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BUILDING A TRANSNATIONAL FEMINIST COMMUNITY TOWARDS A PARTICIPATORY CULTURE AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: This is our aim! To do so, please upload your projects, interviews you have done, resources you find interesting and join the grassroots feminist community! If you have questions, please email me (Elke Zobl) at elke.zobl(at)sbg.ac.at.
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International Womens Day Activism, Womens Erotic Art

Today 8th March, International Women's Day. There is a new web site called Womens Erotic Art,
artists are invited to upload their work on this web site: Womens Erotic Art. The aim is to create an on line community that seeks to find new ways to articulate what it means to be a women in relation to art and sexuality. If sexuality used to be a place where real people had a real connection…Using the power of aesthetics. We are now here to readdress the balance
www.womenseroticart.com

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WAM! It Yourself (13 - 24 March 2013, USA/Canada)

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WAM! It Yourself takes place from 13 - 24 March 2013 in various cities in the US and Canada (Austin, Boston, Camden NJ, Washington DC, Los Angeles, NYC, Ottawa, Vancouver) and also encompasses two online events.

Announcement:
Do you care about creating gender justice in media? Want to connect with folks in your area who share your concerns, and join an international community of activists, journalists, academics, artists and media-makers, all taking action at the same time? Then you want WAM! It Yourself, a decentralized version of our annual Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) conference. This year, instead of everyone who cares about gender justice in media gathering in one place for WAM!, WAM! is happening exactly where you are.

Type of project: 
Conference
Festival
Video & Film
Workshop
Topic: 
Activism
Education
Internet & digital divide
Representation of women
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WOW - Women of the World Festival (London, 6 - 10 March 2013)

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WOW - Women of the World Festival takes place from 6-10 March 2013 at Southbank Centre, London.

Announcement:
WOW is our annual global festival where women and men of all ages and backgrounds celebrate women’s achievements and discuss the obstacles they face across the world.

Join us from Wednesday 6 March to Sunday 10 March for a diverse programme of keynote talks, performances, concerts, talks, gigs, debates and free music. Visit our marketplace, exhibitions and workshops. Take part in speed-mentoring, networking opportunities and more.

Type of project: 
Conference
Event
Festival
Music
Topic: 
Art
Global affairs & transnationalism
Pop culture
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Womens Erotic Art

On International Women's Day (8th March 2013
and beyond) women will be invited to upload their
erotic art work on this web site.
www.womenseroticart.com

The aim is to create an on line community that
seeks to find new ways to articulate what it means
to be a women in relation to art and sexuality.

If sexuality used to be a place where real
people had a real connection…

Using the power of aesthetics
We are now here to readdress the balance

You can also do this today!

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Ladyfest Oslo 2013 (March 6th - 10th 2013)

Location

Oslo
Norway
59° 54' 49.9284" N, 10° 45' 8.082" E

Ladyfest Oslo 2013 takes place from March 6th until March 10th 2013

program yet to be announced

Statement:

Ladyfest Oslo 2013 6. til 10. mars
Vi er i gang med å arrangere Ladyfest 2013.
2013 er jubileumsår for kvinnelig stemmerett, noe vi tenker å feire med brask og bram. I tillegg tar Ladyfest Oslo utgangspunkt i den internasjonale kvinnedagen, hvor vi i uka rundt 8. mars setter fokus på feminisme, likestilling og kultur. Vil du være med å jobbe med Ladyfest eller vil arrangere noe under Ladyfestplakaten så kom.

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Ladyfest Glasgow 2013 (March 8th-9th 2013)

Location

Kinning Park ComplexGlasgow
United Kingdom
55° 51' 51.2532" N, 4° 15' 6.5016" W

Ladyfest Glasgow 2013 takes place from March 8th until March 9th 2013 at Kinning Park Complex

Program:
FRIDAY
Doors at 5.30, Performances from 6
Workshop during the day.

Lucy Duncombe, Liene Rozīte, Julia Scott
Musician and visual artist, Lucy Duncombe, works and performs alongside Kenneth Wilson, and collaboratively with other improvisers/musicians. Liene Rozīte performs with Ash Reid, in the conceptual improvisation duo Muris, and the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra. Julia Scott is a musician and artist who plays in bands that include Palms and Fem Bitch Nation.

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Rdeče zore 2013 - 14th International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns (Ljubljana, March 5-10, 2013)

Location

AKC Metelkova mesto
Masarykova 24
Ljubljana, 1000
Slovenia
46° 3' 26.388" N, 14° 31' 2.2476" E

The 14th International Feminist and Queer Festival Rdeče zore / Red Dawns / Die Rote Zora takes place from March 5th until March 10th 2013 at the Autonomous Cultural Center Metelkova mesto, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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rAdiOrAgaZZa (Radio)

Location

Montpellier
France
43° 36' 38.7684" N, 3° 52' 36.1776" E

Info:
rAdiOrAgaZZa is a bi-weekly feminist radio-show broadcasted by the free radio Eko de Garrigues in Montpellier/France. Emphasis on women in music, feminism, art, free press, empowerment, visibility, networking, resistance, popular culture, etc. The founder, vAl, also did a zine (2002-2007) and a radio show (2002-2009) called ovAryAction in Oslo/Norway

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ovAryAction (Zine 2002-2007, Radio 2002-2009)

Location

Oslo
Norway
59° 54' 49.9284" N, 10° 45' 8.082" E

Info:
ovAryAction! was a zine (2002-2007) and a weekly radio show (2002-2009) on Oslo's feminist free radio station radiOrakel; emphasis on riot grrrl, women in music, feminism, art, zines and free press, empowerment, visibility, networking, resistance, lgbt and queer issues etc. One of the editors, vAl, started another radio show in Montpellier/France: rAdiOrAgaZZa

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Towanda! Rivista lesbica (Magazine, 1994-2006?)

Location

Milan
Italy
45° 27' 55.6344" N, 9° 11' 11.4576" E

Info:
Towanda! was (?) an Italian lesbian magazine based in Milan; every issue had a special topic with an emphasis on lesbian culture and politics, lesbian movement and history, queer politics and theory, women's rights /lgbtq rights, homophobia, etc. The magazine was published by Il Dito e La Luna Edizioni in Milan which is specialised in lesbien/gay/queer and feminist literature and publications; the last issue seems to be from 2006, unfortunately neither the magazine's website nor the publisher's website work anylonger

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