Voleur (thief) is a performance tribute to Marie Vieux Chauvet; where Jamilah Sabur and Andy Robert play a game of mancala–over the course of 2-hours, while enacting roles of prisoner and guard.
Language necessarily codifies, classifies and files the world into existing linguistic categories. Confronted with a new object, the mind immediately asks; what is it? That’s a good question. It’s one that should be held onto and left unanswered for a moment or two. There is value in not knowing. When you can’t name something, can you still know what it looks like, what it smells like, feels like, sounds like – can have a deep instinctual understanding of a thing and still not be able to name it?