Here and There

Manju Sharma, Here and There, 2019, film-essay, 13’ 00’’. Sharma’s poetic-film-essay is based on the exploration into the relationships of citizenship, home and identity, which are for her both very concrete and abstract notions. It combines texts from her written work called Citizens of Elsewhere, which is taking an epistolary form and images of her garden […]

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Citizens of Elsewhere

Manju Sharma, Citizens of Elsewhere, 2019, written work, 15,300 words. Sharma uses her sense of “otherness,” an imposed identity, to investigate the relationships of Citizenship and Home. Drawing unexpected relationships between people, objects and events she investigates how her foreign identity is negotiated as a female of colour. She uses two major events in history WWII […]

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