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My First Joycy Fashion Art Exhibit at citizenM - societyM

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My First Joycy Fashion  Art Exhibit at citizenM - societyM

Africanité, Créolité, Mondialité: From a single to the multiple identity Joycy Paixão Fortes Ancestral capeverdean fashion artiste who speaks 8 languages and loves to travel the world My first fashion + art exhibit is a fact! And I couldn't have asked for a better location than societyM at citizenM! A creative space that is inspiring both for travellers and entrepreneurs as you can book this meeting room as well. This collection is inspired by the martinican writer Édouard Glissant's book called: Négritude, Créolité, Mondialité: When Poetry and Politics Go Hand in Hand. The people in the French caribbean at first only identified...

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Say it with HeART: Cabo Verde COOLtura, Fanm FORTES, Gente de Toda Cor

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Say it with HeART: Cabo Verde COOLtura, Fanm FORTES, Gente de Toda Cor

From a Single to a Multiple Identity  Joycy Paixão FortesAncestral capeverdean fashion artiste who speaks 8 languages and loves to travel the world  Music, culture & storytelling are at the heart of my art and my creations are a vehicle for cultural celebration, education and joy. I'm Capeverdean and I'm proud of where I'm from and the diversity my culture represents. I grew up in a place where I faced a lot of racism, people telling me to 'integrate' or leave. "We don't integrate, we recreate" - Yara Shahidi I don't believe in integration because it's assimilation and I'm not...

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Africanité, Créolité, Mondialité Collection

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Africanité, Créolité, Mondialité Collection

From a single to the multiple identity Joycy Paixao FortesAncestral capeverdean fashion artiste who speaks 8 languages and loves to travel the world  This collection is inspired by the martinican writer Édouard Glissant's book called: Négritude, Créolité, Mondialité: When Poetry and Politics Go Hand in Hand. The people in the French caribbean at first only identified with their african identity (Négritude) and Glissant invented the notion of antillanité (Créolité) as a new anchor point for Caribbean identities. The martinican writer was also a visionaire as he sensed the effects of globalization which represents the modern's world mixity (Mondialité). Where once upon a...

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