Convening with Hanita Firoozmand and Andrea-Vicky Amankwaa-Birago
Can what is understood as rest be transformed into practices other than just sleeping? And how can people reverse the act of awakening? With this meditative exercise, the neighbor in residence of the Gropius Bau, hn. lyonga, to slow down. The goal is to look within and around yourself, to pay attention to your own body and to surrender to a range of sounds.
The practice of resting has become a form of resistance, especially for Black people, to survive at the machine pace of culture and weather the trauma of the terror of poverty, exhaustion, white supremacy, and capitalism (see Tricia Hersey, Rest is Resistance : A Manifesto).
This event is part of the becoming neighbors program run by Neighbor in Residence hn. lyonga was developed.
With Hanita Firoozmand and Andrea-Vicky Amankwaa-Birago
Meeting point: Gropius Bau, Resonance Room (Ground floor)
Price info: Free admission