The growing interest in the collaborative models, participatory practices, and sociological aspects of networks is linked to and forms part of a broader global process of cultural, social and economic change.
Yota Andriakaina’s "Wefts", freed of the charge of tradition, redefine the use of the yarn.
They mix the present with the past of art history through the works of Velázquez and Whistler. In her compositions, the idea of wandering is connected to the concept of time.
This will be a new story about an old place-Lagos, Nigeria. About home, and returning to it for the first time. Once familiar, that ritual of returning becomes like waist beads one rubs in the intimacy of the shower, reminders of the self that survives all the change that life brings; the 'you' that remains even as you slip in and out of accents, norms and systems.
To undertake a curatorial project it is not only to assume responsibility for selecting a program; it is assuming responsibility for an understanding of dance, body, movement and also to be responsible for everything that simply doesn't fit inside this understanding.