[act-ma] 5/18 Reception for Afro Cuban Activist Artist Mirna Padrón Dickson at Encuentro 5

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Tue May 16 06:30:33 PDT 2017


*Reception for Afro Cuban Activist Artist /Mirna Padrón Dickson/*

***Encuentro 59A Hamilton Place (Near Park St.)*

***/Th/ursday, May 18^th 7 PM*

*Black cuban women, feminists, cultural promoters, Popular educators, 
/Mirna Padrón Dickson and Diarenis Rosa Calderon Tartabull direct an 
/Independent artistic-social project MirArte Diadia (2009-present). *

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*Agents of change and social transformation,* *they travel with 
Political Education in Human Rights and the Culture of Peace, with a 
gender perspective, differential and intersectional approach.*

*They operate in community spaces, to demonstrate dissimilar patriarchal 
attitudes, racism and sexism.They want* to *break* up *the relationship 
between the various communities that represent the status quo and their 
relationship of solidarity with all affirmative practices.*

*Goals:*

  * *Curatorial work processes, exhibition management, to lesser known
    artists and creators who demonstrate through visual anthropology the
    influence of Africa and its diaspora in folk / traditional culture
    of Cuba, its relationship with the Caribbean and the Americas.*
  * *To use the concepts and methodology of popular education to achieve
    these goals.*

    *Link to flyer with picture of the artist and her work. *
    *https://www.dropbox.com/s/wmnd4elom3iz8iw/Reception%20for%20Afro%20Cuban%20Activist%20Artist.doc?dl=0*

*www.july26.org*



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