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Farida Yesmin, takes her inspiration from her lived experience as a woman in Bangladesh, where an anachronistic patriarchal society traps women in a mutual surveillance and control system that turns them into accomplices in their own oppression. Referencing instances from her childhood and
adult life in Bangladesh, she addresses issues of women’s freedom of speech and of their physical as well as psychic autonomy, in visually arresting performances that speak through her body; the body of a woman that has been through much turmoil and is in search of healing.

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