O Quilombismo - Exhibition

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Of Resisting and Insisting. Of Flight as Fight. Of Other Democratic Egalitarian Political Philosophies

With your Festival Ticket you will also be able to explore HKW’s O Quilombismo Exhibition.

Interwoven into the Festival is the exhibition O Quilombismo is an exhibition and research undertaking. Inviting artists, activists, scholars, and people from other walks of life to imagine new forms of cultural and political resistance through diverse emancipation projects, past and present.


The quilombos are defined as communities created by escaped and emancipated enslaved people, as societies of ‘fraternal and free reunion, or encounter; solidarity, living together, and existential communion’.


Let yourself be inspired and educated by what happens when populations refuse to submit to European colonization and find new forms of statehood, organization, culture and art.


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