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Weaving circles "Mojhtesh Gurredh"

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Rezgauche and Humans & Soil invites you to join weaving/sewing circles involving a movement workshop June 20-23rd.

The project "Mojhtesh Gurredh" is created by the organisation Humans & Soil which focuses on Indigenous (Sámi) artistic practices. "Mojhtesh gurredh" in South Sámi language mean something like "weaving stories" where dancers Marit Shirin Carolasdotter (SE/IZ) and Linnéa Sundling (SE) is sharing their practices on weaving traditional Sámi shoebands together with movement.

Dates and time: 20/6 - 23/6

13:00-15:00 & 17:00- 19:00

We meet and weave or sew together. You’re welcome to bring whatever you like, maybe something ordinary or connected to everyday life, a memory from someone you want to recreate… Maybe clothes that you want to mend. We learn basic principles of weaving shoebands from our Indigenous culture. We work with our hands, talk and drink coffee with Swedish “fika”. Together we explore the prescence of our bodies in the room we create. We might write something down about our experiences. You should bring: Something to weave, sow or mend or any other textile material. Pen and paper.

Free entrance, come and go as you wish!

23rd of June:

20:00 Film screening “danceforgallók

Get-together and Film screening of "danceforgallók "As a part of Mojhtesh Gurredh, movement is happening in rural places of the north, were excavation, mining and deforestation in favour of green energy/renewal energy is severely affecting all lifeforms in the north today. This filmscreening is from our movement workshop in the mining area of Gallók, in collaboration with DACE - Dance Art Critical Ecology, Juan Ramirez "Kathira", Amanda Piña (Nada Productions) and Bergsspråk seminar in Boden and Jokkmokk, Sápmi. Filming by Micah Garen.Free entrance

About the artists

Linnéa Sundling comes from Umeå and works as a dancer. She has been working with a Humans & Soil since 2020 and lives in Stockholm. Prior to this project she has created performances for youth with a gender- and normcreative focus.Marit Shirin Carolasdotter is based in Umeå and Brussels. She is mainly working as a dancer and choreographer and is the founder of Humans & Soil. Her main focus is on Indigenous bodily rights through dance and research. She has a bachelor degree from DOCH and a Master's degree from Stockholm University of the Arts`

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