HORIZON/you hold my shape Opening Reception and Performance

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HORIZON/you hold my shape is the first iteration of a large-scale video installation, performance, and sculpture series, as conceived by yétúndé ọlágbajú. This exhibition includes family photographs and written words by the artist’s parents. ọlágbajú’s father is from Ilé-Ifẹ̀ where, according to Yoruba tradition, a Golden Chain was said to have dropped, leading to the creation of humans.

Join us for a free, all ages reception on Saturday, July 30, 7–9 PM PST as we celebrate the opening of HORIZON/you hold my shape. This program features a performance by yétúndé ọlágbajú alongside:
Breonna Carter
Jacqueline Copeland, mother of the artist
Eli Meza
Titania Kumah
Avé-Ameenah Long
Nana Boateng

Performance Schedule
Doors open, 7:00 PM PST
Performance, 7:30–8:15 PM PST

Health & Safety
This event requires all guests to wear masks and present proof of full COVID–19 vaccination. Food and drink will not be served at this event.

Those who are unable to receive the COVID–19 vaccination must bring a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to the day of event. 

If you currently have COVID–19/Monkeypox symptoms, tested for positive, or have been around anyone who tested positive for COVID-19/Monkeypox, we ask that you do not attend this event.

While at SOMArts, guests must follow health & safety signage and safety instructions per SOMArts’ staff persons. Please note that additional safety precautions may change based on City and State guidelines.

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