Respeto/Respect features photographs and trilingual text by 7 Maya women from two different ethnic-linguistic groups and non-traditional religions who are staff of the Chiapas Photography Project, and demonstrates Maya religious diversity and coexistence after decades of strife in the Chiapas, Mexico; these are values shared in common by Quakers and Maya/CPP. Issues also embedded in this exhibit include: indigenous and women’s rights and autonomy, post-colonialism, and decolonization.
Come hear Erica H. Adams, the curator of this exhibit, and General Mexican Consulate in Boston Emilio Rabasa discuss the project.
The event will take place on February 22 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the following address:
Brookline Public Library
Coolidge Corner – Meeting Room
31 Pleasant Street
Brookline, MA 02446