THIS SONG IS FOR ...

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In her new serial performance project, This song is for… , Gabrielle Goliath and collaborating DJs, bands, choirs and ensembles, return to and re-perform the popular convention of the dedication track. A durational, sonic rupture presents an opportunity for audiences to affectively inhabit a contested space of traumatic recall: one in which the desubjectifying violence of rape, and its psychic afterlives becomes painfully entangled with personal and political claims to life, dignity, hope, faith, even joy.

This song is for … shows for the first time at the Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, in February 2019, as part of the New Generation Art Prize.