If »Private« were a voice what voice will it be and why?
It would be the voice of silence, in this state all you are is dead to your physical environment, the only voice you hear is within. Seyram
Thunderous voice, its source is not certain but its results are. Akambo
Birds, I feel they have the freedom to sing in their own space without having to seek anyone’s permission. Evelyn
A still, small voice, it’s what I prefer, to me private isn’t loud, being loud means exposed. Alfred
A pop, it is spontaneous. Semera
What is ownership to you and why?
Ownership to me is having total control of who you are and who you wish to be. To live in a society where a group of selected few decides who we are supposed to be, I don’t support this. We are spiritual beings and we are light. Jesaya
Ownership means property in a form of entitlement. It enables me to decide, to grow and/or to improve. Helena
Ownership is freedom to me, when I’m aware of my own responsibility towards my happiness then I can be my true self. Melissa
Ownership is when something belongs to me by right, only I can manage how to use this something. NBC
Having a sense of belonging and taking responsibility. It’s important for me to decide what I want to do and which direction I need to go. Chantell
Ownership to me is in being a dancer, so I own my body in every way and space. West.
If ownership were a voice what would it be and why?
Bass voice. Thick, strong, overbearing, but at the same time so pleasant when accompanying others to create harmony. Cecilia
Screaming, it creates a sense of awareness, either something is going wrong somewhere or I want attention. West
Rain drops. Starting small then drop by drop flowing, taking full control. Justina
Trumpet. The singular sound of the trumpet ahead of a band creates attention and awareness. This resonates ownership. Gift
Debate. I am the one giving my own opinion and I am representing a single voice. I own it. Helena.
If ownership were a movement, what would it be and why?
A black fist thrusting itself up into the air. This represents the right of freedom, owning your black identity and owning your culture. Aaron
Legs crossed with eyes closed. This movement allows me to be quiet and control my mind or silence the mind. Jesaya
Me about to kiss another person. Kissing allows me to create my own space and to take responsibility. Dena
A salute by a solider, to salute is a form of respect, agreement and power and I see this with ownership. Toivo
A grounding dance, like squatting, to feel secure and to have control in all of your decisions you will need to be grounded. Justina
If ownership were a space, how would it look and why?
A black hole, sucking in everything into its center, showing its singularity. Bret
A big circle that carries all living creatures, cause on earth is space for all and everything. West
My room, it’s the only place I can be myself and have full control without judgment, I consider it to be my own platform. Paula
My mind, everything I think and do comes from there and no one can take my thoughts out. NBC
A small, dark, cold and uncomfortable prison cell. You cannot go in or come out just like that. This is how I see ownership. Tyshea
Who owns your body and why?
My flesh, muscle and bone because I can lend them to my work and the people in my life. Teya
My soul, it decides what should effect my body and what should not. Angelina
My spirit, without it my body is dead. Bret
My culture,I find my identity in my culture. NBC
An invisible hand owns my body, it possesses and controls its worth and being. Paula
By my creator, through him I connect to the realms both spiritual and physical. Melissa
I believe my body is owned by the self, the self is the person that controls it. Helena