Cry Baby

Lydia Östberg Diakité

Cry Baby
20min sound and gifs

Concept and performance: Lydia Östberg Diakité
Music: Ribka Pattinama Coleman
Costume: Aida Rønvik
Sound editing: Holger Hartvig



Lydia Östberg Diakité is an Ivorian-Swedish dancer, choreographer and workers union organizer based in Copenhagen. They have been working with many variations of practicing and making dance, performing, activism, community building- and creating together with/ shout out too i.a Bambam Frost, Sonya Lindfors, Tamara Alegre, Cassie Augusta Jørgensen, Cèlia Lutangu, Stina Nyberg, Justin F Kennedy, My Wild Flag, POSSE -dancing and reading group. They are working with an intersectional feminist approach and are practising how to decolonize the production of art while living in “western” society.

“My body memory - filled with water - what happens with my tears when they leave me?”