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Women, Life, Freedom
May 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 29, 2023
(Kurdish: Jin, Jiyan, Azadî, ژن، ئازادی ژیان ) or Woman, Life, Freedom is a popular political Kurdish slogan used in both the Kurdish independence and democratic confederalist movements. The slogan became a rallying cry during the protests that occurred as a response to the death of Mahsa Amini.
In Iran, cutting hair is a symbolic gesture rallying rebels against the Islamic regime. In making photographs of these women while cutting their hair, the artist wanted to show their sadness and frustration about this regime.
Exhibition Opening Reception – May 6th 6PM-9PM
Artscape Weston Commons