26th March: 12.00pm
Second Collective presents ‘TAGGED’ – a workshop by Elida Maiques
Elida Maiques will lead this unique workshop/performance/display/event at Vault Artist Studios.
TAGGED is a workshop style project exploring self-perception, self-image and words as tools for social control. Words (or tags) are often tools for othering, on the basis of intersecting gender, age, looks, heritage, social class but this workshop asks participants to reimagine these tags.
TAGGED is a special invitation to the often othered (women, queerfolk, racialised people…) to recall adjectives assigned to them, and to reclaim or reject them, ultimately shaking them off. The adjectives will be transcribed onto luggage tags which in turn are attached to a willow structure to create a performative style costume. Participants can choose to wear and/or be photographed in the costume.
At the end of the workshop, the willow structure will be dismantled and will remain at the Vault Community garden as a wormery.
Organised by Second Collective.