WITNESS TO CAPTIVITY Series | 30 Images
What you are about to witness is an abstract narrative of the Trans-Atlantic trading of enslaved peoples from the African continent as told by anonymous witnesses who experienced it, and by the spirits of those who were freed by their own desire.
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"My house was burning..."
"My house was burning..."
"My village, my village..."
"My village, my village..."
"They came in the day..."
"They came in the day..."
"They came in the dark..."
"They came in the dark..."
"We were never alone..."
"We were never alone..."
"I tried to protect them..."
"I tried to protect them..."
"We were taken..."
"We were taken..."
"Men were in the hole..."
"Men were in the hole..."
"The water was over us..."
"The water was over us..."
"Night on board..."
"Night on board..."
" I was smashed..."
" I was smashed..."
"It swallowed us..."
"It swallowed us..."
"Into the night..."
"Into the night..."
"I was beween them..."
"I was beween them..."
"I am twelve years..."
"I am twelve years..."
"I saw three souls leaving..."
"I saw three souls leaving..."
"I'll jump into the sun..."
"I'll jump into the sun..."
"We jumped together..."
"We jumped together..."
"The water is fast..."
"The water is fast..."
"I saw three go over..."
"I saw three go over..."
"I saw them..."
"I saw them..."
"We'll be free in the sea..."
"We'll be free in the sea..."
"We're free now..."
"We're free now..."
"Some returned..."
"Some returned..."
"Our hearts are stolemaken..."
"Our hearts are stolemaken..."
"We all died..."
"We all died..."
"We are lost..."
"We are lost..."
"The cost of business..."
"The cost of business..."
"Dreams at the bottom..."
"Dreams at the bottom..."
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