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Teresa Maria Diaz Nerio in a yellow jumpsuit dances whist a B&W film plays
20 April 2013
Tramway

Ni ‘mamita’ Ni ‘mulatita’

Teresa María Díaz Nerio

A performed film lecture exploring how the ‘Rumberas’ of Caribbean cinema of the 40’s and 50’s subverted demeaning images of themselves through dance, sound and a sociality that insisted on blackness as being a cultural performance, not simply due to skin colour.

Episode 4: Freedom is a Constant Struggle