Among the most striking murals in Zaragoza is the Jardín Nocturno (2017) by artist Arantxa Recio which pays tribute and draws attention to the sexist violence ― and the resistance ― endured by women in the Plaza de César Augusto. But such sexist violence exists everywhere, in everyday ordinary life situations. As I admire this mural, I love how it mirrors me within its frame, drawing me to reflect on the manner in which I use language that is either sexist or objectifies women.

Zaragoza, Spain
Camino Ignaciano | Historia Domus
Rinald D’Souza, 2018

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.