Katie Kheriji-Watts

Françoise Vergès : “The art world thinks of itself as progressive, but there are structural problems"

Françoise Vergès : “The art world thinks of itself as progressive, but there are structural problems"

In this episode, host Katie Kheriji-Watts speaks with Françoise Vergès - co-founder and president of the Paris-based collective Décoloniser les Arts - about her life at the intersection of art, activism and scholarship. They talk about her formative early years in Réunion and Algeria, the fight against racism and misogyny in the French cultural sector, and the complex politics of (in)visibility. mentioned in this episode : Françoise Vergès on Twitter & Facebookhttps://twitter.com/phamthikanghttps://www.facebook.com/francoise.vergesDécoloniser les Arts on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/decoloniserlesarts  Décolonisons les Arts - 2018 book (in French)https://www.arche-editeur.com/livre/decolonisons-les-arts-638Voix/Voies entravées - 2020 book (in French) http://www.editionskime.fr/publications/n-54-voix-voies-entravees-percees-emancipatricesPoints of Entry can be found online at :  http://www.pointsofentry.comhttps://www.instagram.com/pointsofentryif you enjoyed this episode, would you please consider subscribing, rating, or leaving a review ? it takes less than a minute and really makes a difference for independent productions like this one. thanks ! 

Duration: 41 min

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