Neo Muyanga speaking at March Meeting, Sharjah Art Foundation, 2019. Photo: Sharjah Art Foundation. Photo: Sharjah Art Foundation

Overview

Relations between men and women form the basis of our foundational myths of humanity. Such relations have also been instrumentalised for religious, economic and social reasons to the extent that definitions of gender and gender roles have come to define our histories, customs and values. These writers and artists all anchor their work within the contemporary moment, looking back in time towards what provokes and stymies attitude and stereotype.

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