The Daily Rhythms Collective works across disciplines, cultures and territories; performing, exhibiting, publishing, debating and raising voices of co-existence that are aligned with decolonial feminisms, and engaged with regenerative cultures.
In 2021, the Daily Rhythms Collective constituted a new artistic formation to focus on Ancestral-Futuristic and Spiritual Aesthetics as an emancipatory form of healing – from the colonial wounds and relationships shaped by patterns of domination and exploitation. The current members are dedicated to researching their personal biographies and journeys through associative thinking and entangled stories, which are translated into a collaborative artistic practice – towards wider forms and temporalities of belonging, between rootedness and rootlessness.
Through this, we embrace post-activism, i.e. we engage with the painful process of becoming aware of our own responsibilities/ how we are implicated in the current social and ecological crisis – at all levels, while moving out of the anthropocene. Humans are not the drivers of change. How to flow and become – sympoetically and with the trouble?
The collective was founded in 2013 and it is based in Graz, Austria. The main intention was to create spaces of coexistence and empowerment in the local contexts, for which various workshops, exhibitions and interventions in public space were conceived and developed. The Daily Rhythms Collective initiated The Weave Salon in 2015 and was part of the founding group of the Women’s Action Forum (WAF) in 2018.
Current members are:
Daniela Brasil, Otto Oscar Hernandéz, Hyo Jin Shin, Peninah Lesorogol.
Former/ currently inactive members:
Nayarí Castillo, Gudrun Joeller, Inka Emilia Ylikotila, Katcha Bilek, Kate Howlett-Jones, Maryam Mohammadi, Sara Gonzales Novi, Tuuli Marjaana Sundén.
Since 2020, we have collaborated with follow artists and collectives:
Abiona Esther Ojo, Abelina Holzer, Clarissa Rêgo, ILA, Lisa Reiter, Mandy Mozart, Studio Magic.