On February 25th, 2021, Philip Miller (CRF 2019) will be in conversation with Ena Jansen with input from Marlene Dumas on the topic of “Shame and Masculinity” from a South African perspective. Miller’s work for the exhibition SHAME! And Masculinity at H401 (2020/2021, curator Ernst van Alphen) is the soundscape “Special Boy,” a personal and moving piece addressing shame and masculinity. Miller describes shame as a retrospective issue, as a kind of collision between childhood experiences and adult perspectives on them. “Special Boy” is a way of working through earlier shame, a reclamation and re-appropriation. Listen to “Special Boy” here. For more details about the event, see here.