Online workshops begin for Cuerpos Gramaticales Sowing of Life Project – 7 May

Cuerpos Gramaticales is a Women’s project developed by Agroarte collective in Medellín, Colombia. The project migrated also to Barcelona and will now take place in Northern Ireland managed by lead partners Beyond Skin and Agroarte Colombia.

The project has been supported by Mid Ulster Council Good Relations. The first workshop 7th May will be in Spanish for the Colombian Diaspora community in Northern Ireland facilitated by the artist VaneMG. Workshops in Spanish and English will begin week commencing 11th May by members of Agroatre.

Please contact Lina Guzman  beyondskinoffice@gmail.com for more information.

Website: www.beyondskin.net/sowing-of-life

Promotional video: https://youtu.be/XHe38ws0Eew

This project will be a process of creative workshop and encounters with different women, and migrants groups, Agroarte young people from different diasporas and will end with a final ‘public performance’ during which the project’s participants are collectively “planting” themselves with flowers into the ground in a public place to create catharsis. See videos below. 

There is a depth to the project around Truth & Memory which will be facilitated by professionals. Participants who will get involved will design the whole process and decide their own reasons for taking part in the planting: healing, protest, a symbol of planting new family roots in the area, connecting with the land, letting go, starting a new life, forgiveness, celebrate their migration process, etc.

Beyond Skin – Creative Innovators in Peacebuilding:
“Enabling the Arts as the dialogue to assist the development of a more peaceful, equal and intercultural society free from racism & sectarianism.”

Belfast Carnival Centre, 11-47 Boyd Street, BT13 2GU
Tel: +447877756987

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