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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x190 Sethembile Msezane: Living sculptures that stand for history's truths
TV-PG

  • 2017-09-14T23:00:00-05:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

In the century-old statues that occupy Cape Town, Sethembile Mzesane didn't see anything that looked like her own reality. So she became a living sculpture herself, standing for hours on end in public spaces dressed in symbolic costumes, to reclaim the city and its public spaces for her community. In this powerful, tour-de-force talk, she shares the stories and motivation behind her mesmerizing performance art.

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