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I am we are on the streets of Tetuan

Monday, 18 March 2019

Angelica Dass

In the context of March 21, international day against racism, from Alliance for solidarity organized the exhibition in street of I am we are that has been under the artistic direction of Angelica Dass.


I am we are It is an exhibition in which the protagonists are Marta, Alima, Gladys... and up to a dozen women, all neighbors of Madrid with personal, collective, local and global stories that bring us closer to reality, so often invisible.

The objective of this exhibition is to know better those women that do not normally appear in the media or in public spaces, but which carry many years living in our society and bringing change and social transformation initiatives. 'I am, we are' part of an approach that keeps women migrants of prejudices and stereotypes which generally tend to be subjected.

This is a travelling exhibition which has already been in space as the Conde Duque, the Esplanade of the Board of the District of Usera, on this occasion will be showcased at Tetuan in the Plaza of the traces through photographs taken in part by Angélica Dass and part po r its protagonists, taken from personal files. It consists of a newspaper/exhibition in which photographs are accompanied by different narratives about migrant women in 3 large bins located in the square.

It is a collaborative initiative that was attended by various associations and groups such as SEDOAC, Rumiñahui, SOS Racism Madrid, looking to Africa, among others, along with Alliance for solidarity, within the project financed by the City Council of Madrid "Strengthening capacities of migrant women as political subjects through participation and partnerships for a city free from all forms of violence and discrimination".

This exhibition has been organized by Alianza por la Solidaridad, in collaboration with the Ayuntamiento de Madridthe District of Tetuán and the coexistence service of this same district, opens March 19 in the Plaza of the traces and will be in this space until the 31st of this month.

Angelica DassBrazilian of origin and based in Madrid, is notable for its combination of great creativity with sociological research and the defence of human rights through their works. In 2013 got the Festival Off of PhotoEspaña prize with his project star Humanae; in 2014, has been selected by Time Magazine as one of the "nine photographers Brazilians who need to follow" and in 2018 your TED talk (Vancouver, 2016) more than two million viewings, while Humanae images illustrate the Special Edition of National Geographic about the concept of race

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