Category: Indigenous people

Festival of Latin American Anti-Racist and Decolonial Art

Festival of Latin American Anti-Racist and Decolonial Art

On Saturday 23 April 2022, we held a Festival of Latin American Anti-Racist and Decolonial Art at the Contact Theatre. The event launched a major online exhibition that has emerged from the CARLA project and also showcased the work of some of the Latin American artists with whom we have been collaborating over the past two years, who are creators of colour at the forefront of antiracist struggles in their countries.

Jaider Esbell – arte em luto / art in mourning

Jaider Esbell – arte em luto / art in mourning

O mundo das artes e o movimento indígena brasileiros foram surpreendidos na semana passada pela noticia da morte inesperada do artista Macuxi Jaider Esbell, aos 41 anos.
The art world and the Brazilian Indigenous movement were surprised last week by the news of the unexpected death of Macuxi artist Jaider Esbell, aged 41.

Más allá de la visibilización: Teatro en Sepia

Más allá de la visibilización: Teatro en Sepia

Teatro en Sepia (TES): La Compañía teatral Teatro en Sepia, fue creada en el 2010, por la directora y actriz Alejandra Egido. Trabaja desde las artes escénicas en pos de quebrar la histórica indiferencia y olvido de la presencia de los descendientes de esclavos en la Argentina, y de los afrodescendientes provenientes de migraciones pasadas o contemporáneas que habitan este territorio.

Online event: “Decolonising the Arts in Latin America: Anti-Racist Disruptors in the Art World”

Online event: “Decolonising the Arts in Latin America: Anti-Racist Disruptors in the Art World”

Wednesday 29 July 2020: an on-line conversation among Black and Indigenous artists and creative practitioners who are staking out new territory in the art world in Latin America, challenging art museums, cultural institutions, theatres and publishers in relation to questions of racism and racial difference.

Pandemic, Racism and Indigenous and Black Genocide in Brazil: Coronavirus and Extermination Policy

Pandemic, Racism and Indigenous and Black Genocide in Brazil: Coronavirus and Extermination Policy

Tragedies are always socially unequal and expose in a striking way historically constructed inequalities. Exposure to the new coronavirus and the treatment of its effects among human populations have been distributed extremely unevenly. While some people have had privileged access to medical care, other social groups disproportionately bear the negative effects, in a pattern structured by social classifications.