“If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?”
“I would love for you to be a part of an art piece documentary, sharing your story alongside another young man who lost his father during apartheid” read the email from Sue Williamson.
I agreed and in April 2016 I found myself on set with Siyah about to engage in a discussion on camera about our loss and forgiveness. Or so I thought, as we began engaging I slowly started to realise that Siyah and I were two sides of the same coin
I had chosen to forgive and he had not.
In “Pleasure To Meet You” it illustrates the complex nature of South Africa’s past using Siyah and I’s narratives. It was an immense privilege to be a part of this project spearheaded by Sue Williamson
I have deep admiration and respect for Siyah and couldn’t have asked for a better person to be linked to in this way
*The documentary was showcased at the Louis Vuitton Foundation gaining rave reviews from the likes of designer Christian Lacroix and being reviewed in Paris Match Magazine*
With Love Always