​​It is under the theme of fluidity that TOPO envisions the series of exhibitions, in gallery and online, which will animate its season of activities beginning in the fall of 2021.

In an age of heightened variability, the notion of fluidity will initiate abundant and open ideas about the impermanence of harmonies.

Fluidity is that which flows easily, without resistance, but also that which is difficult to grasp, to define. Fluidity designates the smooth running of a course, its "limpidity"; it becomes reassuring because it is predictable and controlled, "flowing from source". But everything that appears to be stable is mere appearance, for stability is subject to continuous flows of dynamic interactions from every corner.

The concept of fluidity has been employed by various disciplines (physics, sociology, economics, etc.) and most often embodies contrasting paradoxes. The Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman has extensively explored the corollary concept of “liquidity” to describe our lives and our cities caught in ceaseless flows of speed, perpetual change and motion. Although this fluidity is a threat to social structures, it is also an opportunity, because it is synonymous with flexibility. Fluid life bends out of shape to adapt to its environment, it constantly recomposes its networks, it is open to the outside...

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