Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Feminismo | Feminismus | Feminism

[EN] Last week, the world celebrated the International Day of Women. Maybe it was because of that or perhaps it was just by coincidence that I came across these music videos in which feminist ideas seems to be the actual protagonist.
In Europe, it is often assumed that woman have already achieved equal rights and that the main concerns of traditional feminist theories are outdated. However, after a closer look at ourselves and the society we live in, we realize immediately that we are still living in a world in which social roles, rules and functions are assigned according to patriarchal mindsets. I find these three videos to be perfect conscious-raising examples that illustrate the importance of keeping up the public debate on gender equality.

The Knife - "A Tooth For An Eye" 

Beach House - "Wishes" - Directed by Eris Wareheim

Antony and the Johnsons - "Cut the World" - Directed by Nabil