The Shut Up Society is a documentary portrait undertaking by Julia Kabelsalat that includes kids from a various background and portraying the fantastic thing about kids of their pure state, ie, nostalgic, dishevelled, laughing, sulking, and so forth.
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Q & A with Julia Kabelsalat
JS: What led you to begin your private undertaking The Shut Up Society?
JK: It is a undertaking which started taking form this 12 months as a declaration of intents or manifesto towards intolerance. By my expertise with kids, I’ve witnessed how they have interaction in conducts which foment marginalisation and the stigmatisation and persecution of “otherness”. It’s 2019, and faggot remains to be getting used as an insult. Kids of color are nonetheless being racialised. Kids with any sort of distinction of their psychical or bodily talents are mocked.
JS: What did you need to present via your undertaking?
JK: Since I can not wave a wand and alter the world, this undertaking’s goal is not more than inviting you to share our area, to indicate the fantastic thing about variety, and to dare the beholder to seek out out who’s a mannequin and who just isn’t.
JS: How did you go about establishing the shoots?
JK: On Could 2019 I had the primary gathering in a park in Madrid, and the thought is to maintain on having them in several cities with totally different folks. I needed to make use of the identical background and 15 or 30 minutes of their pure temper: nostalgic, dishevelled, smiling, toothless… There, underneath the flashlights, kids will probably be portrayed. Kids whose magnificence ranges between the normativity of those that are the picture of well-known manufacturers, to that of a stigmatised minority, discriminated due to psychic or bodily traits.
I acquired greater than 150 purposes for Madrid’s assembly, and the households got here from numerous locations round Spain to take part within the session. I couldn’t be extra grateful to all of those that confirmed curiosity and helped me. Thanks for serving to me discover the tales that construct this puzzle, our small contribution to inclusive training and to a childhood free from judgment.
The Shut Up Society Credit:
Pictures: Julia Kabelsalat @kabelsalatshots
Assists: Carmen March @carmenceluloide, Eduardo Martín @dualdooo, Jorge Manver
Kids Collaborating: Martina @martinaherghiligiu, Lucía @luciav.p, Rihana @rihana_konjit, Nil @nil_wenizi, Samuel @shamuelmodel, Robert & Ulizana @robert_y_ulizana, Kati and Aurora @aurorita_kh, Helena & Irene @helena.soler.official
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