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SITAAD is a platform and project initiated by archivists Leyla Degan and Naima Hassan. Deriving their name from a type of devotional gathering organized by Somali women, sitaad as practice represents the sum that (de)occupies their artistic habitation of colonial sites, museums, and archives. As a duo, they are interested in fostering collective action on colonial archives through gatherings, spatial interventions and acts of translation. SITAAD’s border-thinking is situated in the geographies of Soomaaliya Talyaani, Ingiriiska iyo Faransiiska  / former Italian, British, and French Somaliland.