BHENJI RA — Know My Name

Shaune Lakin takes a look at artist Bhenji Ra, whose practice combines dance, choreography, video, installation and club events.

Sydney-based artist Bhenji Ra’s practice is deeply informed by who she is as a trans person of Filipino descent and her critical engagement with the ways that power structures — colonialism, patriarchy and capitalism — impact on identity and agency. Bhenji studied contemporary dance with the Martha Graham School in New York and then at the celebrated Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth. Recently, she has moved away from contemporary dance…

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