Shelley Barry at Latitudes Art Fair 2020:
Whole – A Trinity of Being (2014)
As part of the group exhibition EMBODYING HIR-SELF, curated by Beathur Mgoza Baker.
Great Texts: Shelley Barry. GIPCA Projects 2010 (Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, now ICA) at UCT, 14 October 2010.
Filmmaker Shelley Barry will speak about her experiences and experiments in making films from a wheelchair and screen extracts of several short films in different genres reflecting on her process of creativity and production: Extracts will include, among others, a trilogy – Whole-A Trinity of Being, a documentary recounting survival of one of South Africa’s lesser-known wars, namely the ‘taxi wars’; Inclinations – a writer struggles to write erotica and deal with her personal life; Where are my heels? – a tribute to the spirit of a young girl child and Str/oll – a wheelchair user navigates the streets of Manhattan.
Find the content online: http://www.ica.uct.ac.za/GIPCA/projects/2010/GTBQSBarry
Listen to the presentation here:
Kgaboesele, Kitso (2006) Triumph. Shelley Barry – Trauma: Paralysed in a taxi shooting. Passion: Making real-life movies. Femina Issues 2517-2520.
You know that saying ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade?’ Look at what these three women made from their traumatic experiences