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How does freedom dress?

Catherine, Ania and Mahboub, Samira (2014) How does freedom dress? Engenderings (03 Apr 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Cloth is a video art piece intended to contribute to an inter/intracultural conversation about women, identity, oppression, agency and freedom, as well as common (mis)representations thereof. The directors and performing artists, Samira Mahboub and Ania Catherine, both current postgraduate students at the LSE Gender Institute, envisioned film as a medium through which they could carry academic discourse to a wider audience via performance art – cloth is the result. As gender scholars with diverse backgrounds – Samira is a Muslim of German and Moroccan heritage, and Ania is a non-religious Hispanic American – they are interested in channeling their performance experience into projects that not only stimulate critical reflection, but also encompass a meaningful combination of art, academia, and politics.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/gender/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Gender Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Collections > LSE Engenderings Blog
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 11:08
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 15:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78647

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