Archiving Glitches with Dhaqan Collective

Dhaqan Collective – Ayan Cilmi, Fozia Ismail and Asmaa Jama

From 22 October – 06 November we welcome our first RELAY residents, Dhaqan Collective. 

A feminist art collective of Somali women, Dhaqan Collective centres the voices of womxn & elders in their community, privileging co-creation & collaboration. 

For their time in residence in RELAY, Dhaqan Collective will explore the patterns that connect the sonic archives of Somali spirit possession rituals, finger weaving and EDM (electronic dance music).

Note from the producer

Join Us

Friday 22 Oct, 6 – 9pm, bar from 5pm

In conversation

Join Dhaqan Collective to hear about the patterns that connect Somali spirit possession, finger weaving & EDM

23 Oct – 06 Nov, 12 – 5pm, Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday

A sharing of work

Archive showcase across sound, film & image making.

Save a space

The events will take place at St Anne’s House, BS4 4AB, if you have any queries or requirements please contact for support.

  • Jessica Akerman

    Artist Programme Producer