Rasanblaj n. Assembly, compilation, enlist- ing, regrouping (of ideas, things, people, spirits). Not necessarily in that order! For example, fè yon rasanblaj: do a gathering, a ceremony, a protest.
Works in development in RPPL include: “Are You Sure, Sweetheart, That You Want To Be Well?”– With a title invoking Toni Cade Bambara’s The Salt Eaters, this redwood repozwa rasanblaj explores land-based connections to nature with calabashes, desires, spirits, and vertigo. “BlackLiberationMashUp” – is an ongoing performance meditation on Black diasporic literature from the 19th century to the present, and that Rasanblaj Manifesto is still in effect… Stay tuned!