Tag: activism

LGBTI community events: Before the Festival Merlinka – Lecture “Drag 101”

New year has started and January, which had a very active start, is already behind us. Prior to the Film Festival Merlinka, we had an amazing community event with Ivan Pavlic, from the drag-art collective “House of Flamingo” which announced a new circle of community gatherings and conversations. As you may already know, Sarajevo Open … Continued

Our personal is political too: About fear, activism and visibility

On the second day of Merlinka Festival, held on 28th of January in Art Cinema Kriterion, panel discussion named Our personal is political too was held. Naida Kučukalić was moderating the discussion and participants were Nera Mešinović (activist from B&H), Nina Đurđević (photographer from Croatia) and Marino Sorel i Entity from Croatian queer art group House of Flamingo. Aim of discussion was to answer the questions of coming out in conservative and homophobic society, and in what way individual activism changes the status quo that many LGBT people are forced to accept.