Feminicide and the Pedagogy of Violence
An Essay on Exile, Coloniality and Nature in Third Feminism
Our body, a territory free of violence Women Meeting in Medellin, 2013
I’ve been driving a dialogue between landscape and the female body (based on my own silhouette). I think this has been a direct result of having been torn from my homeland (Cuba) during my adolescence. I am overwhelmed by the feeling of having been thrown from the womb (nature). My art is the way I reset the ties that bind me to the universe. It is a return to the maternal source. Through my sculptures earth / body I become one with the earth. I become an extension of nature and nature becomes an extension of my body. This obsessive act of asserting ...