Youth Artivists for Change Balkan (2018-2021)

About: Youth Artivist for Change is a project on the cultural participation of young, emerging artists and activists on human rights, LGBTi rights, and gender equality in the Western Balkan region. In this project, we work towards the creation of social change through artivism and public interventions. The project started in 2018 and finished in 2021 and was funded by the Creative Twinning scheme from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands.


Our role: Stichting art.1 designed the project and, as lead applicant, was responsible for the financial and narrative reporting as well as for the development of capacity-building instances for the project’s core artivism methodologies (filmmaking, podcast, storytelling), as well as the organization of Queer Film Days with local partners.


Partners: Stichting art.1, Open Mind Spectrum (Albania), Helsinki Committee for Human Rights North Macedonia; ERA (Serbia), Centre for Equality & Liberty (Kosovo) ;Stichting Storytelling Centre (The Netherlands), Stichting Pink Terrorists (The Netherlands), IHRFFA (Albania), Useful to Albanian Women (Albania), Open Doors (Albania), Beyond Barriers (Albania), YIHR-KS (Kosovo), PriFest (Kosovo), Subversive Front (North-Macedonia), Skopje Film Festival (North-Macedonia), Group Come Out (Serbia) and  Da se Zna (Serbia) 



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Artivism: Activism through the Arts