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Three Furies Films by Sharon Jane D

As part of the Three Furies venture, Sharon Jane D., a dutch visual artist, took our poems and interpreted them for film.

 MBALI VILAKAZI


ZENA EDWARDS


CLARA OPOKU
THREE FURIES: CLARA - TRUTH from mixin creativity on Vimeo.

The Fury Conversations - Quotes

A huge part of the process for creating the Furies was dialogue. One thing women are often accused of is talk ing to much " Why doI have to explain everything!" - thisis a statement I've heard a few times before whe I though we were just in dialgue to reach an understanding. it got me thinking that the act of dialoguing and exchange seems to have been relgated to that thing that "women" do, said with a dismissivness that shuts down a process of negotiation and acceptance of another's ideas. So we talked a lot, Mbali and I. We realised that looking out for that concrete outcome at the end of the conversation, meant a person was not actually listening in a neutral state. They had an agenda that needed to be met. "How do I fix this problem?"We were further affirmed that the very ACT of talking and listening alone WAS the solution.

 "Fury is wild and I say wild as in something beautiful,like a rose that grows for no reason my the side of the ro…