‘Wall Sisters’: Feminist Street Art in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires has played host to a multitude of women’s marches, protests against gender violence, and calls for equality in recent years. For instance, October of 2016 saw women, along with the LGBTQ+ community, take to the streets in protest against sexual violence and crimes against women, which have increased by 78 percent since 2008 in Argentina. Look closely, and notice that the streets the protestors walk are lined with their own, silent protestations: feminist murals, and male street art painted in solidarity with the Feminist movement.

What is immediately striking about the work of feminist muralists working in Buenos Aires (such as Alice Pasquini, Cuore and the other ‘Wall Sisters’ or Hermanas Paredes) is the body positivity…

Original published: 2017-10-25 12:52:53 Read the full Buenos Aires News here


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