Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Presented by: Gérardine Aldamar
“Claudia Rankine’s Citizen comes at you like doom. It's the best note in the wrong song that is America. Its various realities - ‘mistaken’ identity, social racism, the whole fabric of urban and suburban life - are almost too much to bear, but you bear them, because it's the truth” - Hilton Als
Gérardine Aldamar was born in 1994 in Brooklyn, New York. She now resides and is based out of Philadelphia, PA where she has been living for most of her live. She primarily works in sound and video instillation, dealing issues under the umbrella topics of race and identity.