In this sphere, where power, violence, and race collide, the contemporary understanding is dominated by history's victors. Most of us are paralyzed in the face of these narratives. In positioning the history to speak for itself - candidly and directly to the audience - Olsson shows no cowardice.
COLUMBIA, SC It’s an hour til the new year. The clock is ticking on an empty stage directly in front of the South Carolina State House, where the notorious confederate flag had waved for fifty four years... until 2015 took it down. A congested and anxious crowd stretches all the way down Main Street as [...]