Totemism: Memphis Meets Africa at Design Indaba Expo

Li Edelkoort on how the concepts of belonging, layering and merging formed the inspiration for her Totemism: Memphis Meets Africa exhibition.

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Li Edelkoort believes that totemism sums up her exhibition through its meaning of layering, stacking and spiritual ideas. The exhibition has a strong emotional connection to objects which are recreations of pieces nature has left behind. In the current age where culture is seen as scattered and the economy has exploded, Totemism: Memphis Meets Africa brings people together and is symbolic of creating a place where everybody feels at home. 

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