Drift to Wonder is a special event of the current exhibition, Ancestral Fortune, which invites you to explore being in relation with nature and going beyond your human self. During the event, you will be welcomed with special drinks and guided by a sound piece both created by Natalia Sorzano.

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The sound piece is a part of a research process that Sorzano has gathered during field visits to natural and reclaimed locations in the Netherlands. The work builds upon a project titled Mud, the viscous band consisting of a music band made of monster-like characters assembled from natural and recycled materials, such as tree trunks, rocks, ceramics, waste fabrics and plastics.

With this project, Sorzano explores desire through sound, chants and story-telling.
In this sound piece, Sorzano includes excerpts of Sara Ahmed’s text Orientations: Toward a Queer Phenomenology as a point of departure, to imagine how one’s sense of tending toward can be diverted through the shape and sound of and from other non-human bodies.

Location: MAMA Rotterdam
Date: Sunday 15 June 2021
Time: 3 rounds (15:00-15:30, 16:15-16:45, and 17:30-18:00)
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Natalia Sorzano (b.1984) graduated with degrees in law and fine art and worked in the field of human rights research, coordinating the office for LGBTIQ affairs for the Colombian Government from 2010 to 2014. In 2016, Natalia finished her MFA degree in fine art at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, where she is now based. She is co-founder of the facilitative artist-run platform GHOST and the queer community space / les university of life Tender Center. Natalia stages and translates conversations and encounters into mixed media installations, music and performance to video. Her work explores practices of relation, beliefs and mixed identities by channeling multiple voices and narratives to juxtapose mysticism, politics, oral histories and theory.

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