'Caught in the Act', 2020

'Caught in the Act' is a video performance that portrays the relationship between two girls from different racial backgrounds. It evidences their dependency on one another and how this relationship has been tarnished by ideas of colonialism, white supremacy, white fragility, and inequity.

A performance by Anna Parisi
Directed by: Gabriel Torres
Collaborator: Alexandria Deters
Director of Photography: Natalia Almonte
Assistant Camera: Ryan D'Herde
Editing: Anna Parisi
Color Edit: Gabriel Torres

'Hiatus With No Hyphen', 2019

'Hiatus With No Hyphen' is a 20-minute performance that took place at Urban Glass on January 23, 2019. The piece tackles ideas of oppression against Black bodies. Two collaborators, along with the audience, manipulate, attack, and electrocute the black body while it resists all violence. Focusing on the unsolved case of Marielle Franco (black Brazilian queer activist that was assassinated in 2018) and attack the current right-wing shift in Brazilian politics. 

Collaborators: Nicole Economides & Paulina Kim Joo;

Photos: Tim Belliveau;

Camera: Alex Salerno;

Editing: Anna Parisi

The video above is a shortcut edit of original performance.