A Contingent Agency: Gembel and the Print-Making Project

Angie Bexley
2015 Cadernos de arte e antropologia  
Timor-Leste's Independence has offered a new site of expression for "resilient" power relations established during the clandestine movement. However, within this new site, there have been fractures and splinters as Timorese try to stake a claim on power and belonging. Young Timorese involved in the Gembel art collective have managed to forge a new habitus -a space in which they can exercise a degree of agency to reclaim their youth identity through taking part in a crosscultural art project.
doi:10.4000/cadernosaa.839 fatcat:l2az7gzf35efbmgfj6ownmiglu