Exhibit B: Racism tours Europe
South African playwright and artistic director of the group Third World Bun Fight Brett Bailey's EXHIBIT B was recently presented at the Holland Festival. The production draws together several threads concerning European racism towards Africans from the mid-19th century to the present. It looks at ethnographic exhibitions, social Darwinism and today’s increasingly xenophobic policies of the EU. As it was made for festivals in Austria and Germany, it also focuses on the imperial moment in German South West Africa (Namibia) and the atrocities committed by German colonial forces.
September 2014: Exhibit B under attack in London, read this article in the South African Mail & Guardian.