Visual Acts, Queer Interventions, and Activism

Friday 17 July, 2015, Raumerweiterungshalle Berlin

Presentations by international artists (8 pm) and party (11 pm),
as well a mini symposium during the day (10 am – 5.30 pm).

© Ismael Ogando

© Ismael Ogando

In countering sexualized, gendered, and racialized violence. through audio, visual, and performative activism. Where do political strategies and artistic strategies meet – or collide? How do queer cultural interventions become empowering? How do geopolitical conditions, historical legacies, and personal experiences influence forms of queer cultural activism? How do resistant aesthetics and aesthetic/artistic resistance interact?

8pm presentations by international artists
11pm party with DJ*ane Sky Deep

10am – 5.30pm  working groups  (please register:

I   Transforming the Public through Queer Interventions
II  What does the + do to Art+Resistance?
III Empowered through Art under Conditions of Violence
IV Artistic Strategies / Queer Aesthetics

 Part of the workshop series Gender, Violence, and Visual Activism.