Led by: Bronwyn Jones, Editor at K2.0
At a time when some bodies are privileged and some repeatedly excluded, the very body itself becomes a medium of questioning, challenging and protesting against the paradigms.
When the strong and the powerful get to control bodies, especially those in the margins — the bodies of those that reject such control mobilize. In societies that frequently dismiss the experiences of disregarded bodies, activism and rebellion are chosen as the paths forward.
In streets filled with people, the efforts to delegitimize certain bodies are faced with opposition. Firm and loud, with their bodies upfront, the guest speakers in this talk have resisted and have shifted how the body — and with it, freedom — is spoken about, as well as who makes those decisions.
How are their bodies intertwined with the ways through which they have chosen to resist? How are their responses toward efforts to limit the body shaped? What informs their protests and how they mobilize?
We’ll discuss these questions, and many more, with:
Come along and talk with us.
After the talk, our bodies will get to feel the beat of the Funky Villains, who will play from 20:00 – 22:00.