Ato Malinda is a Kenyan performance artist living and working in Rotterdam. Her works consist of performance, drawing, painting, installation, video, and ceramic object-making.
Through her diverse practice, Malinda investigates the hybrid nature of African identity and contesting notions of authenticity. In addition, she focuses on gender and female sexuality. She is inspired by the rarely told stories of LGBTQ communities.
Ato Malinda will be on PASS in Amsterdam on Monday 12 December from 15:00 -15:30
In this performance, Mourning a Living Man (2013), Malinda explores themes such as domesticity, gender performance and child abuse, and makes use of Nikki Giovanni’s poem, Choices.