Artivists for Social Change Suriname (2020-2022)
About: Artivists for Social Change Suriname aims to enhance cultural participation of youth in Surinam. The core of the project consists of setting up safe art spaces in Paramaribo, conducting workshops in filmmaking, radio/podcast, storytelling for human rights/LGBTi rights activists, artists and gender equality advocates and launching LGBTQ film festival. Artivists for Social Change Suriname is a two year project funded in the Twinning subsidy scheme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Netherlands.
Our role: The project design was executed by Stichting art.1 and Surinam Men United. Our role was to share best practices in working on human rights and LGBTi rights, the transferring of knowledge through capacity building instances (trainings, workshops and mentorships) and the organisation of dissemination events such as queer film festivals and public outreach events in Paramaribo.
Partners: Stichting art.1 and Suriname Men United, Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Netherlands