Queer Zagreb season 2024 - Arab queer

Queer Zagreb Season 2024.

The 22nd Queer Zagreb Season marks the May in Zagreb with a diverse performance program dedicated to queer within the Arab culture and community. Festival program from 15 to 18 May 2024 brings together the following artists: Ali Chahrour (Lebanon), Arijana Lekić-Fridrih (Croatia), Boris Vrdoljak (Croatia), Zouz Al-Mahdi (Kuwait), Mounir Samuel (Netherlands / Egypt), Farzaneh Soori Ghiasvand (Iran), Hazem Header (Egypt), Ben Grinberg (USA) and members of the Free Palestine Initiative (Sudan, Palestine). Intimacy and love, the question of belonging, gender division and transition, anthropology of language, food, tradition and modernity are just some of the topics that Queer Zagreb opens up, continuing its mission to reduce stereotypes and prejudices in the broad context of queer.

202415may19:0021:30Your LandArijana Lekić-Fridrih (Croatia)19:00 - 21:30 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event Tagsvideo installationFree entrance

202415may20:0021:00The Love Behind My EyesAli Chahrour (Lebanon)20:00 - 21:00 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event TagsDance performanceTICKETS

202416may17:3019:30Beginnings of ballroom and vogue dancingBoris Vrdoljak (Croatia)17:30 - 19:30 MaMa, Preradovićeva ul. 18. Event TagsDance workshopFREE ENTRANCE

202416may20:0020:50ComplaintZouz Al-Mahdi (Kuwait)20:00 - 20:50 MaMa, Preradovićeva ul. 18. Event TagsArtist talkFREE ENTRANCE

202416may21:0022:10The shisha sessions 1: Ya salem, what a worldMounir Samuel (Netherlands / Egypt)21:00 - 22:10 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event Tagslecture performanceTICKETS

202417may11:0012:30Arabic mezze breakfastFree Palestine Initiative (Sudan, Palestine)11:00 - 12:30 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event TagsBreakfastFREE ENTRANCE

202417may19:0020:00Queer Art in Modern EgyptHazem Header (Egypt)19:00 - 20:00 MaMa, Preradovićeva ul. 18. Event TagsArtist talkFree entrance

202417may21:0022:10The shisha sessions 2: W’allahi, my life!Mounir Samuel (Netherlands / Egypt)21:00 - 22:10 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event Tagslecture performanceTICKETS

202418may10:0011:30Queer acrobaticsBen Grinberg (USA)10:00 - 11:30 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event TagsDance workshopTICKETS

202418may11:0012:30Henna ‘body painting’Farzaneh Soori Ghiasvand (Iran)11:00 - 12:30 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event TagsBody paintingFREE ENTRANCE

202418may11:0012:30Arabic mezze breakfastFree Palestine Initiative (Sudan, Palestine)11:00 - 12:30 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event TagsBreakfastFREE ENTRANCE

202418may20:0021:00Fix Me!Almanac Dance Circus Theatre (USA) / NÜT Dance Company (Egypt) 20:00 - 21:00 Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10 Event TagsDance performanceTICKETS

202419may15:0019:00Egyptian-izing your movementsHazem Header (Egypt)15:00 - 19:00 Mjesni odbor Voćarska, Voćarska cesta 71 Event TagsDance workshopTICKETS

202420may16:0020:00Egyptian-izing your movementsHazem Header (Egypt)16:00 - 20:00 Mjesni odbor Voćarska, Voćarska cesta 71 Event TagsDance workshopTICKETS

Impressum:

Artist director: Zvonimir Dobrović
PR: Iva Uščumlić (+385 91 3160 094)
Producers: Marta Banić i Matea Antunović
Asisstant producer: Iva Brižan
Technical director: Ivan Pavin
Graphic designer: Bruno Isaković / Design Motion
Collaborators: Emina Bužinkić i Srđan Sandić
Partners: Zagrebački plesni centar i MaMa
Financial support: Ministarstvo za kulturu i medije RH, Grad Zagreb, Zaklada Kultura Nova, Veleposlanstvo Kraljevine Nizozemske u Republici Hrvatskoj i LELO te Zaklada SOLIDARNA kroz Fond za žene u sklopu Akcija u zajednici.

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