Secondhand Speculation Oracle Deck: Assembling Solidarity through the Act of Storytelling
For the last part of Perspectives on Unions, we focus, together with Zinzi de Brouwer (Studio Palha, Mozambique) and Linda Valkeman (The Or Foundation, Ghana) on the ‘Secondhand Speculation Oracle Deck: Assembling Solidarity through the Act of Storytelling’. An interactive approach to working with a set of oracle cards as a tool to communicate, co-vision and co-play.
Denzel Veerkamp’s Perspective on Unions
For the Perspectives on Unions talk in collaboration with Museum Arnhem, Denzel Veerkamp created a short film that brings together his background and working methods.
Loïs Brandsen’s Perspective on Unions
For Loïs Brandsen’s graduation collection ‘Blanket’, she looked at the question ‘Where do I belong’? It became a search for the different cultural identities uniting in her. It helped her understand who she is and where she comes from.
Britney Lindo’s Perspective on Unions
For the talk Perspectives on Unions in collaboration with Museum Arnhem, Loïs Brandsen has asked spoken word artist Britney Lindo to write a text in response to her collection ‘Blanket’. During the performance Britney wore an outfit from the collection.
Kalkidan Hoex’s Perspective on Unions
Adopted from Ethiopia and raised in the Netherlands, Kalkidan Hoex has always felt like living in between two different worlds. Kalkidan explores the intricacies of her identity and relates to others through her jewellery and other interdisciplinary artworks.
Perspectives on Unions in collaboration with Museum Arnhem
On Sunday June 18, 14:00-15:30 State of Fashion presented a talk in collaboration with Museum Arnhem as part of the exhibition Between Borders – migration, power and boundless imagination. During this interactive talk, moderator Branko Popovic explored with Denzel Veerkamp, Loïs Brandsen and Kalkidan Hoex how union is reflected in their work.