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10 or so questions to ask yourself before making art about a group you don't ... Controversy swirled around the Montreal Jazz Fest this year with the production of SLĀV, a musical created by two white artists described as "a theatrical odyssey based on slave songs. " The play spawned protests, led some artists to rethink their participation in the festival and ended up being cancelled today.

On her personal Facebook wall, Montreal musician and artist Hanorah wrote a thoughtful guide for artists on how to approach other cultures in your work on culturally or socially heavy subject matter. We asked her to adapt it for CBC Arts. Depending on who you ask, the issue of cultural appropriation can be confusing and frustrating. This can become particularly tricky when it comes to art and artists. As artists, we like to think we have the freedom to dip into any arena of life for the sake of our expression.

Similar questions are now being asked in Montreal around the production SLĀV by artist Betty Bonifassi and director by Robert Lepage. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 8 Signs Your Yoga Practice Is Culturally Appropriated – And Why It Matters. Vers une pratique féministe du yoga. Entrer dans un studio de yoga à Montréal, c’est souvent pénétrer dans un univers très homogène, de femmes cisgenres [1], jeunes, blanches, hétéronormées [2], minces, en situation de non-handicap, généralement avec un haut niveau d’éducation et d’une classe sociale relativement aisée. Parfois, un bouddha, complètement décontextualisé, vous accueille à l’entrée, attestant de « l’authenticité » du lieu, qui sera plus tard confirmée par l’utilisation de formules en sanskrit, généralement non expliquées.

D’un point de vue féministe intersectionnel, c’est-à-dire lorsqu’on considère que le féminisme doit s’adresser à toutes les femmes, voire à tous les groupes minorisés [3] et discriminés, le yoga tel qu’il est généralement pratiqué apparaît comme un espace profondément excluant, reposant sur l’utilisation à des fins de marketing de plusieurs aspects stéréotypés d’une culture, ce qu’on appelle l’appropriation culturelle. Avant de poursuivre, je trouve important de me situer. Capitalisme. La Problématique De L'appropriation Culturelle | L'Écho Des Sorcières. [Cet article est une traduction de « What’s Wrong with Cultural Appropriation?

These 9 Answers Reveal Its Harm »] Donc vous venez d’arriver à une soirée d’Halloween. Vous pensez porter un costume d’enfer, mais à la place de vous complimenter, quelqu’un vous dit que votre costume est de l’appropriation culturelle. Et vous pensez que cette accusation est ridicule. Vous ? Vous n’aviez pas d’intentions haineuses, donc vous ne voyez pas comment cela pourrait avoir un impact négatif. Si vous vous demandez quel est le problème à propos de l’appropriation culturelle, je vais vous l’expliquer. Poursuivez la lecture pour quelques explications sur pourquoi les gens pourraient s’énerver si vous empruntez quelque chose d’une autre culture. Ce qu’est l’appropriation culturelle (et ce que ça n’est pas) Pour faire court : l’appropriation culturelle, c’est lorsque quelqu’un adopte des aspects d’une culture qui n’est pas la sienne.

En d’autres termes, le contexte compte. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Est-ce un blanc ? 6. 7. Appropriation vs. Appreciation. When it comes to wearing or designing fashion based on other cultures, it’s hard to know if you’re being tacky, cool, or offensive. The dangers of cultural appropriation go beyond offending people, appropriation continues patterns of disempowering groups that are already marginalized. Looks shouldn’t be THAT important. Ideally, we can feel cute while empowering people with what we wear.

Well, before you put on that bindi, kimono, “street wear” or adorn yourself with cornrows, a headdress or turban, here are some easy questions to ask yourself: #1. What culture does this style reference, and what is my relation to that culture? The most important thing to keep in mind, is that you’re part of a global community, so whether you mean it or not, what you wear has meaning connected to that global context. If the item in question finds its origins in a culture you’re not a part of, move onto question 2. #2. Cute! Mohammed Fayaz YOU'LL LIVE WITHOUT IT IF YOUR ANSWER IS: “To be sexy!”

#3. Rep it! Cultural Appropriation In Beauty Stylist Video. Produced by Elisa Kreisinger and Julia Pitch, Shot by: Kenny Wu, Sound: Charles Cann, PA: Whembley Sewell It's been a whirlwind year for Instagram star and all-around bad gal Sanam. From rocking her unique aesthetic to an adoring social media crowd to making a starring appearance in Rihanna's "BBHMM" music video, the Desi beauty is on one helluva roll. Amidst all that fame and glory, though, Sanam has managed to set herself apart in other ways than just being RiRi's BFF — from being an outspoken supporter on building confidence and embracing your cultural heritage as well as starting a dialogue around cultural appropriation.

She's basically a life coach, but with way more tattoos and a killer cat-eye. We sat down with Sanam to talk about her style, how she finally learned to love her culture, and why she's not cool with your egregious bindi accessorizing. The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation.