Arts & Humanities
White Promise: Performance Artist Mbene Mwambene in Conversation
Zambian-Malawian theater artist Mbene Mwambene has spent his career travelling and performing internationally. His piece “The Whispers” charts the impact of colonialism on his family history. Here, he talks to scholar and dramaturg Michel Büch about their collaboration on the piece, the concept of “white promise,” and awkward audience discussions.