Cutting an odo

In: Grounds for possible Music, Exploring gender, voice, language and identity
Errant Bodies Press, Julia Eckhardt (ed), 2018

This article reports of the situated practice of Christine van Russel-Henar in which research and life practice are closely related. She is the founder of the Koto-Museum in Paramaribo, Suriname that pays tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the Koto, the traditional wear of Surinamese women. A well ‘cut’ Odo is a short, sharp saying, full of metaphor and local relevance. Odo are bound to the colorful prints of the dresses and headscarves and the way they are folded and worn.

Download article in Dutch: Een Odo snijden