We are an artistic movement founded on the idea of using theatre to be an instrument in the fight for the realization of womens human rights.
We Are She: No Soundbites
Co-Artistic Director Jason Jeremias remarks for a grassroots discussion regarding coalition building for women’s rights. Moderator: Can you talk about the rippling of this new wave of feminism and women’s rights… Jason J: First, let me say it’s not rippling, women have always been surging and like the great Palestinian spoken word poet Rafeef Ziadah, “No soundbites.” It has been pointed out
“I’m from ‘Price of Silence’, the global performing arts collective for women’s rights. We are here because campus impunity towards sexual violence is epidemic throughout this country, and it is another component of gender apartheid. We have to confront and get rid of this issue more so we can start teaching boys in college to learn the dangers of misogyny and what that means in terms of campus culture. Because campus culture shouldn’t be rape culture.”Actress at Price of Silence, student at Purchase College Eden Ferrer
“Our main reason for being out here is to make a lot more action happen and less talk about this issue, because talk isn’t getting us anywhere.”