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Sunfired Food Certification Course by Dr. Aris LaTham

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La Casa de Barro will be hosting a series of events with our guest The “Sunfired Gourmet” Grand Master Raw Food Chef Dr. Aris LaTham starting on 30th March till 8th April. Please check bellow for the full schedule.

Gourmet Ethical Vegetarian Raw Food Experience

6 Day / 36 Hour Sunfired Food Certification Course

This special course is designed for everyone, including health professionals, caterers, chefs, “health“conscious families, etc., who would like to awaken his or her dormant creative culinary energies, and have fun “not cooking” naturally. Sunfired Food replaces the stove, oven, microwave, pots and pans with the juicer, food processor, blender and dehydrator. It utilizes plant foods exclusively (i.e. fruits, vegetables, grains, flowers, nuts, herbs, spices, marine vegetation and rare/exotic edibles).

Special attention will be given to the principles, concepts and techniques for living, “whole” food preparation and presentation. Learn new skills and secrets for making incredibly delicious and nutritious dishes that are living artistic masterpieces, and taste as good as they look. Come in and learn an invigorating new world of fresh fun, with textures and colors that fully satisfy all the senses in higher levels of well-bein

The Sunfired Food Certification Course includes topics like:

* Rebuilding the Immune System with Enzyme Nutrition
* The Sunfired Philosophy of Living Foods
* Constructing a Personal Eating Plan
* Raw Food Therapy Protocols
* Seasonal Meal planning
* The Stove-less Kitchen
* Food Combining
* Sprouting
* Soups & Sea Vegetable Dishes
* Sunday Feast, Holiday Menu & Catering
* Salads, Dressings, Dips, Sauces & Spreads
* Main Course Recipes
* Power Juicing for Life
* The Fine Art of Seasoning
* And so much more…

The 2012 Second Edition of Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America acclaims: “…the raw food movement owes much to Dr. Aris LaTham, a native of Panama. He is considered to be the father of gourmet ethical raw foods cuisine in America. Dr. LaTham debuted his raw food creations in 1979, when he started Sunfired Foods, a live food company in Harlem, New York. In the years since, he has trained thousands of raw food chefs and added innumerable recipes to his repertoire.”

Dr. Aris LaTham was born in Gatun, Panama Canal Zone. He is a direct descendant of an African-Caribbean family of Culinary Griots, as well as vegetarian legacy bestowed by way of his Indian ancestry, who has become a world renown crusader in the area of wholesome foods. His linguistic and culinary interests have been shared with many diverse people throughout Africa, Asia, the Americas, Australia, the Caribbean and Europe. Dr. LaTham, also known as ‘The Sunfired Gourmet’, has been a strict vegetarian since 1970 and has eaten Sunfired Foods exclusively since 1976. He was voted one of the top vegetarian chefs in the USA by Vegetarian Times Magazine, and has been featured in Essence, Jamaican Eats, Vegetarian Gourmet, Health Quest, Upscale, UK’s Balance, and Japan’s Tarzan Fitness Magazines, amongst others.

Our schedule, notice that not too many places are available so reserve on time, for the course only 15 places are available.

Friday 30st March
Raw Food Facts and Guidelines with Dr. Aris LaTham
19:00 – 20:30 (Donation based evening)

Saturday 31st March**
Raw Vegan dinner and Q & A with Dr. Aris LaTham
18:30 – 23:30 (max. 20 p.)

Sunday 1st April**
‘Having Fun with Raw Foods’
Information Seminar and Brunch
15:00 – 18:00 (max. 20 p.)

Sunfired Food Certification**
2nd April – 7th April
(max. 15 p.)

8:00-11:00 First Session
11:00-13:00 (break)
13:00-16:00 Second Session

Saturday 7th April**
Juice Party
20:00 – 23:00

Sunday 8th April**
‘Big Feast’ with samples
14:00 – 18:00

**For more information about prices and reservations please contact us at rawvegandinners.lacasadebarro@gmail.com.

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Retracing Transnational African Methodism with Alanna Lockward

 

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ALLEN REPORT: RETRACING TRANSNATIONAL AFRICAN METHODISM

Monday November 6th from 19:00-22:00 at La Casa de Barro

A documentary written, directed and produced by Alanna Lockward
Cinematography by Peyi Guzmán

Music by Jorge Lockward and the AME Churches on location
Edited by Karim López

Additionaly Cinematography by Lanchel Brutus, William Córdova, Alanna Lockward, Tatiana Magloire

Winner of the production award Fonprocine 2013 of the Dominican Republic Film Commission (DGCINE). Nominated as best documentary Premios La Silla 2017.

A Co-production of Art Labour Archives, Amistad Films, Aurora Films and Master Media

Shot on location in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Germany, Namibia and the United States

Release Date June 03.2016
Length 76 min

As the first Dominican-Haitian documentary co-production, this film retraces the liberation legacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Namibia and the United States, its place of origin. These common narratives on struggles against enslavement and apartheid are told in three different languages (English, French, Spanish) in the voices of 19 interviewees. The AME Mother Bethel Church was founded by Bishop Richard Allen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1794, as the first protestant church ministered exclusively by former enslaved people. It became a legally incorporated denomination in 1816. Upon the request of the Haitian government, The AME sent 6,000 individuals to the island of Saint-Domingue between 1824-1826, two decades after this first Black Republic in the world came into being. The Haitian Revolution is an integral part of the history of the AME in the island and it is also crucial to note that Richard Allen was deeply involved in the logistics of this immigration, the most important one of the XIX Century in Dominican history.

In 1946, Marcus Witbooi, a descendant of anti-colonial Namibian national hero, Hendrik Witbooi, deserted the German Rhenish Mission and affiliated his congregation to the AME inspired by the historical liberation narratives and practices of this church. Later, AME members were instrumental in the liberation and independence of Namibia from South Africa.

With

Suzy Castor, Bishop David R. Daniels, Jr., Patrick Delatour, Prof. Dennis Dickerson, Elvire Douglas, Judy Justo Anderson, Johanna Kahatjipara, Alfred Kooper, Anilda Lockward de Brito, Pastor Francois-Albert Murat, Hans Christian Mahnke, Joel Mehu, Libertha Mutambu, Rubén Silié, Rev. Mark Tyler, Martha Willmore, Solomon Witbooi, Hon. Lucia Witbooi.

Bio

Alanna Lockward is a German-Dominican writer, journalist and filmmaker. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco in communication sciences and her master’s degree from the Institute for Art in Context of the Berlin University of Arts. Since 1996 she has produced, directed and conducted cultural television programs and has been a political reporter in the Caribbean region for major international companies. As a cultural critic Lockward has focused intensely on the moving image for more than a decade. In 2016 she premiered his first documentary film, “Allen Report. Retracing Transnational African Methodism “(FONPROCINE 2013), later nominated for the La Silla Awards (2017). This was the first Dominican film invited to the prestigious 24th New York African Film Festival (2017). Lockward’s Pan-Africanist investigative contributions in this first Dominican-Haitian documentary co-production have been recognized by the Dominican Academy of History as “… (A) rich history that connects the Black American of Samaná with such transcendent figures as Toussaint Louverture and Marcus Garvey” . Alanna Lockward lives and works in Berlin and Santo Domingo.

This film screening is accompanied by a Raw Vegan dinner.

Price: 40 euros p.p.

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Business as Usual

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A weekend with Jimini Hignett and Patricia Schor
 
Reading group Friday September 15th, Presentation Sunday 17th September.
 
Reading group 18:00 -22:00
Presentation 14:00-18:00
Price: 20 euros p.p.
 
(Raw-Vegan lunch is not included, the price is 25 euros, if you want to reserve a lunch please order beforehand)
 
Jimini Hignett works under the umbrella title – How To Go On – Making Art When Everything is All Fucked Up. Visual artist, writer, activist. One of her current activities include working as a volunteer ‘crisis-buddy’ for a refuge for trafficked women. For several years Hignett’s work has been concerned with the topic of prostitution. This work includes: Handle With Care video installation (with Patricia Kaersenhout) in Tropenmuseum Amsterdam and in Dakar, Senegal; Todo Sigue Igual solo exhibition in Museo de la Mujer, Buenos Aires; Un Quilombo Organizado lecture performance at Ex-CCDTYE-Olimpo, Buenos Aires.
 
Hignett: “As an inhabitant of this city, which generates such a large proportion of its income through the prostitution industry, the issue is one I feel compelled to tackle with my work, but it is an ongoing struggle to find ways to approach it as an artistic project… so many feminist controversies, so many complexities. How to make art from something this desolate, this vulnerable?”
Her book, Mulier Sacer, juxtaposes the fragile stories and photographs of women who have escaped from forced prostitution in the Netherlands, with pieces of writing from other authors. The title is taken from the Latin term Homo Sacer, one who is deprived of his or her full humanity, a non-citizen who does not enjoy the protection of the law and who can be killed without legal consequence.
The presentation Business As Usual, revolves around the theme of prostitution as a worldwide phenomenon promoted by an industry that earns huge sums of money from the use (abuse) of women’s bodies. Since the sexual revolution of the 1960/70’s the sex-industry has needed to counteract the change in attitude toward (the) female (body’s) autonomy. A moral stance toward prostitution was no longer tenable and the centuries-old assumption of male privilege and entitlement was under fire. The idea of the self-reliant, strong, independent, ‘so-free-that-I-choose-to-sell-my-own-body’ prostitute, perfectly fitted the sex-industry’s agenda. At the same time it made perversely clever use of the feminist principle of female autonomy whilst protecting the sex-industry’s interests.
 
In the Netherlands the sale of sex has been legal, if strictly regulated, since 1811, then, in 2000, the Dutch government introduced legislation to remove the prohibition on pimping and brothel-keeping. Cleverly packaged as part and parcel of a liberal, forward-thinking attitude toward sex in general, and the antipathy of prim moralism, this move corroborated the country’s dubious honour of being the torch-bearer for liberalised prostitution laws and consolidated its reputation as a centre for sex-tourism. The Dutch government, stubbornly blind to the ethically disastrous results of this legislation, has, despite evidence to the contrary, insisted on emphasising the success of this approach, encouraging other countries to follow suit.
 
Business as Usual juxtaposes stories and reflections, videos, texts and analyses, to thread through the haze of subtle propaganda concerning prostitution that permeates our day-to-day lives – imagery that promotes and reinforces the view of the prostituted woman as the ‘happy hooker’, whilst preventing us from seeing the very real pain and distress that exists behind this superficial, one-sided vision.
 
Note to the photograph:
 
In the centre of Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District there is a bronze statue portraying a prostituted woman standing in a door frame, her attitude is that of a strong, self-sufficient, so-called independent sex-worker. The statue is entitled Belle, and tourists pose to have their photograph taken with her. Here, visitors are invited to use a knife to carve a heart and their initials into the body of Hignett’s life-sized wooden replica – the act of carving one’s initials into her body is indicative of the very real pain suffered by the real women on display in the real windows of the world’s red light districts.
 
Belle Revisited was realised in La Plata in collaboration with Gabriel Pinero.
 
 
Window-dressing prostitution and the racialised female body
 
Patricia Schor
 
I will take Jimini Hignett’s work as a point of departure for reflecting on the racialised female body and prostitution. Placing Hignett’s book/video Mulier Sacer side by side with her exhibit Business as Usual supports thinking about the discrepancy between the representations of prostituted women by the Dutch tourism/sex industry -that relies on images of white women- and the actual prostituted women who have been victimised by traffic -who are also (and often) women of colour. I intend to reflect on the afterlife of slavery/colonialism that informs both the sex industry and the imaginations associated with white femalehood and femalehood of colour. In short I will be in conversation with Jimini Hignett and with the participants, on how white supremacist capitalist patriarchy (bell hooks) shapes the public imagination and the economy of prostitution in the Netherlands. This means necessarily discussing prostitution in the context of global migration and national (tourism) branding.
 
Patricia Schor is a Brazilian-born migrant to the Netherlands. She a scholar of Portuguese colonialism and racism, who has been working comparatively with Dutch colonialism and the afterlife of slavery in the Netherlands. She is an anti-racist intersectional feminist activist. For a selected list of her publications, see: https://uu.academia.edu/PatriciaSchor
 
For reservations please contact us at:
 
La Casa de Barro
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 199,
1012 DK Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 22 31 440
 
Email: rawvegandinners.lacasadebarro@gmail.com
 

Master Class on Decoloniality with Walter Mignolo

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Delights of the Golden Triangle

 

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Delights of the Golden Triangle
Presentation by Noriko Yabata

An afternoon of lecture, cooking demonstration and dining, that will bring you to the deep mountains of Southeast Asia, so called Golden Triangle.

Date : 11th June (Sun)
Time : 14:00 – 19:00
Venue : La Casa de Barro
Investment : 18 euro

The Golden Triangle is a vast area of Southeast Asia that overlaps the mountains of five countries: Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, and Southwest China.

This region is home to over 130 different cultural groups, who continue to live much as their first ancestors, maintaining their self- sufficiency in all ways. Truly, they live the ultimate organic lifestyle.
They keep their cooking area stocked with indigenous and seasonal ingredients that carry their ancestors’ wisdom for sustaining health, community and the environment. “Grandma’s tastes,” transmitted through generations, contain vital knowledge to survive in the region.


For the presentation at La Casa de Barro

1) Introduction of the Golden Triangle and the highlanders
– Climate and lifestyle
– Food culture

2) Cooking with the ingredients from the region
(vegan version, macrobiotic based = not raw)

3) Dining

4) Explanation of the highlanders’ current situation and solutions.

Since the 1960s, the modernization has been changing their lifestyle. It has changed not only the tastes (with white sugar and MSG) but the entire living conditions. Their ancestors’ knowledge doesn’t work in cash economy. Young people leave the mountain and seek jobs in cities, as cheap labors for 3D works (dirty, dangerous, demanding) at the bottom of society.

Now many of them in the mountain grow hybrid corn, which never makes enough money to have adequate life standard. To get out of the cycle of poverty, my suggestion to them is to convert to organic farming and learn about processed food, and connect themselves to contemporary organic food business as contract producers. In order to do so, encouraging next-business seekers, especially in the region, to invest to organic food industry is indispensable. I believe this is a task of us who live in rich countries where organic food industry is well developed and there are many successful business models in it 🙂

About the presenter

Studied movie production and drama directing in Tokyo.
Worked as a commercial video director for a Japanese video production company in Holland. Later became a freelancer and self-produced audiovisual documentations of the Hmong people in Northern Thailand.

* The documentary was selected for Woman’s Film & video Festival by stichting Mama Cash in Amsterdam (1998) and Bilan du Film. Ethnographic, by Musée de l’Homme in Paris (1999)

In 1997, started to practice Okido yoga in Amsterdam, then encountered macrobiotic and organic food movement.
2007, opened the first organic restaurant in Chiangmai, northern Thailand. In 2015, closed the restaurant and started research over the situation of the farmers in a region near border between Thailand and Myanmar.

Documentary
“From the Forest of Tigers and Sprits”
New Year of the Hmong people (1998)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-PxojRndq8&feature=youtu.be

PR video of a sample product from the region (2016)
created by Victor Picard
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-8gxfPUfuI

Please watch these video before joining the event

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Daughters of the Dust

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Daughters of the Dust is a 1991 independent film written, directed and produced by Julie Dash and is the first feature film directed by an African-American woman distributed theatrically in the United States. Set in 1902, it tells the story of three generations of Gullah (also known as Geechee) women in the Peazant family on St. Helena Island as they prepare to migrate to the north on the mainland.

The film gained critical praise, for its rich language, use of song, and lyrical use of visual imagery. The cast features Cora Lee Day, Alva Rogers, Barbara-O, Trula Hoosier, Vertamae Grosvenor, and Kaycee Moore and was filmed on Saint Helena Island in South Carolina. Noted for its lush visuals and non-linear storytelling, Daughters of the Dust was selected for the Sundance 1991 dramatic competition where cinematographer Arthur Jafa won the top cinematography prize.

In 2004, Daughters of the Dust was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”. Dash has published two books related to the film: Daughters of the Dust: The Making of an African-American Woman’s Film (1992), which includes the screenplay; and Daughters of the Dust: A Novel (1997), set 20 years after the events in the film. In 2016 the film was restored and re-released by the Cohen Media Group for its 25th anniversary.

Date: Sunday May 28th

Screening starts at 18:00- 20:00, then we will discuss the film.

La Casa de Barro organizes this screening together with Egbert Alejandro Martina.

Entrance free. Please make a reservation at:

La Casa de Barro
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 199,
1012 DK Amsterdam
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Business as Usual

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A weekend with Jimini Hignett and Patricia Schor

Jimini Hignett works under the umbrella title – How To Go On – Making Art When Everything is All Fucked Up. Before setting into her current existence as a visual artist, writer, activist, she has, in the past, earned money in a plethora of ways, from plumbing to street performing. Her current activities include working as a volunteer ‘crisis-buddy’ for a refuge for trafficked women, and DJ-ing and teaching tango.

Hignett: “The question of how to be an artist in the circumstances of today’s world is for me an ongoing struggle. Given the urgency of these times – the ecological catastrophe and the unchallenged rule of neoliberalism – can art have any significance, can it have a role as a tool for radical change for a better world? To quote from Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, “Without the possibility of action, all knowledge comes to one labelled ‘file and forget’, and I can neither file nor forget.” I believe in resistance, and although my gestures may not be grand, this underlies everything I do.”

For several years Hignett’s work has been concerned with the topic of prostitution. This work includes: Handle With Care video installation (with Patricia Kaersenhout) in Tropenmuseum Amsterdam and in Dakar, Senegal; Todo Sigue Igual solo exhibition in Museo de la Mujer, Buenos Aires; Un Quilombo Organizado lecture performance at Ex-CCDTYE-Olimpo, Buenos Aires.

Hignett: “As an inhabitant of this city, which generates such a large proportion of its income through the prostitution industry, the issue is one I feel compelled to tackle with my work, but it is an ongoing struggle to find ways to approach it as an artistic project… so many feminist controversies, so many complexities. How to make art from something this desolate, this vulnerable?”

Her book, Mulier Sacer, juxtaposes the fragile stories and photographs of women who have escaped from forced prostitution in the Netherlands, with pieces of writing from other authors. The title is taken from the Latin term Homo Sacer, one who is deprived of his or her full humanity, a non-citizen who does not enjoy the protection of the law and who can be killed without legal consequence.
More: www.HowToGoOn.com

The presentation Business As Usual, revolves around the theme of prostitution as a worldwide phenomenon promoted by an industry that earns huge sums of money from the use (abuse) of women’s bodies. Since the sexual revolution of the 1960/70’s the sex-industry has needed to counteract the change in attitude toward (the) female (body’s) autonomy. A moral stance toward prostitution was no longer tenable and the centuries-old assumption of male privilege and entitlement was under fire. The idea of the self-reliant, strong, independent, ‘so-free-that-I-choose-to-sell-my-own-body’ prostitute, perfectly fitted the sex-industry’s agenda. At the same time it made perversely clever use of the feminist principle of female autonomy whilst protecting the sex-industry’s interests.

In the Netherlands the sale of sex has been legal, if strictly regulated, since 1811, then, in 2000, the Dutch government introduced legislation to remove the prohibition on pimping and brothel-keeping. Cleverly packaged as part and parcel of a liberal, forward-thinking attitude toward sex in general, and the antipathy of prim moralism, this move corroborated the country’s dubious honour of being the torch-bearer for liberalised prostitution laws and consolidated its reputation as a centre for sex-tourism. The Dutch government, stubbornly blind to the ethically disastrous results of this legislation, has, despite evidence to the contrary, insisted on emphasising the success of this approach, encouraging other countries to follow suit.

Business as Usual juxtaposes stories and reflections, videos, texts and analyses, to thread through the haze of subtle propaganda concerning prostitution that permeates our day-to-day lives – imagery that promotes and reinforces the view of the prostituted woman as the ‘happy hooker’, whilst preventing us from seeing the very real pain and distress that exists behind this superficial, one-sided vision.

Note to the photograph:

In the centre of Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District there is a bronze statue portraying a prostituted woman standing in a door frame, her attitude is that of a strong, self-sufficient, so-called independent sex-worker. The statue is entitled Belle, and tourists pose to have their photograph taken with her. Here, visitors are invited to use a knife to carve a heart and their initials into the body of Hignett’s life-sized wooden replica – the act of carving one’s initials into her body is indicative of the very real pain suffered by the real women on display in the real windows of the world’s red light districts.

Belle Revisited was realised in La Plata in collaboration with Gabriel Pinero.

The exotic female other and the politics of looking in the Netherlands

Patricia Schor – La Casa de Barro, 2017

The archive of sexual regulations in the Dutch empire conditions the West European (male) gaze to the alien female body in contemporary Netherlands. This talk will address the racialization of the alien female body in the Netherlands – the niet- Westerse allochtoon constituted as a threat to European bourgeois respectability. I will briefly read from Stoler’s analysis of the condonance of concubinage in the Netherlands Indies and the stigma attached to mestizo children in the metropolitan territory. I will then explore the complex ways in which this colonial archive manifests itself today. This complexity emerges out of the enlacements between gender, class and race experienced by those female aliens at different locations in the line between black (abject but also desired) and white (civilised and aspired) in the Netherlands. I will talk about the alien female or exotic other. How is she coded through body, language and gesture/clothing – as indexes of race/origin, class and gender/sexuality? How is she “overdetermined from the outside” (Fanon) and how does she look back (hooks)?

Although informed by theory (but not only), the aim of this talk is to tease out a (non- theorerical) conversation that benefits from the knowledges and experiences of those present.

Reading materials

Stoler, Ann Laura. “Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers: European Identities and the Cultural Politics of Exclusion in Colonial Southeast Asia.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 34.3 (1992): 514-51.

hooks, bell. “The Oppostional Gaze: Black Female Spectators.” Black Looks: Race and Representation. Ed. South End Press Collective, 1992. 115-131.

Patricia Schor is a Brazilian-born migrant to the Netherlands. She a scholar of Portuguese colonialism and racism, who has been working comparatively with Dutch colonialism and the afterlife of slavery in the Netherlands. She is an anti-racist intersectional feminist activist. For a selected list of her publications, see: https://uu.academia.edu/PatriciaSchor

Event: 21st May 2017


Price: 25 euros p.p. (Raw-Vegan lunch is not included, the price is 25 euros, if you want to reserve a lunch please order beforehand, juices and other products will be available for purchase).

For reservations please contact us at:

La Casa de Barro
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 199,
1012 DK Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 22 31 440

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Rescate Femenino

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Tejer es aprender a hilar y deshilar, tejer es continuar y el tiempo cae cae                    Alguien tejió la red usando hilos de mar y calma de mujer y el tiempo cae cae            Tejer es conexión, celebración, cortejo con la vida
Tejer es la llave ancestral del conocimiento que se transmite de generación en  generación

Canción Colombiana de la Tradición de Tejedoras

Paula Andrea Muñoz es una medica ancestral que desde hace diez años esta dedicada al rescate de lo femenino por medio del tejido y de la ancestralidad que se transmite de generación en generación. Combinando terapias de barro con piedras preciosas como el ambar, aceites medicinales de su propia fabricación que vienen de su linaje familiar, desde una perspectiva puramente espiritual.

En este taller hablaremos del tejido como terapia espiritual del rescate a lo femenino con actividades lúdicas, donde las participantes recibirán los materiales para preparar su tejido y comenzar su sanación.

Event: 7 de Mayo del 2017

Precio: 40 euros por personas (solo para mujeres)
El taller sera en español.

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Ecofeminism

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Ecofeminism @ La casa de barro

A weekend with Wendy Harcout and Rosalba Icaza

Wendy:

Ecofeminism is a term I have had a life long love – hate relationship. At times I would fiercely argue against it. I did not want women to end up being responsible for the mess men had made for the world. But at the same time I have been often drawn by its appeal to other ways of seeing – of care and community and valuing the spiritual. Reflecting back on my life time engagement in feminism and environmentalism – in global debates at European women’s encounters, UN and World Social Forum, my time as a student activist in Australia, as a development worker in Italy and now as a teacher in the Netherlands – I realise that ecofeminism has shaped much of my world view. Given the environmental, social and political mess we are in right now in Europe, I feel more drawn than ever to the insights of ecofeminism. I am reengaging with the work of Val Plumwood, a feminist and philosopher in Australia. I am reflecting and learning about how technologies mediate our understanding of nature and culture. Our conversation at the Casa de Barro will explore how ecofeminism can inspire and guide ways for living with earth others, and in greater harmony with nature, learning to navigate modernity and capitalism and its damaging ways of being.

Wendy Harcourt is feminist scholar and activist, currently Associate Professor in Critical Development and Feminist Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University, The Netherlands. She has engaged many books and articles on the nexus of gender and environment and development, reflecting on her own practice as well as theory and policy of sustainable development. Her interest in ecofeminism comes from her Australian roots when as a student she was actively involved in many environmental campaigns. In Italy she has continued that interest as a member of the ecofeminist collective punti di vista (points of view) in Bolsena, Italy. The attached articles share more about her life long interest in ecofeminism.

Val Plumwood’s work the eye of the crocodile (2012) can be downloaded at http://press.anu.edu.au/publications/eye-crocodile

See also:

“Ecofeminism: An Overview and Discussion of Positions and Arguments,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 64, supplement 1, pp. 120–138
doi:10.1111/j.1527-2001.1991.tb00206.x JSTOR 3810030

(1991) “Nature, Self, and Gender: Feminism, Environmental Philosophy, and the Critique of Rationalism,” Hypatia, 6(1), March 1991, pp. 3–27
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00048402.1986.9755430

Rosalba Icaza is senior lecturer at the Institute for Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She has been involved in collaborative research initiatives dealing with the global governance of knowledge making and the practices of epistemic dissent and resistance that contest its numerous institutional expressions (e.g. Global and Regional governance of trade, NGOization of development agendas, global governance of sexual and reproductive health, etc.). She is currently part of the Transnational Network Other Knowledges (RETOS).

The weekend consists on a presentation/conversation between Wendy Harcout and Rosalba Icaza, followed by questions from guests, and Raw Vegan dinner.

If you are interest to take part in the reading group on Friday 21st please email us.

Event: 23 Abril 2017

Price: 40 euros p.p.

For reservations please contact us at:

La Casa de Barro
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 199,
1012 DK Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 22 31 440
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Los Hermanos Mayores del Corazon del Mundo

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Los Hermanos Mayores del Corazon del Mundo

(From the heart of the Earth to our younger brothers and sisters)

A story as introduction by Aldo E. Ramos to his encounter with Arahuacan culture followed by an Indigenous meditation workshop by Asdrubal Torres about Arahuacan cosmology from La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta Colombia. This workshop seeks to strengthen our ties to Mother Earth.

Asdrubal:
El metodo del taller se llama circulo de palabra con el ayu sagrado
y jornada de paz y dignidad, una profecia del condor y el aguila de la union de la famila para buscar el balance y la armonia con el universo…netamente espiritual. Peregrinaje.

Translation: The method of the workshop is called circle of words with the sacred ayu, and meeting of peace and dignity, a prophecy of the condor and the eagle of the union of the family in order to look for balance and harmony with the Universe… distinctly spiritual. Pilgrimage.

We are also collecting donations for the Arahuacan community to be able to recover/buy their own land back!

Event: 16 April 2016

From 15:00-19:00

Dinner starts at 18:00

Price: 35 euros p.p.

For reservations please contact us at:

La Casa de Barro
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 199,
1012 DK Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 22 31 440
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