The project by Liza Mamali that seeks to reclaim the sacredness of the female body and celebrates the beauty and power of the female genitalia.
In many cultures, women’s bodies have been viewed as objects of shame and taboo. Women are expected to hide their bodies and keep them covered. This not only reinforces patriarchal control over women but also perpetuates the myth that women’s bodies are inherently shameful or dirty.
However, in recent years, there has been a movement towards recognizing the true worth and sanctity of women’s bodies.
Women’s bodies are unique and powerful vessels that carry life and sustain the human population. From the moment of conception to birth and beyond, a woman’s body goes through incredible changes and transformations. It is a temple that should be respected and treated with the utmost care and reverence.
The ‘Proud Vulvas’ project encourages women to embrace their bodies and their sexuality, without shame or fear of judgement. It empowers woman to take control of their own lives and assert their rightful place as equals in society. It is an important step towards achieving gender equality and ending the objectification and oppression of women.
This project challenges the societal taboos and shame associated with women’s bodies, and instead encourages women to embrace and appreciate their bodies without fear of judgment.
The ‘Proud Vulvas’ exhibition offers a range of experiences, including art, workshops, lectures, and interactive activities, all aimed at promoting body positivity, empowerment, and challenging societal norms surrounding women’s bodies.
In this exhibition, it is important to note that a significant portion of the art showcased is created by the talented artist, Liza Mamali, through the innovative process of fashion waste recycling. Liza Mamali has skillfully repurposed discarded materials from the fashion industry, transforming them into captivating masterpieces. Her artwork not only demonstrates her creative prowess but also serves as a powerful statement about sustainability and the environmental impact of fashion. By using fashion waste as her medium, Liza Mamali invites viewers to reconsider the value of materials and encourages us to adopt more responsible practices within the industry.
The exhibition for the ‘Proud Vulvas’ project is open from June 11th to June 14th, with opening hours from 21:00 to 01:00.
The schedule for the exhibition includes various activities and events:
-Opening Day June 11th Sunday at 21:00-
– Pop-up stand by Debi Oulu: There will be a pop-up stand offering chocolate and ceramic vulvas, created by Debi Oulu.
– VJ show by Barbara Kisil on June 12th: Barbara Kisil will present a virtual reality show, exploring the alternate realities.
-June 12th Monday-
– Bodypositiveness lecture by Elena Rydkin on June 12th at 21:00: Elena will deliver a lecture on body positivity, promoting self-acceptance and self-love.
– Handpoke tattoos by Jimmy Tattoo: Jimmy Tattoo will be offering handpoke tattoos featuring women empowering symbols.
-June 13th Tuesday-
– Workshop with Liza Mamali on June 13th from 21:00 to 23:00: Liza Mamali, the creator of the project, will host a workshop, providing an opportunity for participants to engage with her artistic vision and explore the themes of the project.
-June 14th Wednesday-
– Vulvas coloring session on June 14th from 21:00 until the end. Participation fee 30 NIS, the book and coloring materials are included. There will be an activity involving coloring vulvas from Debi Oulu’s “Talking vaginas” coloring book, allowing participants to express their creativity and celebrate the female body.
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