This performance is reflective of the European colonial judicial system which existed in the West Indies and Africa and the people's resistance to the unjust laws and sentences carried out by black representatives of the colonial system. In this piece I begin by performing a ritual cleanse of the space by sweeping my path and the area where most of the performance will take place. Removing ceremonial garb reveals the representative of colonial rulers in the form of a black general who is present at a distinguished celebration of sorts where celebratory champagne is violently uncorked in rapid succession. The general then sits, takes a series of oaths to his colonial masters and essentially becomes one of them. The judicial hearings begin and the accused are all found guilty and symbolically subjected to what could possibly be a death sentence. Removal of the military garb and movement towards the drum represents the focus on the "common man" who beats the drum as if to call on the ancestors to be present as well as to summons the oppressed to join in an uprising. A gun battle takes place, many die and a purging from the necessary actions involuntarily happen in a bucket. A new flag is raised and the announcement of a new day completes the performance.

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