Gender relations

Skuxlejal antsetik (Life of women)

Five women, creators of art, (a) tackle the issues that weigh down and lift the women of the Tsotsil-Maya and Zoque-speaking communities of Chiapas, Mexico. The image of the braid comes to mind; with lines of argument (1) socialization and repression, (2) the strangely liberating autonomy of feminine spaces in traditional cultures and (3) the new construction of the original woman, as expressed in art and in life.
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