#Familiar #Touch #Lost #Figures is an exploration of queer ancestory and diaspora, the hybrids between cultural traditions and queer identities living in diaspora. Brown skin touching Brown skin, it’s a revolutionary act. We find comfort and home when our skins touch and our eyes meet.” Director: Katy Jalili, 2017, UK, 13 min.
Katy Jalili (Katayoun Jalilipour) is an Iranian born multidisciplinary artist, performer and writer. They are focusing their research on queer/people’s of colour’s status in the contemporary performing arts and they are very much inspired by how femme bodies occupy and respond in performance spaces. www.katyjalili.tumblr.com