International Women’s Day w/ Said Dokins

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On occasion of the Commemoration of the International Working Women’s Day Said Dokins wanted to share with everyone two murals that contribute to honor women’s social struggle. The first one is in the city of Coachella, California, for the “Coachella Walls” Festival, with the support of Date Farmer and the curated by Med Sobio, co-curator in 2011 of the annual “Wynwood Walls,” with developer Tony Goldman. The theme Coachella Walls is working on this year is “American Women: An Homage to the Women of the Americas”. 

 

In this mural he inscribes the names of some collectives and organizations lead by women, seeking and fighting for the defense of their human rights in Mexico and Latin America. He included the First Feminist Congress of Yucatan of 19191, the Movement of Women Liberation of the seventies, the fight of Zapatists Women in Chiapas, Comité Eureka of Mexico (Comité Pro-Defensa de Presos, Perseguidos, Desaparecidos  y  Exilados  Políticos), the ANFASEP in Peru (National Association of   Families of Kidnapped, Detained and Disappeared of Peru), the collective “Las Comadres” in El Salvador (Comité de Madres Arnulfo Romero), the movement Ladies in White in Cuba (Las damas de blanco), the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina (Madres de la Plaza de Mayor), the Mothers of Heroes and Martyrs in Nicaragua (Las madres de héroes y mártires), among other women social fighters in Latin America. 

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