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Tag : Neyde Lantyer

07 Mar 2018

The Female Body in Transit

The female body is ascribed different meanings at different geographies and historical periods. It self-identifies also differently. Immigrant women/women of colour or, in the Netherlands, niet-Westerse allochtone vrouwen, experience their bodies in a range of ways in their travels between their countries of birth or of the country of their (grand) parents and the Netherlands. The very same female body might be perceived (and objectified) as non-Western exotic in the Netherlands and as Western and foreign where one has her […]

30 Dec 2017
18 Dec 2017

“Who invented hunger…” – CEDLA, Amsterdam

The artwork is been exhibited at Cedla, the Center for Latin-American Studies in Amsterdam from 08 December 2017 until 20 January 2018. “QUEM INVENTOU A FOME SÃO OS QUE COMEM (Who invented hunger are those who eat)” Writer Carolina de Jesus (1914-1977), a black woman who lived in extreme poverty when began to write, pronounced the phrase above in the 60s. Her words are mirrored by the world-famous statement of President Lula da Silva in his inauguration (Jan/2003) about his […]