Jota Mombaça: Visionary Fiction, Activist Writing, and Critical Practices
BAK 2018/2019 Fellows Thiago de Paula Souza and Mick Wilson, along with BAK, co-convene the April 2019 Fellows Intensive focusing on conceptions of violence. Along with screenings, presentations, and discussions curated and conducted by these Fellows, artists, writer, and performer Jota Mombaça joins the Fellows to lead them through collective reading exercises, collaborative writing processes, and the performative intervention The Season & The Pox, 2019, that included a commissioned audio tracks by sound artist and DJ Charm Mone titled Apoca and O Futuro, 2019.
Apoca and O Futuro, 2019, as well as a speculative fiction piece co-written by BAK 2018/2019 Fellows Jeanne van Heeswijk, Charl Landvruegd, and Lukáš Likavčan We, the People of Water, 2019, are part of Propositions #8: I Wanna Be Adored (the Non-Fascist Remix), which was the culmination of the BAK 2018/2019 Fellowship Program.
We, the People of Water is part of Jeanne van Heeswijk’s exhibition-as-a-series-of-trainings at BAK Trainings for the Not-Yet (2019–2020).