Lideresas: what if women ruled the world? - PHmuseum

Lideresas: what if women ruled the world?

Ana Amado

2018 - Ongoing

Madrid, Spain

The enormous inequality between men and women, especially in positions of responsibility and leadership, remains overwhelming. Great strides have been made, but much remains to be done. This imbalance becomes even more evident in the older women, especially those over 60, the large absentees in command posts. Although they continue to play an essential role as a support for families, taking care of grandchildren, husband and other elderly people, however, for society, they are invisible. This project aims to return the look towards them. For this, we have recreated and turned iconic or very recognizable photographs where male leaders are shown, in any area of society: politics, science, arts, religion ... any field, really. By flipping the images, the new protagonists are "Las Lideresas de Villaverde", a group of older women from a working class neighborhood in Madrid, who together develop activities that seek to give voice and light to women in society.

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