IN*VISION — seminar&festival Fri, 10 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 RSS-Feed des IN*VISION. Referent*in #65 - Elliot und Adam blog/referentin-65-elliot-und-adam Fri, 10 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Elliot and Adam say about themselves:

Elliot Blue is a trans* non-binary filmmaker and lighting designer who makes short films about identity
and utopias. Adam T. Iungman is a transgender non-binary artist and educator who made the stop-motion film "How was your day?
which depicts the day of a non-binary person. Both Adam and Elliot have won several film awards for their work
won several film awards and were shown at festivals all over the world.

Find more from both of them on Instagram: @transteenfilmfest

Referent*in #66 - Helen Omari West blog/referentin-66-helen-omari-west Fri, 10 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Helen says about Helen:

I work primarily as a professional dancer and dance teacher. However, I would rather see my life's work in helping other people in their current life situation and to accompany and support them in your development mentally and physically. I am currently furthering my education in the medical and psychological fields, among others, and would like to integrate this 100% into my work later on. In my lessons I can pass on my knowledge and experiences super.

Helen brings this experience with her:

Due to my own cultural background, I was inevitably confronted with discrimination and racism in every facet since my childhood. So it is - especially today as a grown person - my main focus to stand up for people with similar experiences and also to work preventively (especially with children and young people). So I am active in the BlackLivesMatter movement or get involved in dance projects like: the Emotions-Project on this topic.

More on Instagram: @helenomariwest

Referent*in #57 - Chepita blog/referentin-57-chepita Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Chepita says about herself:

My name is Chepita (she/they) and I am part of the Casa Kuà collective. I come from a lineage of curanderas (healers) who have used their knowledge for the benefit of their community. My goal is to use it as a tool for our liberation.

This is where Chepita's expertise lies:

The practice of caring, especially through food, has been very important in my journey. I believe that what we eat and the processes that occur in relation to food can make us healthy. For me, it is important to recover this knowledge that has been preserved and passed down through generations despite all efforts to eliminate it. That is why I work with plants, because they are the living carriers of ancestral knowledge, memories, experiences and messages.

You can find Chepita on Instagram here: @txepetite

Referent*in #58 - Xinan Pandan blog/referentin-58-xinan-pandan Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 Xinan about Xinan:

Xinan is a queer non-binary neurodivergent activist, podcaster and artist from Frankfurt, Germany. Xinan deals with the topics of Mental Health, Healing, Chosen Family, Diaspora and Queerness.

These are the topics Xinan deals with:

The focus of Xinan's political work is on organizing community spaces where there is space to learn from each other and with each other, to recover, strengthen and heal: cute and caring. As part of this, Xinan does a lot of work on mental health, trauma, neurodiversity, and somatic work in the context of power relations and experiences of discrimination.

Find more from Xinan on Instagram: @xinan.pandan

Referent*in #59 - Abeni blog/referentin-59-abeni Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Abeni says about Abeni:

Honoring the centuries ongoing struggles of the ancestors, means to Abeni to continue
them by questioning own entanglements, resisting and uniting.
Abeni is part of Black Earth, a BIPoC Environmental & Climate Justice collective, which is
centering anti-racist, queer, and ecosystem perspectives through its existence and actions.
Abeni studied naturopathy, nature conservation and ecology in Berlin and Potsdam.

You can find Blackearth on Instagram! @blackearthkollektiv

Referent*in #60 - Cuso blog/referentin-60-cuso Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Cuso says about Cuso:

Cuso is a non-binary activist and educational speaker.

This expertise is what Cuso brings to the table:

Cuso organizes in (post-)migrant groups, in the design of open spaces in the city, and a specialized center for the critique of racism.

These issues are of particular concern to Cuso:

Cuso works on anti-Asian racism and has a focus on abolitionist perspectives on it right now.

What is Diaspor.Asia?

A podcast! Our work is about making diverse Asian life realities and experiences more visible, giving space to diaspora stories, talking about sustainable political activism and resistance struggles, and dreaming utopias.

Find out more about Cuso and Diaspor.Asia on Instagram here: @diasporasia.podcast

Referent*in #61 - NAYA (Fka Lux Venérea) blog/referentin-61-naya-fka-lux-venerea Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Naya says about herself:

NAYA (Fka Lux Venérea) is a Comedian, Speaker, Chef, Performer, Poet, cangaceira transviada. Left the Sertão of Brazil to be a travesti*. Also left debts in the bank of Brazil and believes that sleeping alligators get turned into YT people's purses.
Naya is part of the QTI*BIPoC_are recovery group.

This is of special importance to her work:

Ensuring that we can hold a community-led space for people to make themselves more comfortable, in which they can leave feeling supported and at best, empowered.

More from Naya on Instagram: @bundaskanzlerin

Referent*in #62 - Natascha Anahita blog/referentin-62-natascha-anahita Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Natasha says about herself:

I have been active in anti-racist feminist resistance movements for about 12 years and believe in the power of storytelling and sharing community love to heal and transform ourselves and the world.

This is what she brings to the table for expertise:

I do a lot of work on power relations and change processes.
With a focus on privilege, power sharing and structures for access and empowerment of marginalized actors.

These issues particularly concern Natascha:

Anti-discrimination work, barrier removal, accessibility to the cultural sector, empowerment, community accountability.

These are particularly important to Natascha in her work as a speaker:

Being attentive, mindful, passionate and caring.

More from Natascha on Instagram: @taschara

Referent*in #63 - Meryhan blog/referentin-63-meryhan Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Meryhan says about themselves:

I am a queer, fat, non-binary Muslim with Lebanese heritage. I believe that representation matters and I use the power of my body, my words, and my life to show others that they are not alone within these structures. People from similar backgrounds as mine deserve to not feel unseen.

This is their Expertise:

My experience of being a marginalized person within racist, sexist, fatphobic and violent structures.

Meryhan concerns themselves with these topics:

I am very concerned about how violent structures are built into our everyday lives and how ingrained they become within who we are as a "society".

This is what's important to Meryhan':

To share my experiences with people with the same or similar background as mine.

More Meryhan on Instagram! @mamaiwantbread

Referent*in #64 - Queerberg Collective blog/referentin-64-queerberg-collective Wed, 08 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 This is what Queerberg says about Queerberg:

Queerberg is a collective founded by House Of Royals. We are from so far different countries and cultures.
It started with Refugee performers to give them space to express their Art, since it was hard for them because of variety of reasons such as language difficulties, racism etc...
As a group of refugees, we also have a deep mental connection and understanding with each other, we bond over our trauma, since we have similar background.
Although most of us lost their families, but we still have each other to support.
And thanks to many places that support us and validate us, we've grown and come so far.

Queerberg consists of: Prince Emrah (he,she), Odiseo (he, she, they), Keili Divõn (he,she), Patricia ( She), Suryani (she), Akynos(she)

Find out more on Instagram: @queerberg_soliparty