Sigrids Stue, Aarhus with PASAJ, Istanbul
Sigrids Stue and PASAJ are building up a cultural alphabet for Today’s Copenhagen. They look for an image about your culture and your own history. Please come and share some symbols with Sigrids Stue and PASAJ to create a new collective language. It can be a shape of a traditional dish or a memory from your grand mother or a small detail of a souvenir you got from your homeland. All kinds of contributions are welcome.
About Sigrids Stue
Sigrids Stue, opened in august 2011, is a space for contemporary art in Gellerup, Aarhus. Sigrids Stue brings the professional art out of the established institutional settings, to engage in direct and close collaboration with local residents, and create innovative partnerships between local area residents and the professional arts. Sigrid Stue makes art projects wiith Danish artists, and they invite international artists in residency. The artists create community-based art projects in collaboration with the residents. Sigrid's Space is also working to create a network of local artists, which can help to provide the artistic environment in Gellerup with better opportunities for knowledge sharing, collaboration and advancement.
Visit http://www.sigridsstue.dk/ to read more about Sigrids Stue
PASAJ is a curatorial team, based in Istanbul. PASAJ consists of two artists, two cultural operators and one curator established in 2011. PASAJ works with non-commercial activities, and offers an alternative to the ongoing commercial systems in the art world. At PASAJ, the power belongs completely to the artist. PASAJ hosts socially engaged and participatory art projects by local and international artists. They focus on the value of the experience. The team transforms itself with the support and the creativity of artists and participators. PASAJ is taking part in the alternative economies and experiences, and they welcome everyone who wants to contribute in the organization.
Visit https://pasajist.wordpress.com/ to read more about PASAJ