Whispered Secrets addresses sexual discovery. Each orb is loaded with a recording of my recollection of a memory. The stories are whispered as a secret to a lover. Hold the ‘mouth’ of the orbs to your ears or pull out headphones to listen in. Shh...
“What All The Girls Do When They Feel Sad” - This story is about girls taking ownership of their sexuality in a hostile environment.
“When I Became Female, And You, Male” – This is a story about my friendships with other children before our ‘gendering’. It is about the process of performing identities and its influence on relationships.
“The Girls” - My first lesbian experience and a look at the Nigerian LGBT community.
“Two Sides Of The Same Knife” - A story of my summer romance with a village boy. This story explores the shift in power dynamics that occurred when I was visiting Nigeria after having lived in the United States.