March 25, 2018 . Madrid, SP

Parque Casino de la Reina

Yo Soy Somos [I am, we are] participates in the day ¡La cancha es nuestra! [The court is ours!] which takes place at Parque Casino de la Reina in Lavapiés district, Madrid. It is an open, mixed space, an artistic-political collective action organized by immigrant and racialized collectives that occupy the public space with their non-white and diasporic bodies, with aesthetics and looks. The exhibition was made with the support of Alianza por la Solidaridad.

Yo Soy Somos [I am, we are] is a travelling street exhibition of migrant women who face the consequences

Madrid City Council

June 05, 2018

‘Yo Soy Somos’ representa a las mujeres migrantes

About Yo soy somos

Yo Soy Somos [I am We are] is a project led by a dozen women, neighbors of Madrid. With their personal, collective, local and global stories they bring us closer to their often invisible reality. Starting from an approach that moves them away from the prejudices and stereotypes to which they are usually subjected, through ‘Yo Soy Somos’, we want to know more about these women who do not normally appear in the media or public spaces, but who have been living together in our society for many years and contributing initiatives for change and social transformation.
The work consists of a newspaper/exhibition in which the photographs are accompanied by various texts about migrant women and an exhibition in large photographic blocks. The narrative is constructed through photographs from the personal archives of the protagonists and their portraits taken by Angélica Dass, the project’s artistic director.

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