SCHEDULE

III International queer culture festival DOTYK schedule*

“Canteen XYZ” (Vulica Fabrycyusa, 4, 3rd floor)

18+

February 24th – March 6thExhibition “We are (not) alone”.

February 24th (Friday)

19.00 III International queer culture festival DOTYK ceremonial opening.

20.00 Opening film

23.00 – 05.00. DOTYK Opening Party ft. Bryozone (Odessa), Hyper Dead (Stockholm), Komitet (Kyiv), p.m. (Crimea), SLYOZY AMBALA (Kyiv), Alesia Zhitkevich (Minsk). ENTRANCE 8 BYN.

February 25th (Saturday)

10.00 – 17.00 Wen-Do сlass in women’s self-defence and assertiveness by public association “Radislava”.REGISTRATION. Must attend both days. Follow the event hosts profiles for the information about the registration and the location.

12.00 “Minsk queer-walk” by DOTYK ft. MAKEOUT. REGISTRATION. Follow the event hosts profiles for the information about the registration and the location.

12.00 – 14.00 Vogue dance class (with “Zdolnaya” women project). Regardless of gender identity – all are welcome. REGISTRATION. Must attend both days. Follow the event hosts profiles for the information about the registration and the location.

14.30 Lecture “Homophobia as Biopolicy” by activist and researcher Roman Leksikov (Ukraine).

16.00 Discussion “Pride as a concept in various contexts” ft. human rights defender, Organizational Committee of Minsk Gay Pride 2014 participant Katsiaryna Borsuk (Belarus), human rights defenders, Organizational Committee of Baltic Gay Pride 2016 participants Virginia Prasmickaite and Vladimir Simonko (LGL Lithuania), coordinator of “Gender Democracy” programme of Heinrich Böll Foundation in Ukraine, Organizational Committee of Kiev Gay Pride 2016 participant Anna Dolgopol (Ukraine).

18.00 Swedish short films “Simple Life” (Sweden). Films are in the original language with Belarusian subtitles.

19.30 Stockholm Film Festival presentation “Queer Cinema” (Sweden). The presentation is in English with the translation into Russian.

21.00 Film screening “Becoming Ann-Christine”, directed by Helena Isaksson Baeck, 2015, 58 minutes, Sweden. The film is in the original language with Belarusian subtitles.

22.30 DOTYK-Lounge ft. DJ Scarlett (Belarus).

February 26th (Sunday)

10.00 – 17.00 Wen-Do сlass in women’s self-defence and assertiveness by public association “Radislava”.REGISTRATION. Must attend both days. Follow the event hosts profiles for the information about the registration and the location.

12.00 “We are (not) alone” exhibition tour with its curators and participants.

13.30 Workshop “Theatre of oppressed: guide to conflicts solution and problems discussion” by researcher Lena Aharelyshava (Belarus).

15.30 Short films from the International LGBT Film Festival “Side by side” (Russia) “One day from life…”

16.30 Q & A with the International LGBT Film Festival “Side by side” hosts (Russia).

18.00 Film screening “Sonita”, directed by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, 2015, 90 minutes, Germany, Switzerland, Iran. The film is in the original language with Belarusian subtitles.

19.30 Workshop “Migration and refugee: LGBT aspect” by artist and Berlin centre for refugees social worker Misha Badasyan (Germany) ft. human rights organisation “Human Constanta” (Belarus).

March 2nd (Thursday)

20.00 Performance. Thriller story about robots and humans cooperation, non-human-being characters, cybermachines autonomy “The man who works as a human”. “eeefff” creative group (Minsk-Moscow).

March 3rd (Friday)

13.00 – 20.00Psychologist’s private consultations for LGBT-people (psychologist Palina Linnik). The sessions will be taken every hour. You can sign up at the information desk from the very first day of the festival.

18.30Lecture “Between image and sujbect: belarusian art gender history”. Tanya Syatsko, gender and visual culture researcher (Belarus).20:00. Film screening “A Sinner in Mecca” directed by Parvez Sharma, 2015, 79 minutes, India, Saudi Arabia, the USA. The film is in the original language with Belarusian subtitles.

21.30 Conversation “Requirement, desire, law” with historian and art theorist, online magazine “Raznoglasiye” (colta.ru) editor-in-chief Gleb Napreenko (Russia).

March 4th (Saturday)

11.00 – 17.00 Milata Sidarava’s workshop. “Let’s imagine sport in a different way: creating gender-sensitive space for a game”. “Zdolnaya” women project feat. Minsk Urban Platform. Registration is required. Two-day participation is a must.

12.00 “Minsk queer-walk” by DOTYK ft. MAKEOUT. REGISTRATION. Follow the event hosts profiles for the information about the registration.

12.00 Live action role-playing game “LARP as way of a gender issues research” by public association “The educational centre “POST”. Register by e-mail gender.relatedlarp@gmail.com until February 20th;

15.30 Artist talk with “We are (not) alone” exhibition participants Alice Olyeva (Russia, UK) and Mischa Badasyan (Germany).

17.00 Documentary performance “Grey Rainbow” directed by Valentina Moroz, 50 minutes, Belarus. ECLAB students’ final project.

19.00 Ethno-extreme band “IVA NOVA” gig (St. Petersburg, RU) by DOTYK ft. public association “Radislava”.

23.00 – 05.00 DOTYK Closing “Gender Changer” party with DJs Pogodina + Scarlett. ENTRANCE 6 BYN;

March 5th (Sunday)

10.00 – 17.00 Milata Sidarava’s workshop. “Let’s imagine sport in a different way: creating gender-sensitive space for a game” . “Zdolnaya” women project feat. Minsk Urban Platform. Registration is required. Two-day participation is a must.

12.00 Live Library “Meeting different”.

16.00 Short films “#5films4freedom” (GB). Films are in the original language with Belarusian subtitles.

17.00 Lecture “Short history of homosexuality in Russia (18-20th century): Marking of the research field” by historian, Historical sciences school of the National Research University Higher School of Economics senior lecturer Irina Raldugina (Russia).

19.00 Closing film.

21.00 III International queer culture festival DOTYK ceremonial closing ft. “Elzas” (Minsk, BY), “Under the roof” (Minsk, BY).

March 6th (Monday)

19.00 Lecture “Romantic adventures description: Soviet Latvian queer-male’s diary and Minsk episode of 1952” by doctor of history, Institute of the Latvian history at the Latvian university senior researcher Ineta Lipša (Latvia). The lecture is in Russian.

* ENTRANCE to all the events of the festival except for gigs and parties is FREE!

** Follow the event hosts profiles for the information about the registration.

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