weeks, as the plan was to have the launch at this conference in the Bahamas! Each play experiments with forms of dub poetry in order to navigate through ideas of masculinity, coloniality and queerness.