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Globe Aroma & Hana Miletić - ‘txt, Is Not Written Plain, draft 4’ (2017)

The audio and textile installation is a result of an extensive collaboration between a group of women of the Brussels open art house Globe Aroma and artist Hana Miletić. The works consists of handmade felts and written poetry, recited by the participants. Wool felting is one of the oldest handmade forms of textile work. It doesn't require any other instrument than your hands. The poetic texts are free associations of words inspired by the process of felting and the plasticity of (the) language itself. There is a micropolitcal dimension to this diversity of hands and voices, which poetically reflects the technique of felting.

Hana Miletić on ‘La conférence des femmes, Naïrobi 1985’ (1985, 60’) by Françoise Dasques
This documentary is an incredible testimony of feminisms in plural.’’

The film documents the third International Women’s Conference in Nairobi in 1985, which ran in parallel to the official UN conference. The alternative conference of women’s movements and non-governmental organizations was attended by 14.000 women, activists and feminists from mainly non-Western countries. During the course of ten days, they discussed diverse political issues like peace, development, Apartheid, Islam, lesbianism, violence and sexual mutilation, the relationship between Israel and Palestine,… (source: Centre Audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir)