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What is the role of women in the production of information and knowledge?

What is holding back the agency of women? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life. However complex or varied the issues at hand may be, there…

Is there cooperation amongst women?

What is holding back the agency of women? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life. However complex or varied the issues at hand may be, there…

What needs to change for people to feel that contemporary art is theirs too?

Probing the possibilities of contemporary art, ultimately is a way for us to reflect on how our societies are constituted. We recall a concern raised by Nicène Kossentini. The Tunis-based artist, and participant in…

What have been the setbacks, and breakthroughs in the past decade?

What is holding back the agency of women today? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life. However complex or varied the issues at hand may be,…

Are there still places and spaces where women are not welcome?

What is holding back the agency of women today? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life. However complex or varied the issues at hand may be,…

What are the most pressing issues facing women, and women practitioners today?

What is holding back the agency of women today? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life. However complex or varied the issues at hand may be,…

In/Visible Voices of Women

Meritocracy within the art world, however idealised, has not yet materialised. The marginalisation of voices such as of women artists is a global reality, and the African context is no exception.The forces excluding women’s voices are complex and varied. Stemming from language-bias to socio-economic inequalities, from cultural stigmas, misogyny, gender-prejudice, centre/periphery dialectics and more.Additionally, at a moment in time where the African continent’s economies are earmarked for pover

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