Category Archives: Forum for Women Development (FOKUS)

2013 June 22: “Queer Art and Activism”

Skeive dager, Litteraturhuset 22.06.13 A presentation by Ellen Mortensen First of all, I want to thank the organizers of this seminar on “Queer Art and Activism”, FOKUS, SAIH, LLH and – Kunstplass 5, and especially Vibeke Hermanrud, for the invitation … Continue reading

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2013 June 21: Yesterday’s Reality Check

Breakfast dialogue: Reality check: Understanding the lives of sexual minority women in South Africa. – Is lack of knowledge and misunderstandings causing sensationalism and victimhood in the media? Each time we are represented by outsiders, we are merely seen as … Continue reading

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2013 June 21: The Princess of Norway pitched just for Muholi

by Maureen Velile Majola As we gathered at the Kunstplass 5 gallery waiting for the Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit to arrive. The Princess made a special trip to the gallery just to meet Zanele Muholi and see the ‘I See Rainbows’ … Continue reading

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2013 June 20 Inkanyiso Sees The Rainbows with Norwegians

by Lesego Tlhwale The Norwegian LGBTI community has been infiltrated by the most progressive queer media and visual activism organisation Inkanyiso Productions. From the  19 – 23 June 2013, Zanele Muholi and Maureen Majola will be representing Inkanyiso in Oslo … Continue reading

Posted in Another Approach Is Possible, Archived memories, Art Activism in South Africa, Art Solidarity, bifile og transpersoner/ The Norwegian LGBT (LLH), Celebrating Youth Month in SA, Community, Community Mobilizing, Connections, Crea(c)tive senses, Evidence, Expression, Feminist Art, Forum for Women Development (FOKUS), Inkanyiso media, Media works, Norwegian Student and Academics International Assistance Fund (SAIH), Oslo, Our lives in the picture, Power of the Voice, ReClaim Your Activism, revolution | Tagged , | 14 Comments