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.
Category: Indigenous people
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.
CARLA has just published a new audio podcast (with English subtitles), in which the members of the Indigenous hip hop group, Eskina Qom, from Argentina, talk about their music and experiences and anti-Indigenous racism.
The myth of a white Argentina is as powerful and persistent as it is false. However, also powerful and long-standing are the challenges to this common-sense understanding.
Reflexionamos sobre la dificultad de discutir el racismo en Argentina, y revisamos las múltiples experiencias desde las que les artistas entrevistades aquí despliegan prácticas antirracistas.
We will be holding an on-line conversation between Black and Indigenous artists based in Latin America and in the United Kingdom who have been staking out new territory in the art world, widening the discussion about questions of racism and racial difference in the domain of art and culture.
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.
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.
By Jamille Pinheiro Dias It’s my 37th birthday, and I’m seventy days into social isolation in my hometown. Being from Belém has gifted me with a taste for the wonders of brega popular music, a knowledge of traditional herbal baths and an ability to cope with extreme...
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.