Dreams become Architecture

Congratulations to our co-working architects Sofia Enqvist and Anna Larsson who recently graduated from the School of Architecture in Stockholm, Sweden. During their final thesis they worked closely together with Dadas Connect to find the answer on how Dream become architecture, Through the eyes of a woman. A special thank you to our own Patricia…

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WOUNDS OF HOPE

By Ritah Anindo Talk of desperation, Talk of hope, talk of stigma, talk of loneliness; this is what runs in the mind of an adolescent mother; the context of motherhood is highly valued across cultures but for an adolescent girl, the value consequence a price to pay, unlike the father of the child she has…

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DIALOGUE IS OUR WEAPON

Author; Evelyn Odhiambo Recently the plague of suicide and femicide amongst the young people has hit the nation with the hardest clob. The trending tragedy of deaths and suicide is alarming. It feels like the societal value for life is extinct. Many young people face numerous challenges and especially in this dynamic society where flashy…

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#ThroughTheEyesOfaWoman is created to collect women’s perspectives, narratives, and experiences of the city. 

#ThroughTheEyesOfaWoman is a platform to discuss gender equality through art.

#ThroughTheEyesOfaWoman is an initiative by creatives, using art as a tool for empowerment of women.

 

CITY

Historically, and in a large extent still today, our cities are designed and built by men. How would our cities look like if they were built by women? Would they look the same? What would be different? The world is urbanizing quickly. In 2016, an estimated 54.5 per cent of the world’s population lived in urban…

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ART

“Through the eyes of a woman” use ART to showcase and interpret the perspectives of, and by, women. We believe art is a powerful tool to engage young people and provide them with direction and perspectives to transform conflict into creativity, adversity into opportunity, oppression into expression and subsequently inspire positive change. Through the eyes…

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EMPOWERMENT

Empowerment of women is part of a democracy-building process that generates equal rights between women and men. Increasing the number of girls in activities using art as means of social transformation provides skills within communication, creativity, problem solving, teamwork and leadership. “Through the eyes of a woman” seeks to create arenas for collaboration and mobilization…

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