What Are You Angry About?

A book about everything that's wrong with the world, as seen from London 2022.

This book is a result of interaction with visitors of Tribambuka's solo show 'Right to Rage' in OXO Tower Wharf, London in November 2022. Right to Rage embraces women’s anger as a cathartic and emancipatory force. Female anger in particular is traditionally embedded into patriarchal social narratives as a destructive and dangerous power that needs to be pacified and sublimated. Tribambuka instead makes us reconsider women’s rage as a sign of the violation of boundaries, a reaction to injustice and threat and to things that went wrong in the world, and a “dark” power to be unleashed and reckoned with. 

Right to Rage is an experiment of looking at anger more closely and welcoming it into shared discourse as a force that can bring balance and amplify the voices of those unheard. Tribambuka views the exhibition as the start of a conversation, inviting the audience to feel empowered by the ‘monstrous’, furious women of history to share their emotions, thoughts and opinions in response.

Visitors were invited to leave their notes on a board asking 'What Are You Angry About". More than 350 notes were collected, giving a refreshingly honest snapshot of what's wrong in the world as seen from London 2022, almost 300 of them made it to the book!

All artworks ©Tribambuka 2024