Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Revolutionary Art


After 15 years of the Caracoles and JBGs, “Zapatista Hope” continues

Altamirano, Chiapas, August 9, 2018 The smiles of the grandparents, the reflection of the women, the curious looks of the children are images that stand out at the Zapatista CompArte Festival 2018. “Our Caracoles are flourishing.” “Our struggle is not…

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The play on the Zapatista court

By: Daliri Oropeza* A group of young women with ski masks collectively recite poems mixed with dance, slogans that make petals fly, fans raising corn, all in different circular formations, then linear, which encompass the space of the basketball court….

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Join us for CompArte III: The Springtime of the Peoples

DEAR FRIENDS! The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to the third annual CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival, being held on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00-5:00pm at the Omni Commons community center, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, in Oakland. This year’s gathering is…

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Counter-tendencies of the US decline

By: Raúl Zibechi In periods of global systemic chaos it’s easy to confuse reality with desires, even more so when there are authentic facts that give rise to thinking that what we desired for a long time seems to be…

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Zapatista Moon Screening

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The end of democratic societies in Latin America

By: Raúl Zibechi Scene 1: Weeks ago, a cultural center of Munro, a place in the northern zone of Buenos Aires, presented the Orquesta Típica Fernández Fierro, one of the more potent tango bands in current Argentina. At a certain…

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ART, RESISTANCE AND REBELLION ON THE NET

A Call to join the cybernetic edition of CompArte  “Against Capital and its Walls, All the Arts” July 2017 Compañeroas, compañeras and compañeros of the Sixth: Artist and non-artist sisters and brothers [hermanoas, hermanas and hermanos] of Mexico and the…

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Zapantera Negra

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CompArte is happening at CIDECI

COMPAÑEROS of the CIDECI-UNITIERRA ANNOUNCE THAT the COMPARTE FESTIVAL IS ON San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico July 8, 2016 To all of the artists participating and attending CompARTE: To the national and international Sixth: Brothers and sisters: We send…

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EZLN: The CompARTE Festival and Solidarity

Compañeroas of the Sixth: Artists from the five continents: Teachers in Resistance: As you know, we have decided to suspend our participation in the CompArte Festival. Of course, for those who know how to read carefully, we didn’t say that…

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