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I love this profile written by Angela N. Carroll for Black Art In America! I had a great time building with Angela and discussing my work with her. In deep appreciation of her and her work as a critical art writer and artist-archivist. (www.angelancarroll.com)

Read the profile here -
https://blackartinamerica.com/index.php/2019/10/23/decolonizing-performance-art-phylicia-ghee-uses-ritual-performance-to-heal-the-generational-trauma-of-black-women/
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Excerpt below:
“I think ritual performance just makes more sense for what my work is.” Ghee says, “It is ritual. It’s about ritualizing the mundane — the things that seem very simple, but also are very complex. Ritual can be the simple things that we do but the ramifications are so deep for what we experience. Or [ritual] deconstructs or reconstructs [us] internally.” By weighting the word “performance” with the preface “ritual”, Ghee not only establishes her process and the documentation of her process as something more than performative, but she also offers a critical assessment and framing for her work as an active, community-centered practice. The spaces she occupies and the histories she channels center Black experience, draw from African diasporic spiritual systems and assert intuition as an essential feature of her artistic process."