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Internationales Sommerfestival 2021
Geheimagentur:

Women* of the Seven Seas - Online-Symposium

 
  • © geheimagentur
Theory / Online / digital
  • Sun, 08.08.2021 14:00
    free entrance

This symposium brings together women from different aspects of maritime life. It marks the launch of womenofthesevenseas.net, an online-platform which aims to connect female artists, researchers and professionals from around the world working on and with the water.

Today, women are sailing the seas in greater numbers than ever before. As shefarers, activists, artists and researchers, they are exploring hydrarchy as an alternative way of living, trying to reclaim ports as public spaces, they fight for decolonisation, sea rescue, fair trade and endangered maritime eco-systems.

This is new. While women have fought with considerable success for gender equality on land, the maritime world seems far behind. The history of the seas is almost exclusively a history of men. And it‘s characterised by war, colonialism and exploitation. Change is needed. Women of the Seven Seas want to support this change. Together we want to make the presence of women* at sea more visible and respond to maritime questions in local and international contexts.

With contributions by:
geheimagentur
Francoise Vergès
FESAN (Femals Seafarers‘ Association of Nigeria)
Constance Hockaday
Giuditta Vendrams
and others.


„Women of the Seven Seas“ is a project by geheimagentur.

Production: ehrliche arbeit - freies Kulturbüro.

FUNDED by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation). Funded by the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media).

The Seefrauenparade is funded in the frame of Hamburger Kultursommer.


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