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INSPIRING ACTION AGAINST VIOLENCE

10 Oct

Get Up, Stand Up: inspiring action against violence.

a collaborative project by Hollaback! Istanbul & DreamTree Productions

 The Bibliotheca Multicultural Centre will host Get Up, Stand Up:  inspiring action against violence.  The event is organized by Canımız Sokakta: Hollaback! Istanbul & DreamTree Productions.

Get Up, Stand Up is a night of visual and performance art. The aim is to raise awareness and work toward ending harassment & violence in all its forms. Donations and proceeds will benefit local organisations that focus on ending physical and verbal violence.

Enjoy a night of artistic expression while helping your community.

Where:           Bibliotheca Multicultural Centre; Anadolu Sokak No: 23/6, Beyoğlu-Istanbul

When:            19 October 2012; 20.00-23.30

Tickets are 15TL- 12TL for students and can be purchased at the door.

If you want to be a performer on that night (poetry, singing, dance, music etc.) please contact with the adress below:

Contact: Kendra Tyre or Donna Banks
Email: dreamtree.prod@gmail.com
For more information click here.

ARADA INTERDISCIPLINARY ART FESTIVAL

25 Sep

4th arAda festival takes place in istanbul through the artists from Amsterdam and Istanbul.
Festival’s concept is ‘who i am?’ , questioning by the triangle of person-society and identification.
The performances which examines the sexual,national roles imposed by society or prefered/unprefered indentities will be hold 3 days in 3 different places.The performances are all free.

Clich here to check out the program.

GENDER OF THE MEDIA

25 Sep

Every Thursday at 20.00 on Nor Radio

How the media, the biggest power between  society and the individual is processing the awareness of gender?  While the crime is being commited, who gets the benefit of the language that the media constructs; about harrastment, rape, murder, mobbing and the women or the LGBT ‘s social status ?

Does the society shape the media or the media shapes the society?

Every Thursday at 20.00 on Nor Radio Ülkühan Zekioğlu reveals the gender of  the media!

 

Constructing Gender Equality Conference

25 Sep

The Conference of Constructing Gender Equality which has been organised by MEDIAR, KA.DER, Mor Çatı, will take place on 5-6th of October, in Garanti Kultur Merkezi-Ayhan Sahenk Salonu,  Bogazici University.  

The conference will be in Turkish.

 

SOLIDARITY PARTY FOR MIGRANT KITCHEN

31 Jul
“There is a kitchen in Tarlabaşı. It is not like any other kitchen. It has neither cooks nor customers. Here, everybody is a cook and all the food is shared. It belongs to the neighborhood and everyone is welcome.”
On Friday, August 3 there will be a solidarity party organized by the migrant solidarity network. It will take place at Leyla Teras, Bekar sok. no. 14 kat 4 Taksim at 8 pm. We hope you will join!
 
For more information see here.

SOLIDARITY BREAKFAST

28 Jun

On Sunday the 1st of July, we invite you kindly to join the solidarity breakfast at Amargi!! It takes place from 12:00 – 3:00 pm so there is no rush to wake up early on Sunday.

As the years before our breakfast will be organized in context of the LGBTT pride week. Afterwards we can join the demonstration together, which will start at 5:00 pm at Taksim square.

You can buy a ticket for the all-you-can-eat-buffet from now on at Amargi or just at the event. Ticket price is 10 TL and includes free tea as much as you want.

Come and bring your friends to support Amargi!!

TRANSBORDER FEMINIST ENCOUNTERS

17 May

Finally Transborder Feminist Encounters is happening!

The conference will take place next weekend on the 26th and 27th of May in Taksim Hill Hotel.

As the capacity of the workshops is limited, registration is required (please send a mail to: Amargi_staj@yahoo.com). Both panels are open to all women and trans. We invite you all to join us and be part of it!

The general outline of the program is as following:

First Day
09:30 – 11:00 Panel: “Current Feminist Approaches against War”

Speakers:  Nükhet Sirman; Cynthia Cockburn; Pınar Selek (video recording); Parvin Ardalan

11:15 – 13.30 Regional Presentations

Tunisia, India; Egypt; Turkey; Lebanon; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:30 Regional Presentations

Turkey; Cyprus; Armenia; Iran; Libya; Israel; Palestine

16:45 – 18:00 Simultaneous Workshop Sessions

Proposed Titles of the Workshops:

* Constitutions

* Violence and Conflicts

* Representation

* Organizational Issues, Networking, Strategizing

 

Second Day
9:30 – 13:15 Simultaneous Workshop Sessions (continued)

* Constitutions

* Violence and Conflicts

* Representation

* Organizational Issues, Networking, Strategizing

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:15 Presentations on workshop outcomes. General Evaluation

15:30-17:00 Panel: “New Feminist Tactics for Peace”

Speakers: Karen Gabriel; Seda Altuğ