Violence against Women with Disabilities

Violence against Women with Disabilities

Installation. Work in progress 2013-2015. Exhibited in Joensuu 2013, Nurmijärvi 2015.
Short Film about the installation in Gallery Toivo.
3:18 min. Subtitles: English & Finnish.

A woman with disability is often abused by the very same people that should enable her self-determination and increase the sense of security. That´s why the violence against women with disabilities is a taboo. It is seldom brought out in the open and wanted to be seen.

Due to the feedback 2015, the newspaper Nurmijärven Uutiset held a vote, whether this installation is suitable for public space.
YLE Kulttuuri article, when this installation participated Joensuu Parafest 2013 and YLE Pohjois-Karjala interview.

More Short Films about this theme:
Tea Bags.
Sacrifising Dignity.

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