Advancing the Value of Ethnography

“Right in the Middle”: An Experience of Women Reconciliation within the D.I.Y. Movement


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2015 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings, ISSN 1559-8918.

A very personal view of how a Mexican teenager finds empowerment in the D.I.Y. punk culture and how she manages to reinterpret her feminity in a patriarchal country by making meaningful creations for her and other girls.

Andrea Morales Moreno is a Mexican Design student, feminist, sewing enthusiast and full time witch. She calls herself Andrea Tumbas, started The GrrrlVIRUS movement in Mexico. She currently has a menstrual cloth pad project called Ixchel inspired in Mexican textiles and their relation with the universe, birth and blood.