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17th International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns

Open call for Red Dawns Festival 2017

Marking its 18th year, the International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns is announcing an open call for volunteers as well as cameramen_women, editors and photographers.

Open call for volunteers
If you wish to gain experience in organizing a festival, actively participate in the programme-making and promotion, interact with the festival participants and get a deeper insight into feminist and queer topics, write to: rdece.zore@gmail.com (Subject: Cooperation 2017).

Open call for cameramen_women, editors and photographers
Those with knowledge of footage recording and camera editing are also invited to participate and contribute to the video and photo documentation of the festival. Photographers and cameramen_women will be needed during the festival, from 7th to 11th March 2017, and editors after the festival.Examples of our previous documentation can be found here. Contact us at:
rdece.zore@gmail.com
(subject: Video/Foto 2017).

Students looking for traineeship are also welcome to join us.

Submission deadline: 19. 2. 2017

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Autonomous feminists are recruiting:
Workshop Strategies of standing up against everyday sexsism
Tuesday, June 21 2016, at 3 p.m., Autonomous Factory ROG, artist studio Z žeblji (main building, 3rd floor, blue door).

More about the event: here.

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We are presenting a lecture by Jennie Olofsson On fluidity, leakage and the female body in cooperation with Živko Skvotec. You are kindly invited to the lecture on Thursday 19th May at 6pm at Živko skvotec, Tovarna Rog. Te lecture will be in English.

More about the event: here.

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We are organizing a great concert in cooperation with Moonlee Records on Thursday 12th May at 8.30 pm in Club Gromka, ACC Metelkova mesto with BERNAYS PROPAGANDA (Skopje, MK), ŽEN (Zagreb, CRO) in HOT TEARS (Philadelphia, USA).
More about the event: here.

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17. international feminist and queer festival Red Dawns will begin on 3th March with a prefestival event.

Between 4th and 13th March you are also kindly invited to the 4th Deuje babe festival, organised by CMAK, Cerkno.

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4 – 8th March 2016, Ljubljana

http://rdecezore.org/?l=2016&lang=en

PRE-FESTIVAL PROGRAMME:

THURSDAY, 3rd March

21.00 Club Gromka, ACC Metelkova mesto
Defonija and Red Dawns represent:
Concert: SIGNORINA ?ALOS (IT), R.Y.F. (IT)

DJane programme: Secret Lover (SI)
Co-organization: Defonija, Club Gromka
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!
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EVERY DAY DURING THE FESTIVAL:

5th – 8th March 2016, 15. 00 – 00.00, except on Monday 7th March until 11pm and  Tuesday 8th March until 8pm.
Alkatraz Gallery, ACC Metelkova mesto
Info-point and exhibition by Rebeka Bernetič (SLO/IT): The Red Dawns’ Objective – The Red Dawns festival between 2013-2016
4th – 8th March Exhibition The Dawn Is Pink for the First Time, Variations of the Festival’s Poster: Nevena Aleksovski (SRB, SI)

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ALMOST EVERY DAY DURING THE FESTIVAL

Performance – Eva Mlinarič: Dots
Location and time will be announced before the very beginning of the performance because of the unpredictable conditions.
In the Slovene language/ in the language of body and colour.
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FRIDAY, 4th March

19.00 Alkatraz Gallery, ACC Metelkova mesto
Exhibition and info-point opening: Rebeka Bernetič (SLO/IT): The Red Dawns’ Objective – The Red Dawns festival between 2013-2016
Co-organization: Alkatraz Gallery
Free entrance
Opening hours:During the festival 15.00 – 00.00
After the festival: Mon-Thu 11.–15.00 and 16.–20.00, Fri: 15.–23.00
Exhibition will be open until 25th March 2016.

21.00 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
Performance – Quimera Rosa (ES): sEXUS 3
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

22.30 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
Concert: La Chasse (FR)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

23.30 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
Performance: Lady Gaby (RO/DE)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

00:30 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
DJane programme: Bella Cuts (NZ/ DE)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!
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SATURDAY, 5th March

15.00 ŠKUC- Cultural Centre Q (Club Tiffany), ACC Metelkova mesto
Performative workshop – Quimera Rosa (ES): Body as a Postgender Sound Instrument
In the English language.
Co-organization: ŠKUC – Cultural center Q (Club Tiffany)
Duration: 4-5 hours.
The number of participants is limited. Please, apply at: rz.delavnica@gmail.com.
Participation fee: 35€.

20.00 [A] Infoshop, ACC Metelkova mesto
Short movies:
Reina Vulva (SI): The Flesh is Weak (*in the Spanish language with English subtitles), Ana Grobler (SI): Super Ultra, Eva Lucija Kozak (SI): Me and YouCo-organization: [A] Infoshop
Free entrance

21.00 Night Window Display Gallery Pešak, ACC Metelkova mesto
Premiere – Vocal performance: Lasugrlu – Baabure (Tea Vidmar, Ana Kravanja, Mateja Gorjup, Rada Kikelj Drašler, Vesna Godler) (SI)
Co-organization: Night Window Display Gallery Pešak
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

22.30 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
Concert: Lionoir (AU), Sequenzias (DE)
Co-production: GRRRLS Kulturverein Graz (Graz, Austria)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

00.30 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
DJane program: DJane Slutty Trailer Trash (DE)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!
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SUNDAY, 6th March

17.00 Club Gromka, ACC Metelkova mesto
Lecture:
Nina Perger (SI): Sexism in higher education, Klara Otorepec (SI): Feminist guilt or feminist ambivalence about beauty practices
In the Slovene language.
Co-organization: Club Gromka
Free entrance

21.00 Cultural centre Q (Club Tiffany), ACC Metelkova mesto
Performance – Alex Alvina Chamberland (USA/SE): My Femininity
In the English language.
Co-production: ŠKUC – Cultural centre Q (Club Tiffany)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!
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MONDAY, 7th March

18.00 ŠKUC- Cultural Centre Q (Club Tiffany), ACC Metelkova mesto
Literary evening – Juliet Jacques (GB): “Trans: A Memoir”
In the English language.
Co-organization: ŠKUC – Cultural Centre Q (Club Tiffany), Mira – The women board of the Slovene PEN Centre, AZIL Bookstore, British Council Slovenia
Co-production: Verso books
Free entrance

19.30 ŠKUC- Culutural Centre Q (Club Tiffany), ACC Metelkova mesto
Literary evening: The Anthology of Contemporary European Lesbian Poetry
In the Slovene language.
Co-production: Društvo ŠKUC
Co- organization: AZIL Bookstore
Free entrance
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TUESDAY, 8th March

11.00 – 19.00, Club SOT 24,5, ACC Metelkova mesto
Performance – Jasna Jasna Žmak (CRO): Lavender Jane
Co-organization: Club SOT 24,5
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

20.00 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
Concert: Feminist choir Z’borke
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

21.00 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
The 2016 Bodeča Neža award ceremony
In the Slovene language.
Co-production: spol.si
Free entrance

22.00 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
Concert: Razor Cunts (DE)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!

23.00 Concert Hall, Tovarna Rog
DJ programme: DJ Augenmas (SI)
Voluntary contributions are more than welcome – and bloody well needed!
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AFTER-FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

TUESDAY, 15th March
18.00 Alkatraz Gallery, ACC Metelkova mesto
Lecture/ Guided tour of the exhibition of Rebeka Bernetič (SI/IT): The Red Dawns’ Objective – The Red Dawns festival between 2013-2016
Co-organization: Alkatraz Gallery
In the Slovene language.
Free entrance

To be announced soon: Adela Jušić (BiH) and Andrea Dugandžić (BiH): Labour of Love
Print and graffiti performance