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A Sense of Sañse: A Candid Conversation about African Concepts of Beauty, Health, Hair, and Well-Being

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

February 2, 2020
12–4 p.m.

Signare #1
Fabrice Monteiro
b.1972, Namur Belgium
Works in Dakar, Senegal
Signare #1
2011
Exhibition print
Courtesy Mariane Ibrahim Gallery, Seattle
Tour the exhibition Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women before joining prominent contemporary Senegalese artists, fashion designers, and well-being experts for an immersive experience and candid discussion about Senegalese concepts of beauty, health, hair, and well-being. Docent-led tours and a trunk show featuring exclusive designs from Bélya run concurrent with the program.

Program
12 p.m.

Docent-led tour of Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women

1 p.m.
Moving Meditation

Robert Lee and Xavior Qvistgaard lead a sound bath with chakra activation flow.

1:30 p.m.
Artist Conversation

3:30 p.m.
Ase

Robert Lee and Xavior Qvistgaard lead a sound and movement meditation to go forth with power.

Presenters
Aissatou Sene worked in the French cosmetic and fashion industries before starting, Bélya, a company that collaborates with female artisans in Morocco, Senegal, and Indonesia to produce high-quality, handmade African fashion wear.

Delphine Diallo is a Brooklyn-based French and Senegalese visual artist and photographer who combines artistry with activism to empower women, youth, and cultural minorities through visual provocation.

Ceramic designer Faty Ly launched her brand, Fatyly in Senegal. The business specializes in luxury tabletop and food.

Presented in collaboration with Eaton DC and Amodaos

eaton
amoaos

Free and open to the public

Details

Date:
February 2
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202.633.4600
Website:
africa.si.edu