The Personal is Political
HeEre is the whole scheudle of the day:
4:30-5:30 pm - The Personal is Political Body Movement Workshop
Gender and Performance in Everyday Life: a theatre and movement workshop by Sukriti Khurana. Through this workshop, the participants will be encouraged to look at how gendered bodies are constructed in the performance of everyday and how we develop and interrogate different meanings around our bodies through performance practices in everyday life. Specifically, we will analyze how body and gender are regulated, reinforced, reworked, and subverted through embodied modes of performance. The facilitators also wish to borrow Butler’s concept of gender performativity and explore questions like what is gender? What is the difference between gender and sex? Alongwith theoretical and conceptual discussions the workshop will consist of activities that will unpack core concepts of gender through the lens and medium of performance. Through ice-breakers, improvisations, group activities, video screenings and reflections participants will be encouraged to create a small culmination piece during the process of the workshop.
6:00-6:45 pm - Movie Screening ‘Warriors of Light’ Voices from Manipur
Stories of Women Peace workers from Manipur followed by a discussion on the role of women and peace building.
7:00-8:00 pm - Urban Turban a play by Aagaz Trust
A physical theatre piece with 5 female actors from Aagaaz (13-17 years of age) directed by Dhwani Vij, is an exploration of group of identities- how I see myself from inside vs how the world sees me from outside, relationship of my body with my home vs the spaces outside and sharing of the worldview of a Muslim girl from Nizamuddin (religion, gender and class).
It is a devised , ensemble piece best played in Intimate spaces. The performers perform themselves. The play looks at gender beyond the need to educate and beyond our notions of conservative communities.
The whole day - Exhibition 1325
Exhibition on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 curate by Peace Women (PWAG) and STEP trust.
There is NO entry fee.
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