Ekaterina Golovko is a researcher, writer and photographer based between Dakar, Moscow and Bologna. Her practice is focused on the critical thinking about cultural and artistic production, power relations and decolonial options.
In search of a polyphony that speaks to the ecologies, nightmares, poisons and antidotes that come to assemble an Archive for the Eleventh Hour.
An interview with Senegalese storyteller Babacar Mbaye Ndaak about oral culture and archives.
This text examines how sound can be archived on an object like a wax cylinder and how this way of archiving the intangible differs fundamentally from the approach of oral cultures, using Safi Faye’s film Fad’jal as an example.