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Streets: Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada –“Terrestrial Series / Mama Cash” (Amsterdam)

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Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada was recently invited to Amsterdam to work on a piece for the International Human Rights Day that helped to launch Vogelvrije Vrouwen (Defend women who defend human rights!). This campaign raises awareness to the plight of Mesoamerican women who are illegally targeted and terrorized for defending human rights in that region and was commissioned by feminist foundation Mama Cash. The large-scale land portrait that spanned almost two football fields (created with the help of 80 volunteers) is part of the Cuban American artist's ongoing Terrestrial Series. He states - "I chose to use fertile soil to create this piece as a metaphor for what can come forth from the vision of these women if it is respected and allowed to bring about change." Take a look at the video below as well as some in progress photos... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIheFLQ_WSI

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