Politicising Aprons, Pots and Streets
Free, until full capacity is reached, with prior ticket collection on the Museo Reina Sofía website from 10am on the last working day before the activity. A maximum of 1 per person. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening.
Action and Radical Imagination
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Madrid Office)
Territorio Doméstico: Politicising Aprons, Pots and Streets. Spain, 2019, colour, original version in Spanish, HD, 16:9, 34’
Director: Mayo Pimentel
Production: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
Documentation: Territorio Doméstico
Funded by: the German Federal Foreign Office
Interventions: Amalia Caballero, Constanza Cisneros, Graciela Gallego, Iba Iba, Nilda Jiménez, Silvia López Gil, Teresa Martín Ramos, Margarita Martínez, Santa Martínez, Amaia Pérez Orozco, Rafaela Pimentel, Azucena Placeres, Ana Rojo, Lucrecia Sáenz, Pepa Torres, Altagracia Valdés, Ramona Vera, Aleida Villa Arce, Maite Zabalza.
Camera operators: Rubén Molina Segura, Mayo Pimentel, Javier Ramírez Serrano, Santiago de Urraza Farrell
Archive images: Eduardo Arcos, Pablo Buchó, Jesús Jiménez Martínez
Editing: Mayo Pimentel
Editing assistants: Javier Ramírez Serrano, Santiago de Urraza Farrell
Sound production: Menos Doce DB
Sound editing and mixing: Juan Álvarez Fernández
Additional archive images: Cadena Ser, Cinema Copains
Territorio Doméstico: Politicising Aprons, Pots and Streets is a documentary audiovisual piece that records the history of the make-up and struggle of the feminist collective Territorio Doméstico, a group of domestic workers who live in the Community of Madrid but come from all over the world.
The film, directed by Mayo Pimentel, narrates how the collective’s members came together in 2006 and recounts the different methods they used from that point on to advocate the recognition of their rights as workers. From composing and producing songs to marching on the streets, the women involved in this network made it political by using enticing and vibrant tools to facilitate an understanding of both their struggle and their rights. Thus, they define their contribution to society by alluding to the direct link to care; that is, they carry out key work that is the bedrock of the economic, labour and social system but work which also makes them invisible and puts them in a precarious situation.
After the screening there will be a debate between Territorio Doméstico, the protagonists of the documentary and the audience present.