Pre-fair program // Performance: Anna Kin
Anna Kin (b.1999) is an Almaty-based research-driven artist and language enthusiast. Currently, she is working in the field of anti-colonial art practices, community engaged art, and mock healing practices.
In her live performance she mixes phonemes from several alphabets that have been forcibly assimilated by the Soviet Union. Project is called "ღ", which takes its title from the Georgian letter ghan whose form playfully echoes the heart symbol, poignantly places a conversation about anticolonial language politics in dialogue with affect. You may hear some phonemes from Alfabeti shqip, Türk alfabesi, Mkhedruli alphabet, Azərbaycan əlifbası.