THU 10, FRI 11 NOV

We Should All Be Dreaming

Sonya Lindfors & Maryan Abdulkarim

Workshop & Soft Gathering

WE SHOULD ALL BE DREAMING is a concept that focuses on the radical potential of dreaming as a restorative and subversive practice. The project will take place at the Museum of Impossible Forms in two iterations:

Thursday 10.11, from 18:00 - 20:00 (workshop, BIPOC only)
Friday 11.11, from 18:00 - 20:30 (soft gathering with food)


WSABD comes with a straightforward suggestion: we should all be dreaming radical utopian dreams of common futures. Situating itself somewhere between a collective thinktank, choreographed gathering, a performance and a lecture the project gently invites the participants to spend time, listen and dream together. WSABD attempts a strategic deviation – it does not only fight against, react to or reveal the grim realities of the surrounding world but instead works as a platform of soft resistance by making space for communal coexistence.

Due to limited capacity registration is mandatory through the following links:

Thursday 10.11 decolonial dreaming workshop for BIPOC:
https://forms.gle/FtTGGCCHeQV5U6rK9

Friday 11.11 SOFT GATHERING:
https://forms.gle/oDFXCN5p8sYWKcFBA

NB! If you register and cannot make it, please cancel prior to 12h before the event. We will offer food according to the amount of people and we hope not to waste food.


WSABD is a collaboration between choreographer Sonya Lindfors and writer and activist Maryan Abdulkarim, through their common interest in radical speculative and decolonial practices.
Sonya Lindfors is a Helsinki-based choreographer and artistic director. In all her work, Lindfors pursues to shake and challenge existing power structures, penetrate the society, and empower the community.
Maryan Abdulkarim is Helsinki-based writer and public intellectual. She’s interested in themes relating to freedom and shifting the contexts in which we dream and create futures in the present.

WSABD is supported by the City of Helsinki, Taiteen Edistämiskeskus and co-produced by UrbanApa / UTT ry and the Museum of Impossible Forms.

LANGUAGE:
The language of the event is English.

ACCESSIBILITY:
The Museum of Impossible Forms is accessible by a lift with thresholds up to 4 cm on the way. The toilet has no thresholds and it is not spacious enough to meet accessibility standards. Nearest accessible toilet is located at Kontula Metro Station.

ETHICAL GUIDELINES:
We invite the participants to read the following ethical guidelines:
https://urbanapa.fi/ethical-guidelines/ See less

WANT TO READ MORE:
Please check out our free publication WSABD - Words make worlds
https://urbanapa.fi/publications/we-should-all-be-dreaming-words-make-worlds/
 

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