• IQMF: Presentation Youth Artivists for Change
Podium / vr 7 dec / 20:15

IQMF: Presentation Youth Artivists for Change

International Queer & Migrant Film Festival

On this evening Stichting art.1 will launch their new project: Youth Artivist for Change, a project supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands under the Creative Twinning subsidy scheme. Youth Artivist for Change focuses on empowering young filmmakers, storytellers, artists and activists in creating social awareness on Human Rights/LGBTQ rights and gender equality through the arts. The project takes place in the following countries of the Western Balkan: Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia with film festivals such as The International Human Rights Film Festival Albania, PriFest Film Festival Kosovo and Skopje Film Festival as partners.

Dr. Koen Slootmaeckers (lecturer in International Politics and co-Chair of the Council for European Studies’ gender and Sexuality Research Network University of London) will open the presentation with a talk on the current status of LGBT life in the Western Balkans. Chris Belloni and Antonij Karadzoski (Stichting art.1) will present the project.

#ifyoulove artivism and youth empowerment

This event is a part of IQMF, find the full programme here.


Op deze avond presenteert Stichting art.1 Youth Artivist for Change, een nieuw project gefinancierd door het Nederlandse Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken in het kader van de subsidieregeling Creative Twinning. Dit project moedigt jonge filmmakers, storytellers, kunstenaars en activisten in de West Balkan aan om zich door middel van kunst in te zetten op het gebied van mensenrechten en in het bijzonder LHBTQ-rechten en gender gelijkheid. Het project vindt plaats in Albanië, Kosovo, Servië en Macedonië, waaronder verschillende filmfestivals zoals: The International Human Rights Film Festival Albania, PriFest Film Festival Kosovo en Skopje Film Festival.

Dr. Koen Slootmaeckers (docent International Politics and co-voorzitter van de Council for European Studies’ gender and Sexuality Research Network University of London) opent de presentatie met een inleiding op de huidige situatie van LHBT regel- en wetgeving in landen van de Westelijke Balkan. Chris Belloni and Antonij Karadzoski (Stichting art.1) presenteren het project Youth Artivist for Change.

#ifyoulove artivisme en de kracht van jongeren

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