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Holding Space | Syowia Kyambi | fragments for borderless futures

14th October 2021

This writing was created for perfromingborders’ 2021 e-journal: fragments for borderless futures.

Syowia Kyambi explores borders and borderlessness in the collective in her writing about holding space and sheltering. In this piece, we hear more about her practice as an individual and in the collective Untethered Magic and how her work and practice are entangled with others. 

Read the full text here: Holding Space

Image credit: Mabati Structure, Syowia Kyambi

Syowia Kyambi is an interdisciplinary artist and curator whose media spans across photography, video, drawing, sound, sculpture and performance installation. She holds an MFA from Transart Institute (2020) and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2002). Syowia is based in Nairobi and of Kenyan/German origin.

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