Exhibition Tour “melanie bonajo. When the body says Yes+” 27/04/2024 | 14:00

Kumu Art Museum
Adult: Kumu Art Museum
  • Family: Kumu Art Museum
  • Discount: Kumu Art Museum
  • Adult ticket with donation: Art Museum of Estonia
Exhibition view. melanie bonajo. When the body says Yes+. 2022. Photo: Joosep Kivimäe
Exhibition tour

Exhibition Tour “melanie bonajo. When the body says Yes+”

During this exhibition tour, the coordinator of the exhibition, Inga Jaagus, guides you through melanie bonajo’s exhibition “When the body says Yes+”.

“When the body says Yes+” is the solo exhibition of the Dutch artist melanie bonajo. The artist is searching for an answer to the question of whether there is still a place for intimacy in our increasingly commercialised and technological world. The central theme of the exhibition is touch, literally, but also touch as our relationship to each other and the world around us. For bonajo, touch can be a powerful remedy for the modern epidemic of loneliness.

melanie bonajo (they/them/theirs) is a Dutch artist, film-maker, somatic sex coach and educator, cuddle workshop facilitator and activist creating immersive queer spaces. They are interested in communities outside the mainstream, who live or work on the margins of society, either through cultural exclusion or because they do not belong to a normative system. Issues of ethical and empathic coexistence, body politics, equality and alternative forms of perception of the world and oneself are prominent in bonajo’s work.

This event is a part of the finissage of the exhibition “melanie bonajo. When the body says Yes+”.