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Movimiento Jaguar Despierto presents
Mujeres y Rebeldía (Day)
Saturday 17 March
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
In a nutshell
A healing space led by Latin American women for all migrant women, to come together through workshops, films, discussion and dance.
As women, we feel constant risks in our personal lives. We face barriers and attacks on our psychological and physical well-being. Every year, around this date we come together with a deep wish to collect our energies and show gratitude for our daily struggle against gendered oppression and all types of oppression.
In this all-day event, we will bring to life the struggle of our grandmothers and mothers – by holding each other up through music, art, film and dance.
This space is for the women of our communities - a space to appreciate each other through art, oral histories and healing. Through our documentary and panel, we will the share knowledge and nurture the strength of the young women in our community as they learn from our elders. The day will end with a celebration of women’s struggles in the best latinx style.
We are here to support each other and hold the line for each other. This is a space we want to hold for you, for us – to recover us, to recover those spaces. Join us!
*We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and we welcome trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people who are significantly female-identified.
What to Expect
Workshop: Historias de Maiz/ Histories of Corn
A space to share oral histories of Maize, celebrating the history, mythology and the personal connection to this sacred crop. Led by Phaxsi Coca.
The workshop will have limited spaces, so you must confirm if you wish to attend the workshop by writing to the firstname.lastname@example.org requesting your place. Otherwise, places will be on a first come, first serve basis and those who can't attend the workshop will have to wait until the documentary and panel which will begin promptly at 3.30pm.
A Thousand Steps by Sin Fronteras - LAWRS
A short film by Latin American young women, reflecting on their dreams and experiences of migration.
Calls for Justice by Proyecto Quipu
Esterilizaciones forzadas: las voces de las afectadas
Followed by Q+A, with a panel including Movimiento Jaguar Despierto, LAWRS’ Sin Fronteras, London Latinx.
Movimiento Jaguar Despierto
Latin American migrants living in London who seek to raise awareness about the social issues facing our communities in the UK and back on our continent. From a point of decoloniality – we take creative action to affirm the right to life, land, water and culture.
Led by young Latin American women in London, we aim to produce art material for collective consciousness, for personal empowerment and to create social change. We are 14-21 year olds eager to break borders with our art and campaign work. Sin Fronteras- No Borders or limits to our dreams as migrant women.
With support from:
War on Want
What people are saying
'Movimiento Jaguar Despierto is about holding the space for migrant women and all women, through reflection, self-care and dancing!'
Why does Rich Mix matter?
'Rich Mix has become a go-to place for the Latin American community, in all its shades, shapes and nuances. It’s accessible, it’s political, it’s migration and community. This space holds countless hours of debate, learning, exchange and dance.'
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Things you should know
Suitable for all ages
This event is wheelchair accessible.