Furnace of the Birds
An opera singer stands on a lifted platform, singing a Martyr’s wish for redemption. A counterpoint between the human voice and sounds of machinery.
A young woman laments her lost teen years, her home town and the death of a friend. A portrayal of memory, imagination, and a mind left to wander.
Samona Olanipekun considers the concept of home, identity and belonging, whilst tapping into the presence of wider globalisation in today’s world.