CocoEva Luz Alcazar is an educator, activist and artist from La Paz, Bolivia. Her work is based on the pedagogy of Paulo Freire, creative expression in all forms, advocacy for intersectionality in social justice, and somatic awareness.
Women who walk with tigers and hummingbirds
By virtue of living inside a system that is built to undermine your body, objectify and dismember your beauty, chastise and fearfully funnel your power into exploitative ducts, imbibe your soft and essential waterfalls until only barren spaces are left, bury your fiery and exact flame into caskets of underpaid production and mandated reproduction, you, my dear, are my inspiration. When I say you, I am asking every womxn identifying body to look in the mirror. That is, precisely, the you I mean. It is impossible for me to choose just one of you. For I know that my life as a woman is inextricably interlaced with yours- meaning all of us. So, let me honor all of us.