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It Is a Potion for Willfulness That I Am Concocting is the fourth episode of the commissioned series in 4 acts by artist Yemisi Aribisala, ‘Wait, I’m bringing a bird out of my pocket’. The series title refers to a Yoruba proverb, used to address listeners that are impatient and straining for the punchline of what is being said. The speaker will say in response to the impatience “hold on I’m getting there or wait, I’m bringing a bird out of my pocket”.

Die vierte Episode der Serie in vier Akten der Künstlerin Yemisi Aribisala: ‘Wait, I’m bringing a bird out of my pocket’. Der Titel greift ein Yoruba-Sprichwort auf, das sich an Zuhörer*innen wendet, die voller Ungeduld auf die Pointe des Gesagten warten. Die Sprechende Person erwidert auf diese Ungeduld: “hold on I’m getting there or wait, I’m bringing a bird out of my pocket”.