FEMART – Open Call for its 3rd edition

The festival is used as a platform for initiating and presenting ideas and creations that bring ahead the feminist concepts and its developments in Kosovo and advocate for equal...

FEMART – Open Call for its 3rd edition of Women Artists Regional Festival

For the third time, Artpolis will organise FemArt festival – Women Artists Regional Festival that will be held in Prishtina during 7-11 October, 2015 (5 days).

Zana Hoxha-Krasniqi, director of 'FEMART'. ©THEFrontliner.net

Zana Hoxha-Krasniqi, director of ‘FEMART’. ©THEFrontliner.net

During the past two editions, the first Women’s regional Festival in Kosovo “FemArt” (previously known as FEMMES FATALES) has achieved its mission of providing a welcoming place for women artists to show their art, inspired by social themes and Human rights in the Ballkans region as well as providing an entertaining and dynamic atmosphere for visitors to learn on social issues confronting women of Kosovo, and women artists in particular in the region, says ‘FEMART’ artistic director Zana.

The festival is used as a platform for initiating and presenting ideas and creations that bring ahead the feminist concepts and its developments in Kosovo and advocate for equal women’s rights and peace building in the region. The Festival will bring together 100 local and regional women artists of all experience levels, from first time exhibitors to experienced professionals.

The festival will feature original Artistic creations created by women and will showcase Theatre plays, Films, Music concerts, Book promotions, as well as fashion, performing arts, art installations, Poetry, workshops, Panel discussions, street art and other forms of art created women artists and feminist male artists from Kosovo and in the region (Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bulgaria, Hungary and Turkey).

The programme of the festival will include but not limit to topics such as: Human rights, Transitional justice in the Balkans, Women empowerment, LGBT, Violence against women, Reproductive health and regional exchange successes stories etc.

The program will gather around 100 artists and activists (Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bulgaria, Hungary and Turkey) and is planned to continue the tradition of making it open and accessible for all the community groups and Free of charge for all the interested audience members.

“The program will be selected by a group of artists and CSO activists who have experience in various art forms that have a link between social issues and art creations” Zana Hoxha told THE Frontliner.


Applications are Open from 24.08.2015 and will be closed at 15th of September, 2015.  

Therefore, if you as an artist or your organisation is interested to apply with a film production, Theater performance, Book promotion, Photographs exhibition, workshop or lecture  or other creative art please get in touch via email [email protected] and they will get back to you to further discuss your creative proposal.

In case your work is selected the festival will cover: 2 days of accommodation and meals for your team, Per Diem, and participate with some transport costs as agreed.

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