Cross-viewing in berlin and Chicago: nelisiwe xaba’s fremde tänze

Susan Manning*

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Viewing Nelisiwe Xaba's Fremde Tänze (2014) in Berlin and Chicago revealed differing levels of meaning in the work. In Berlin the work exposed and parodied the white gaze of the black female dancer, while in Chicago the work vivified the gap between the responses of black and white spectators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-72
Number of pages19
JournalTDR - The Drama Review - A Journal of Performance Studies
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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