During a visit to the small West-African village of Tamale, Ghana, a spontaneous, improvised performance catches the attention of the public. We have the performer, his flesh matte with charcoal, fidgeting with his clown mask and seemingly uncertain if he should wear the disguise or show his true self. His movements reflect his inhibitions and uncertainty about which version of himself is the true performer. Then, we have the audience, also uncertain, perhaps never having witnessed a performance like this before, and not sure how to react. Nevertheless, even though the incertitude, there is a sense of respect and appreciation for each other as two worlds merge in the same space. Video made by Alvaro S. Photo Tamale, Ghana. January 2020

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