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FEMART 5 – FEARLESS

Women Artists and Activists Festival

25-31 May 2017, Prishtinë and North Mitrovica, Kosovë


Artpolis - Art and Community Center is organizing the 5th edition of FEMART Festival and is starting from 25-31 May 2017 (7 days)

Every year we engage over hundreds of women artists and activists from around the world that showcase their creative work through: Theater performances, Films (Documentaries, Shorts and Features), Exhibitions, Performance, Concerts, Lectures, Workshops, Panel Discussions and Presentations through various art forms

The festival is used as a platform for starting and presenting ideas and creations that bring forward feminist concepts and their development in Kosovo, by being committed to equal rights for women as well as building dialogue and peace in the region

This edition will be comprised of over 40 activities in Prishtina and North Mitrovica.

For the latest news from the festival, follow us on our Facebook page Femart and instagram FemArt05

This edition is supported by our generous donors: EU Office in Kosovo, Kvinna till Kvinna, UNFPA, Ministry of European Integration, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, US Embassy, UNWOMEN, Municipality of Prishtina, K10 Coalition, Une e du Kosovën, Ipko Foundation

Media sponsors: Kultplus, Klan Kosova, RTK, Telegraph, Kosovalive.

Institutional Partners: Oda Theatre, EUICC (EU Information and Cultural Center), Dodona Theatre, PEN, Monet Gallery and JCoders Academy

We await you with art, activism and friendship-packed week!

7

Days

11

Locations

100+

Artists

Line Up


25 May 2017
20:00 - 20:15
FESTIVAL OPENING
Location: ODA Theatre
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20:15 - 20:30
Premiere Stand Up Performance
Agnesa Qerimi, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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20:30 - 20:45
Dance Theatre - PLAS
Rreze Qerreti, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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20:45 - 21:00
Film - The Silence
Farnoosh Samadi and Ali Asgari, Iran
Location: ODA Theatre
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21:00 - 22:00
DJ Jehonë
Location: ODA Theatre
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26 May 2017
9:30 - 12:30
WORKSHOP: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women
Ana Rizescu, YOUACT
Location: ODA Theatre
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13:00 – 14:30
Meet the Poet - QIBRIJE DEMIRI - FRANGU
Moderator: Naime Beqiraj
Interpreters: Melihate Qena and Anisa Ismaili
Location: Monet Arts & Books Gallery
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16:00 – 17:00
DOKU:TECH - Art as an inspiration for technology
Presenters: Abetare Gojani and Leart Zogjani
Location: EU Information and Cultural Centre (EUICC)
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17:30 – 19:30
Ferdonija Documentary Film and Panel Discussion
Panelists: Ferdonie Qerkezi, Eli Krasniqi, Gazmend Bajri and Shkurta Dauti
Moderator: Besa Luci
Location: DODONA Theatre
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20:00 - 20:40
GOD'S DICE - Theatre Performance
Actors and Director: Camilla Sandri and Samuel Nicola Fuscà
Location: ODA Theatre
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21:30 – 22:30
Concert - The Lovers, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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27 May 2017
09:30 – 12:30
WORKSHOP - DIY - Programming and Electronics
JCODERS ACADEMY
Location: JCODERS Academy Offices str.Enver Maloku no.28, Prishtinë
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13:00 – 14:30
Panel Discussion - FEMINISTE FANTASTIKE - Young women promoting peace
Panelists: Jelena Memet, Jetbardha Selmani, Anita Dragosavac, Liridona Osmanaj, Minja Marđonović, Fjolla Vukshinaj. Kosovo/Serbia
Moderator: Sara Šaljič, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Photography Exhibition - Womanism - Ivana Dervishi, Albania
Location: EU Information and Cultural Centre (EUICC)
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18:00 – 19:00
PREMIERE EXHIBITION TERMOKISS - Details exists; memory, memory’s light; afterglow exists; papaver somniferum exists; sameness, loneliness exist; and the future, the future?
Artist: Sihana Shalaj
Curator: Njomza Dragusha
Location: Ulpiana's Bunker in Prishtina
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19:00 - 19:45
Concert - TRIODESOPRANO
Alberta Troni, Erëmira Çitaku, Jeta Çitaku
Location: The Red Hall, near Newborn
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20:00 – 21:15
Theatre Performance She asked for it, PAN Theatre
Theatre Director: Ksenija Krnajski
Actresses: Branka Stojković, Olivera Viktorović Đurašković, Maja Mitić, Tijana Janković, Bojana Đurašković
Location: ODA Theatre
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21:30 - 22:30
Concert - I am Light
Elsa Rraqi, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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28 May 2017
09:30 - 12:30
WORKSHOP: Creative Writing
Ervina Halili and Shpetim Selmani
Location: ODA Theatre
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13:00 – 15:00
Panel Discussion and Exhibition - Story from the Balkans- The challenges of the LGBTQI community in the region
Panelists: Bekim Asani, Maqedoni, FYR, Blert Morina, Kosovo, Xheni Karaj, Vasilika Laci, Albania, Stefan Bugdanov, Bulgaria
Moderator: Zana Hoxha Krasniqi
Documentary Film - Transindia – Director: Meera Darji – India - 30 min
Venue:

16:00 – 17:00
YOGA, LOVE AND MEDITATION
Instructor: Suada Pajaziti
Location: Gërmia Park
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18:00 – 18:45
Street Performance - FEARLESS
Concept and performers: Camilla Sandri and Samuel Nicola Fuscà, Italy
Location: Mother Theresa Square (in front of MCYS)
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20:00 - 21:00
Theatre Performance Women who became men
Director: Valbona Xibri, Italy
Aktore: Maryna Ivashchenko, Ukranie
Location: ODA Theatre
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21:30 - 21:45
PREMIERE Slam Poetry - I am Fearless!
Adelina Tërshani, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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29 May 2017
09:30 - 12:30
WORKSHOP: Forum Theatre as a tool for societal change
Driada Matoshi and Lulzim Bucolli, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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13:00 – 14:30
Panel Discussion - The role of the Ombudsperson in empowering Women Rights in Kosovo
Panelists: Hilmi Jashari, Ariana Qosaj - Mustafa , Donjeta Kelmendi, Leonora Selmani
Moderator: Adelina Berisha
Location: EU Information and Cultural Centre (EUICC)
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17:00
Panel Discussion - FEMINIST ROLE MODELS
Panelists: Delina Fico and Shukrije Gashi
Moderator: Igballe Rogova
Location: ODA Theatre
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18:00 - 20:30
Artistic Films
Why I Dance - Director: Melanie Zoey Weinstein, USA - 7’min
Lookout – Director: Noa Gusakov, Jerusalem – 18’ min
Hux – Director: Mageina Tova, England - 12’ min
The Good Mother – Director: Sarah Clift, England – 5' min
Oh, be joyful – Director: Susan Jacobson, England – 14' min
Losing Sight of Shore, Director: Sara Moshman, USA - 91’min
Location: DODONA Theatre
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22:00 - 22:45
Theatre Performance - PREMIERE
Actresses: Rita Thaqi, Margarita Ukaj, Elmedina Ramushi and Vjosa Fusha
Concept: Klementina Ramushi
Location: ODA Theatre
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30 May 2017
09:30 - 12:40
WORKSHOP: Gender Mainstreaming in Culture and Arts
Mimoza Paçuku and Erblin Ajdini, PEN, Kosovo
Location: EU Information and Cultural Centre (EUICC)
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13:00 - 14:30
Panel Discussion -Women Change-Makers in Sports
Panelists: Geta Beqa, Daulina Osmani, Vlona Maloku, Zërina Shatri, Shehrije Gërbeshi
Moderator: Alisa Hasani
Location: EU Information and Cultural Centre (EUICC)
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17:00 - 18:00
Forum - Gender Policies in UP
Panelists: Vjollca Krasniqi, Besa Shahini, Nita Luci, Jeta Berisha
Moderator: Venera Čočaj
Location: ODA Theatre
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18:00 - 20:00
Artistic Films
The Evans Girl - Director: Val Jashari, America - 13' min
Shirt Sleeves – Director: Suela Bako, Albania - 14' min
ANA- Director: Ajola Daja, Albania - 26 min
Threads – Director: Donjeta Hyseni – Kosovo: 6' min
One, two, Monologues – Director: Blerina Goce/ Albania - 6' min
EU, so close, so far – Director: Gerta Kapllani - Albania - 2 min
Flower of a thousand Colors – Director: Karen Vazquez Guadarrama, Belgium - 23' min
Seide – Director: Elnura Osmonalieva – Kyrgyzstan/New York - 13' min.
BellaDonna – Director: Dubravka Turić, Croatia - 15' min
Location: DODONA Theatre
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20:00 – 20:40
Vjollca Robelli - Mripa - Live in Concert
Producer: Aram Zarikian
Pianist: Danny Rico, Great Britain
Location: ODA Theatre
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21:00 – 22:00
Theatre Performance - Gypsy Wheels
Director: Kalin Angelov
Performers: Nataliya Tzekova, Martin Lubenov, Bulgaria
Location: ODA Theatre
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31 May 2017
9:30 - 12:40
WORKSHOP: Addressing Gender Based Violence
Valdete Idrizi, Kosovo
Location: ODA Theatre
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13:00 - 14:30
Panel Discussion - What does EU-KOSOVO SAA Bring for Women in Kosovo?
Panelists: Anila Statovci - Demaj MEI, Flora Macula - UNWOMEN, Jeta Krasniqi - KDI, Nora Latifi Jashari - GAP, Donika Emini - KCSS
Moderator: Iliriana Banjska - RRGGK
Location: EU Information and Cultural Centre (EUICC)
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20:00 - 21:00
Special Guest Star- Concert - Farah Siraj - Spiritual JAZZ with flamenco and arab motives
Musicians: Agron Peni, Xhemil Gjin
Location: ODA Theatre
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21:00 - 21:30
CLOSING CEREMONY
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Artists


  • Farah Siraj

    Suada Pajaziti

    Ana Rizescu

  • Ariana Qosaj – Mustafa

    Vjollca – Robelli – Mripa

    Agnesa Qerimi

  • Ardiana Shala

    Valdete Idrizi

    Vjollca Krasniqi

  • Venera Çoçaj

    Mirishahe Syla

    Leart Zogjani

  • Gazmend Bajri

    Flora Macula

    Anila Statovci – Demaj

  • Adelina Berisha

    Abetare Gojani

    Ksenija Krnajski

  • Sara Šaljić

    Karen Vázquez Guadarrama

    Mageina Tovah

  • Delina Fico

    Sarah Clift

    Melihate Qena

  • Dubravka Turić

    Sarah Moshman

    Noa Gusakov

  • Susan Jacobson

    Elnura Osmonalieva

    DJ Jehonë

  • Donjeta Hyseni

    Meera Darji

    Ali Asgari

  • Farnoosh Samadi

    Donika Emini

    Lulzim Bucolli

  • Elsa Rraqi

    Samuel Nicola Fuscà

    Jeta Krasniqi

  • Camilla Sandri

    Anita Dragosavac

    Vlona Maloku

  • Margarita Ukaj

    Stefana Stanenković

    Daniel Rico

  • Nora Latifi-Jashari

    Erblin Ajdini

    Mimoza Paçuku

  • Alisa Hasani

    Bekim Asani

    Shpëtim Selmani

  • Sihana Shalaj

    Njomza Dragusha

    Jelena Memet

  • Anisa Ismaili

    The Lovers

    Ivana Dervishi

  • Adelina Tërshani

Farah Siraj
Named Jordan's Musical Ambassadress, jordanian virtuoso Farah Siraj balances a career that spans the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Farah has performed at some of the world's most prestigious platforms, including the United Nations, Nobel Prize Hall, the World Economic Forum, The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Lincoln Center in New York, MTV, Coke Studio, the TV show Good Morning Live in the USA, MBC TV in the Middle East and the Antena de Oro Awards of Spain. Farah has performed before HM King Abdullah II and HM Queen Rania of Jordan, HM King Juan Carlos of Spain, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and HE Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. In addition, Farah represents Jordan annually on United Nations World Peace Day. To this date, Farah has toured the Middle East, Europe, India, South America and the United States, spreading the message of peace through her music. In 2011 Farah internationally released her album entitled NOMAD, funded personally by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. In NOMAD, Farah performs her original compositions, fusing influences of middle eastern music, flamenco, jazz, bossa and pop, with lyrics in Arabic, Spanish and English. The recordings took place in the Middle East, Spain and the USA, including more than 30 internationally acclaimed musicians from five different continents. In 2012, after the success of NOMAD, Farah presented the world premier of her new work, entitled The Arabian Jazz Project, featuring original compositions and traditional middle eastern tunes set to a jazz context. As a result of the success of The Arabian Jazz Project, Farah was chosen as one of New York's “Summer Stars of Jazz” and named “the Norah Jones of the Middle East” by New York Time Out. In June 2014, Farah released her latest album, Dunya, meaning “world” in Arabic and Hindi. Farah currently leads an ethnically diverse quintet of Arabian Flamenco Jazz, with world-class musicians from the Middle East, Europe, the United States and South America, including music from all four regions. Farah and her band have toured the Middle East, India, Europe and the United States and South America with sold-out concerts in all four regions. During her tour of India, Farah shared the stage with India's most renowned composer, A.R. Rahman, performing Zariya live on MTV. The song hit #1 in the music charts in India and #3 in the Middle East.
Suada Pajaziti

Suada Pajaziti is an inspiring, passionate Nutrition Coach, Registered Yoga teacher and healer, originally from Peje Kosovo.

Over the past 10 years she has been studying various modes of healing, and her interest in eastern philosophy has brought her to Indonesia and later India to study yoga. There, in the home of the Dalai Lama, she completed her 200-hour multi- style TTC and has developed a deep understanding of the yogic philosophy. She also received her Ashtanga 200 hour TTC   in Goa from Master Namito a disciple of B.S Iyengar.  She has studied integrative nutrition in NYC and currently applies eastern and western practices in her approach to helping others transform.

Her interactive and mindful sessions are designed to remind her clients to connect with their truth and live a life free of judgement, fear and greed. Suada invites you to embrace your true calling and be the love that you are.

Ana Rizescu
Ana Rizescu is the Coordinator of YouAct, the European Youth Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights. She builds on more than ten years of volunteering and work focusing on youth participation, health and rights. Ana gained significant experience in the youth area while working as Youth Consultant for the UNFPA Eastern Europe Central Asia Regional Office, as International Coordinator of Y-PEER, YPEN, as an International Fellow at the Peer Education and Research Institute in Bulgaria, as Youth Focal Point for Y-PEER and Peer Educator at the Youth for Youth Foundation in Romania. Ana holds a BA in Communication and Public Relations from the University of Political and Administrative Sciences in Bucharest and a MA on Development, International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid.
Ariana Qosaj – Mustafa
Ariana Qosaj Mustafa is Programme Director and Senior Researcher at Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development – KIPRED. She holds a MSc in Gender, Development and Globalization from The London School of Economics and Political Science-UK and BA in Law studies in Law Faculty from Prishtina University. She is currently a PHD Candidate in the Faculty of Law 'Iustinianus Primus,' in the State University of Skopje, Macedonia.
Vjollca – Robelli – Mripa
Vjollca Robelli Mripa is a Singer/songwriter of Kosova who lives and works in London. UK. Her music takes inspiration from Albanian heritage, elevating the craft of traditional folk music into an innovative jazz infused territory. The singer shot to fame in 2002 with her hit “Ajo” topping radio and TV charts in both Kosovo and Albania. “Ajo” became number one hit on Top Albania Radio and won Videofest’s best Rock video in 2002; it won second place at BBC top of the Pops Concert. Prishtina. That same year saw Robelli as Prishtina’s Youth Music Ambassador. Meanwhile her career as a TV presenter from 2002/4 helped her confidence in music scene. She worked as a host for different live shows in KTV (Koha Vision Television) for a couple of years until she moved to London where she finished her vocal studies and later Music and Media Management degree. In her most recent work in collaboration with two musicians in London her voice inspires courage and emotion with an outpouring of warm and raspy vocals weaving languidly around traditional melodies that will make any listener’s blood stir. The seamless blend of melodies keep you afloat, but between the multiple layers of haunting dreaminess and edge, there’s an emotional intimacy born of both passion and love. She is looking forward to her world premiere performance in Femart festival returning after a decade long hiatus where she will perform live among others, two new songs "Sworn Virgin” and “Zare”
Agnesa Qerimi
Agnesa Qerimi has been a program-manager at Kosovan Youth Council (KYC) for 5 years now. In this organization has lead big projects with the purpose of raising the level of education in the country and activating students beside building requests for fulfilling their needs and interests. Agnesa also is a member of the working group for Professional Schools in OBESSU -  Organizing Bureau of European School Student Unions. Among others, she is a student in her last year in University of Prishtina “ Hasan Prishtina” – Law Faculty. Agnesa is known for her activism starting at a young age believing in equality and equal oppurtunities for everyone. She thinks that educating new generations is the best advocing and developing method for the country.
Ardiana Shala
Ardiana Shala is a psychologist, publicist/writer and feminist activist. In 2012 she graduated in Psychology near „Freie Universität“ in Berlin (FU Berlin). After graduating she returned in Kosovo, where over the years she mostly worked for NGO’s as an advisor for basic & preschool education and a coordinator for building peace through education in early childhood and protecting human rights. She has finished a 3 year advanced training in Behavioral-Cognitive Psychotherapy from “Kosova Health Foundation” and “Izrael Society of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy”. Her activism includes publications and writing in different social issues mostly in the “S’bunkuer” blog. Her literature writings are published in different anthologies in the region and Europe. Lately she has published a writing in an albanian Contemporary Poetry Anthology “A dangerous method”, (Albas Publishing House, Tirana, 2015). She now works as a psychologist/psychotherapist with the youth and people with disabilities, she is also engaged in the sector of NGO’s focusing in Gender-Equality; quality of school education and human rights.
Valdete Idrizi
Valdete Idrizi, is an activist of peace, born and raised in Mitrovica, Kosovo. She began her activism at a very young age, firstly with the alternative theatre in Mitovica, in the 90’s, and after the war in Kosovo in 1999. Valdete is one of the founders of the local multiethnical organization, Community Building Mitrovica (CBM), known not only in Kosovo, but also in the Balkans. Valdete, as an activist and a devoted feminist, she manages through her work, to contribute in a volunteer-like way in many initiatives and organizations. Since 2009, she continues to be a coordinator of the Forum of Mitrovica, a platform for dialog and cooperation between two sides of the city. Idrizi has a very rich professional past, including her studies in Geology, Master Studies in Conflict-managing, and a very active engagement in the alternative theater in her hometowm for almost 20 years.
Vjollca Krasniqi
Dr. Vjollca Krasniqi, is a sociologist. She is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Philosophy and the Faculty of Economics, University of Prishtina. She is the co-chair of the University Programme for Gender Studies and Research. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Ljubljana, an M.Sc. degree in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics, and a BA degree in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Prishtina. Her research interests are gender, nation and collective memory, post-war reconstruction and post-war justice, and social policy. She has led and participated in numerous international research projects (INFORM Horizon 2020; Tribunal Impact; SCOPES/ Gorani Identity; Gender and Education). In Spring 2016, she was a visiting scholar at the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth College. She has been active in the women’s movement in the Balkans and organized/participated in a number of international conferences on political and gender issues.
Venera Çoçaj
Venera Çoçaj is current Head of Research in ORCA, organization which has primarily scope of work academic integrity in with the public University of Pristina. Previous years she worked as Human Rights Program Coordinator at YIHR-KS. Her main focus of interest are; Gender and feminist studies, Human Rights and Social movements and Memory studies. She is actively involved in memory platforms as: Memory Lab- a Trans-European Exchange Platform on History and Remembrance, Memory Mapping Kosovo and Youth Memories. She has attended Regional School of Transitional Justice in Belgrade, Young Feminist Summer school-Agora in Brussels, and finished the Summer School Comparative Studies on Gender and Sexuality at the University of Prishtina. Venera is currently enrolled at University of Prishtina where she is finishing her last year of sociology studies as a scholarship-winning student. There she also finished her practice at the University Program for Gender Studies and Research. Venera is a co-author of the short awarded film Equinox. She lives in-between her hometown Porec, Croatia, and Prishtina, Kosovo, where she’s studying and working.
Mirishahe Syla
Mirishahe Syla was born in 1993. She finished her bachelor studies in Prishtina in Political Sciences. She is an active part of civil society in different ways for many years now. Including activities like in organizing protests, activities with the youth, volunteer work in a lot of organizations and organizing educational events for the youth. From Political Sciences she got interested in gender studies, which now she follows at the University of Northern Iowa in the USA. She is committed in stopping and eliminating gender-based violence in our country, also spreading the feminist ideology between all genders and ages. In this ediiton of FemArt she will follow the activities of the festival reflecting from a gender-based perspective.
Leart Zogjani
Founder and Art Director at Kokrra and teaching assistant at the University of Pristina, I have done my Master degree in graphic design at the University of Pristina, while having also continued my education at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts – Paris and Animation Mentor – California.
Gazmend Bajri
Cameraman and editor with considerable work experience, which he earned from work and involvement in a considerable number of projects of Virtual Studio, in which he was also a co-founder. He also showed originality, creativity and skills in making practical choices combining graphics and film images where he applied most of them in a lot of projects and multimedia campaigns. In 2007, together with Arben Myftari, a multimedia designer operating in Vienna, he founds his new company titled 3VStudio, where apart from his cameraman and editor work he was acknowledged for his menagerial work and as a punctual and productive producer. His cooperations and activities include various artists such as: Alan Adelsson, director from New York, first camera assistant for world renowned cameraman Marek Septimus Wieser, cameraman and editor in a filmic project of new albanian director – Shota Bukoshi, awarded in Vienna Documentary Festival and nominated in Zagreb Film Festival; camera and editing for an albanian director that lives and works in USA – Ramazan Ajdini, and a lot video artists for which he conducted, assisted their video installations and work.
Flora Macula
Flora Macula serves as Officer in Charge, UN Women Kosovo* office and as UNSCR 1325 Regional Program Peace and Governance Adviser. She has been working for UNIFEM/UN Women Kosovo Project Office since 2000. Ms Macula has supported women’s efforts on institutionalization of Gender mechanisms within governmental institutions, and on developing the National Action Plans for Gender Equality (NAP) and Gender Equality Laws in Kosovo, Albania, Monte Negro, and Serbia
Anila Statovci – Demaj
She was born in Prishtina where she continued her education all the way until finishing the studies in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Prishtina. After graduating she worked for a while as an assistant professor in this faculty until she went for doctoral studies in Vienna at the University of Economics and Business Administration. In 2003 she was certified as an internal auditor in the American Institute of Internal Audit
Adelina Berisha
Adelina Berisha is a feminist activist. Since 2007 she is part of the Kosovo’s Women Network. Until now, she has been involved in issues about Equality in genders, focusing specifically in violence on the subject. During her work, she has contributed as assisting-researcher, researches, author and coordinator of some important researches. In years 2007 and 2008, she assisted the following researches: 1. Survey research on the level of violence in Equality-gender based matters in Kosovo and it’s impact on Reproductive Health of Women. 2. Safety starts at Home – Research about the compilation of the first national strategy and action plan against violence in families. In 2008, with the demand of NDI she conducted the research “Women candidates of Parliamentary Elections of 2007”. She is a co-author of these research reports: 1. Enough with the excuses – An analysis of attitudes, incidents and institutional actions agains violence in families in Kosovo; 2. Sexual harassment in Kosovo.; 3. Who cares? Requests, offers and options on the growth of possibilities of child-care in Kosovo. Right now she is a coordinator for advocacy in Kosovo’s Women Network.
Abetare Gojani
Abetare is responsible for supporting the overall success of Foundation’ programs in cooperation with staff. She manages the overall programs of the Foundation that include the design of the program strategy and activities, daily oversight operations, management of budgets, problem-solving, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and contributing to the organization’s vision. She joined IPKO Foundation on November 2010 and was part of the success stories of all the activities of the Foundation since then. Abetare graduated from A.U.K in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology majoring in Business Management and Public Policy and has successfully finished the TOP Manager training program organized by CEED.
Ksenija Krnajski
Theatre director from Novi Sad, lives in Belgrade. For many years she has been an associate of the NADA Project which was dealing with the advancement and promotion of contemporary playwriting. She continues that work, besides directing contemporary authors, as a member of the editorial board of the biggest Serbian theatrical magazine, Scena (2004-2008), as well as by discovering new talents as a member of the jury for the Borislav Mihailovic Mihiz award for playwriting. Ksenija`s awards: The best director at FESTIC, the international festival of theatre for children, for Peach Leaf Remedy (Belgrade, 2007) and the AUDIENCE Award for Omnibus Opera at Armel Festival (Budapest, Hungary, 2016.)
Sara Šaljić
Sara Šaljić originally comes from very small town – Tutin, which is located in the south western part of Serbia. She moved to Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she obtained both Bachelor and Master degree in Psychology. Beside this, Sara is involved in feminist movement since her age of 14, and this is still the main direction in her personal and professional growth and development. Sara currently works with Kvinna till Kvinna, as a Project Officer of cross-regional project Young Women’s Peace Academy. Title of this project is the best description of her main interests, it’s women’s rights, it’s peace, it is equality. Sara delivered many trainings and workshops for different target groups, on various topics, from emotional intelligence, self-confidence, intercultural learning to peacebuilding and advocacy, educating almost 400 people through different programs. Sara enjoys good talks and open minded people. She believes that injustice anywhere is threat to justice everywhere, and so is very interested in grassroot work and activism, believing that changes needed and being made in small communities are those which matter and should have been promoted to higher levels of activism and decison making processes.
Karen Vázquez Guadarrama
Karen Vázquez Guadarrama (22 June 1988) was born in Mexico City and studied film at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Gent, Belgium after spending a year in France. Her films are a search for a rudimentary form of narrative where she explores little events of daily life with great attention to emotions and small details. She makes narrative short films and documentaries. Her first narrative short film “Mont d’Or” was selected at several international film festivals and won the Grand Prix at Kratkofil Plus Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Mageina Tovah
Mageina Tovah is an actor, filmmaker, writer and visual artist. She is known for her acting work in television and film, including the Sam Raimi "Spider- Man" films, "The Magicians", "You're the Worst", "American Horror Story", "Scandal", as well as for her years of work with acclaimed author Ray Bradbury and his Pandemonium Theatre Company. Mageina wrote, directed, produced, edited and starred in the award winning film, "Hux" which has screened at festivals around the world such as Raindance Film Festival in London and Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Delina Fico

Delina Fico është drejtuese dhe menaxhere me përvojë në fushën e zhvillimit të shoqërisë civile, barazisë gjinore, avokimit, zhvillimit individual dhe institucional, zhvillimit strategjik, edukimit publik dhe sigurimit të fondeve. Në 29 vitet e fundit Delina ka punuar si drejtuese, menaxhere dhe specialiste për organizata jofitimprurëse, kompani, institucione publike, institucione akademike dhe organizma ndërqeveritarë shqiptarë dhe të huaj në Shqipëri, Kosovë, SHBA, Kaukaz dhe Azinë Qendrore, duke përfshirë East West Management Institute, Chemonics International, World Learning for International Development, IREX, New School for Social Research (në SHBA dhe në programet e tyre në Kosovë, Serbi, Gjeorgji, Azerbajxhan dhe Kirgizstan); si dhe Universiteti i Tiranës, Ministria e Jashtme dhe Qendra e Gruas (Shqipëri). 

Sarah Clift
Sarah has worked in commercial media as a Creative Director for 18 years, in London and Paris. She recently began writing and directing for film, and La Madre Buena (The Good Mother) is her debut short. The topical film has already won 5 gold awards at the Kinsale Short Film Festival, including Best Writing and Best International New Director, is a winner of the Lifetime TV short film awards in partnership with Women in Film & TV UK, and an award at the Afrodite Short Film awards in Italy. It has been screened in festivals across the world and received much high profile attention from the likes of The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, The Monocle and the BBC. Sarah is actively involved in supporting Free The Bid, a groundbreaking initiative that champions more female directors in the commercial landscape.
Melihate Qena
Melihate Qena was born on December 15, 1949 in Mitrovica, Kosova. She is an actress and assistant director
Dubravka Turić
Dubravka Turić (born 1973.) received a MA in film and TV editing from Zagreb University, Academy of Dramatic Arts, in 1998. She is an editor, director and screenwriter. Dubravka has edited over twenty feature, experimental, and animated films, and over two hundred commercials. Between 2000 and 2009, she also worked as a screenwriter on several TV documentary serials ("Svlačionica", "Mjenjaćnica", "Koleđicom po svijetu"; clients RTL and Croatian Radiotelevision). The short fiction film "Belladonna" is the first project for which she claims full authorship, as writer, director and editor. Dubravka lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia.
Sarah Moshman
Sarah Moshman is an Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker and TEDx speaker whose work has been featured on Upworthy, Marie Claire, CNN, and Good Morning America. After directing two short documentaries about female empowerment in young women, (Girls Rock! Chicago (2010) and Growing up Strong: Girls on the Run (2012)) she set out to direct her first feature doc The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things (2014) which has been screened over 400 times around the US and around the world in schools, groups, organizations and corporations starting conversations about gender equality. With Indieflix as the distributor, the film has been sponsored by major brands like Nordstrom, American Girl and Microsoft to spread this message far and wide. Losing Sight of Shore is Sarah’s second feature-length documentary which follows the incredible journey of four women who rowed across the Pacific Ocean. Sarah is dedicated to telling stories that uplift and inspire as well as showcase strong female role models on screen.
Noa Gusakov
Noa Gusakov grew up in Israel. She is a graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, Jerusalem. Her writing and directing credits include 4 completed short films: Walking Up, Lookout,Sabbatical and Large Soldier which have collectively screened at over 30 film. Her film Lookout won 10 awards in International festivals. The script for her newest film "Large Soldier" was developed at the Short Film Station- the Berlinale lab for short scripts. Works as Screenwriter & Editor for TV productions.
Susan Jacobson
Fascinated by human nature and the emotional extremes of the individual, Susan’s films reflect her passion. Her work has been described as ‘Elegant’ (Time Out), and ‘Hearteningly diverse in style and subject’ (The Independent). Susan’s films have won awards across the globe. Her feature film, THE HOLDING (distributed by Lionsgate) won Best Director at Fantasporto & Best Director at Estapoona Fantasy Film Festival amongst other awards, and has enjoyed a successful worldwide online & DVD release. Her short films have had huge support, most notably ONE HUNDREDTH OF A SECOND (co-produced by the UK Film Council) won Best Film at The Manhattan Short Film Festival amongst many others and became a YouTube sensation. Susan’s films have been selected by Women in Film and Television International for their Worldwide Showcase. She is a Guiding Lights Alumni and was mentored by Gillies MacKinnon (HIDEOUS KINKEY, REGENERATION). Susan regularly directs for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum at the BAFTA headquarters in London and internationally. Susan runs her Production Company, Pistachio Pictures with her business partner and fellow Producer, Alex Boden. The scope of the projects they produce is diverse, from television, documentaries and drama. Most recently the documentary about PULP starring Jarvis Cocker, which won Best Music Film at the NME Awards.
Elnura Osmonalieva
Elnura Osmonalieva was born in Kyrgyzstan, the heart of Central Asia, in 1981. She attended a Soviet school and later studied in the US just a few years following the disintegration of the Soviet Union. She is an advocate for art and education. Her works explore human experiences in the circumstances of poverty and strong societal pressures. Currently she is based in New York where she is a graduate film student at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
DJ Jehonë
Disa e thërrasin koincidencë, e tjerët fat.. ne e thërrasim magji. Jehonë është e vecantë në çdo kuptim të shprehjës, aq sa edhe prindërit e saj kishin idenë që një ditë ajo do të përshkonte botën e muzikës. Ballkani ka qenë skena e saj performuese në vitet e fundit. Ambicja dhe vendosmëria e saj nuk i kanë lënë shumë kohë për të humbur. Ajo në 1 vit ka arritur të performoj në më shumë vende se sa shumica e performuesve nuk performojnë as në 5.
Donjeta Hyseni
Donjeta Hyseni is an Albanian Screenplay and Director. She has been a leading directing film since the 2013. She focused on short stories:drama,social, experimental.
Meera Darji
Meera Darji is an award winning filmmaker. As a passionate documentary filmmaker she focuses on capturing real stories of voiceless communities and people living on the margins of society. Meera has always been interested in capturing journeys and documenting inspiring tales, hoping to not only create an impact to address social issues and human rights. She believe the medium of films have the power to capture morals, messages and escapism, which she achieves through her projects. Meera has created many films that have been acclaimed at international Film Festivals, including winning the Royal Television Society Award Best Factual and several Official Selections. Meera has continued to dive into the world of film by producing several documentaries, short films and has also created immersive experimental work.
Ali Asgari
Ali Asgari was born in Tehran, Iran. He is a graduated of cinema in Italy. He began his career as an assistant director. He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talent Campus 2013.. His short film “More Than Two Hours” was in competition at Cannes 2013 and Sundance Film festival 2014. His short film “The Baby” was premiered in competition of Venice Film Festival 2014. His short films were screened in more than 500 festivals around the world and won more than100 international awards. His first feature film script is accepted at Cinefondation Residence of Cannes Film Festival. “The Silence” is his first short film which was made out of Iran and will have its world premiere in competition at Cannes Film Festival 2016.
Farnoosh Samadi
Farnoosh Samadi was born in Iran and graduated from the Fine Arts Academy in Rome. She started her career as a filmmaker at the Iranian Youth Cinema Society and after that she made some video installations. She is the scriptwriter for the short films “More Than Two Hours” directed by Ali Asgari which was nominated for a Palme d’Or at Cannes 2013, “The Baby” which was premiered in Short film competition at Venice Film Festival 2014 and some other short films . She is currently co-writing a feature film with Ali Asgari which is accepted at Cinefondation Residence of Cannes Film Festival. The Silence is her first short film which will have its world premiere in competition at Cannes Film Festival 2016.
Donika Emini
Donika Emini është bursiste e Fondacionit Konrad Adenauer (KAS). Më parë ajo ka punuar si hulumtuesedhe Menaxhere e Projekteve në Institutin Ballkanik për Politika (IPOL), Asistente e Hulumtimit në Sekretariatin e Transparency International në Berlin. Prej 1 Nëntor 2013 Donika është duke punuar si hulumtuese në Qendrën Kosovare për Studime të Sigurisë si pjesë e Programit të Fondacionit për Shoqëri të Hapur për Zhvillim Profesional. Donika menaxhon programin për Integritet në sektorin e sigurisë, dhe programin për Bashkëpunim Rajonal dhe Ndërkombëtarë në Sektorin e Sigurisë.
Lulzim Bucolli
​Mr. Bucolli uses theatre as a teaching modality for students of all ages. He believes that theatre should be used by everyone as a medium of expression, healing and healthy human development. Right now he is working on developing an educational program for students of public and private schools in Prishtina. He is also looking forward to using theatre in hospitals, juvenile centers and other facilities where drama can make a change. Some of the classes Lulzim took at NYU are; creative drama, physical theatre, applied theatre, styles of acting and directing. Most of the classes were focused on developing his theatre skills, knowledge and ways to facilitate groups of people towards creativity and growth.
Elsa Rraqi
Une jom Elsa Rraqi. Kom linde me 8 korrik 1997 ne Zvicer, jom rrite ne Prizren, ku e kom perfundu shkollimin e ulet dhe te mesem, njekohesisht edhe shkollen e ulet te muzikes per piano. Aktualisht studioj pedagogji muzikore ne Fakultetin e Arteve ne Prishtine.
Samuel Nicola Fuscà
Samuel Nicola Fuscà is dancer and choreographer, he is co-founded of statolento – performing arts – that it’s born as a collective in the occupied space of Cavallerizza Reale in Turin, Italy. He graduated in phisical theater and performing arts from Atelier di Philip Radice(2014); he combine the theatrical studies with dance and martial arts - Bharata Natyam e Kalaripayattu and African/Indian percussion studies. He is graduate in Cultural Antropology at the Siena University. Today he works in theater and as a radio speaker. He studies dance and choreography with scholarship Action.
Jeta Krasniqi
Jeta Krasniqi është menaxhere e projektit në Institutin Demokratik të Kosovës (KDI) ku udhëheq projektin për fuqizimin e rolit mbikqyrës të Kuvendit ndaj Qeverisë si dhe rritjen e pjesëmarrjes së qytetarëve në procesin e dialogut Kosovë-Serbi (financuar nga Ambasada e Zvicrës). Znj. Krasniqi është nënkryetare e Komisionit Qeveritar për njohjen dhe verifikimin e statusit të viktimave të dhunës seksuale gjatë Luftës Çlirimtare të Kosovës si dhe anëtare e bordit e Rrjetit të Grave të Kosovës.
Camilla Sandri
Camilla Sandri is an actress and director in theater, she is co-founded of statolento – performing arts – that it’s born as a collective in the occupied space of Cavallerizza Reale in Turin, Italy. From 2011 to 2015 she collaborating with The Magdalena Project Archives, women in contemporary theater at Odin Teatrer, DK. She studied acting at the Teatro Stabile of Torino and she graduated in Letters and Theater at the Bologna University. Today she works in theater as an actress and director in Italy and expand her studies with dance, choreography and new forms of contemporary theater.
Anita Dragosavac
I am professor of history, particularly concerned with women’s history. My master thesis deals with the international cooperation of women organization in second part of twenty century. I attended Women studies, and since 2015 I am member of Alternative girls center, in which I working on workshop with youth in many projects such as; “Zero tolerance for gender-based violence” in partnership with Autonomous women’s center, workshops with girls from Kosovo within the project “Young women for peace from Kosovo and Serbia”, etc...I published text that deals problems of women in former Yugoslavia, in publication from 2014 that names “Gender and Left” which published Women’s information and documentation center. I am actively engaged in feminism and activism.
Vlona Maloku
Lindur ne Kranj me 08.11.1990 - Me arsim te larte sportiv - mbaruar Fakultetin e Shkencave Sportive, aktualisht studente e shkalles Master ne Shkencat Sportive pran FSHS te Universitetit te Prishtinës. Karrierën si pingpongistes e filloj ne moshën 6 vjeçare nën ndikimin e vëllait Shkodranit. Luajti për shumë vite për Ekipin Kombëtar të Sllovenisë. Në vitin 2012 u zhvendos ne Prishtinë ku filloj me studime dhe si anëtare e klubit të pingpongut Prishtina. Është kampionja absolute e Kosovës ne pingpong dhe pingponistja me rezultatet me të mira edhe ne arenën ndërkombëtare të pingpongut.
Margarita Ukaj
Une quhet Margarita Ukaj dhe kam lindur me 7 tetor te vitit 1998 ne Prishtine, Kosove.  Shkollen fillore e kam perfunduar ne Shkollen fillore ‘’ Elena Gjika’’ dhe gjimnazin ne ‘’Sami Frasher’’. Gjate gjithe viteve shkollore kam pasur sukses te shkelqyeshem. Kam qene tre vite ne shkollen e muzikes ‘’Amadeus’’ per solo kendim dhe piano, ku poashtu kam pasur sukses te shkelqyeshem. Gjate ketyre viteve kam marre pjese ne koncertet e organizuara nga ‘’Amadeus’’ ne sallen e kuqe.
Stefana Stanenković
Stefana Stanenković was born on 12th of June, 1992 in Vranje, Serbia. She graduated Environmental and Agricultural Management at International Business College Mitrovica in Kosovo. Since 2011, during student days she became volunteer of many NGOs in Northern Kosovo and young activist for human rights with the special focus on women's rights. Her carrier in Artpolis started in September 2015 by organizing activity " Human Rights Training" for multi-ethnic group of youth, after which follows many other trainings and workshops. She formed amateur group of young actors with which are created 3 Forum Theater performances and performens in Serbian municipalities in Kosovo. "Ljubav (ne) treba da boli?!" and "Nesigurna" Forum Theater performances had the aim to increase awareness about GBV and to empower audience to report violence, as well "Je l' treba da ćutimo?" aiming to increase awareness about women property rights. For the first time, this year Stefana organizes a part of Femart festival in North Mitrovica.
Daniel Rico
2017 - Touring with Stroy and Steaming Satellites, Drums, Europe - Working on Solo Project DRiP in collaboration with Astrid Steiner (Luma Launisch), London UK - Composing for the dance piece Vozes que Movem by Rosana Ribeiro, Lisbon PT 2014 – 2016 Andreya Triana Keyboards/Piano/Percussion (Soul), London UK Performing on TV, Radio Shows (Jamie Cullum, Jools Holland et.al.) and Festivals (Glastonbury, Royal Albert Hall et.al.) 2013 – 2015 Army of One, Drums (Hard Rock), London UK 2011 – 2014 Derek Trotson Drums/Piano/Percussion (Prog-Rock), London UK 2004 – 2012 Maze of Mind Drums (Rock), Salzburg AUT Con-Fusión Piano (Jazz), Salzburg AUT The Black White Gray Drums (Rock), Salzburg AUT Tunnagan Drums (Celtic Folk), Vienna AUT Parametrix Keyboards (Funk/Fusion), Salzburg AUT Lori Watson Keyboards (Folk), Glasgow SCT
Nora Latifi-Jashari
Nga 1 dhjetori 2016, Nora është Drejtoreshë Ekzekutive në Institutin GAP. Ajo iu bashkua Institutit GAP në dhjetor 2007 dhe para se të marrë pozitën e Drejtoreshës Ekzekutive, ajo ka shërbyer si Drejtoreshë e Financave dhe pastaj si Menaxhere e Programeve. Përmes programit Fulbright, ajo ka përfunduar studimet Master në Ekonomi nga Northern Illinois University në SHBA. Ajo gjithashtu mban titullin Baçelor në Menaxhment & Ndërmarrësi dhe Politika Publike nga Instituti për Teknologji i Roçesterit dhe Universiteti Amerikan në Kosovë. Përveç përvojës së saj akademike, Nora ishte gjithashtu një praktikante në Ministrinë e Ekonomisë dhe Financave dhe ka punuar si zyrtare për kredi të biznesit në ProCredit Bank në Kosovë. Nora ka marrë pjesë edhe në shumë seminare që trajtojnë çështje të ndryshmë ekonomike dhe sociale si dhe ka marrë pjesë në trajnime të ndryshme profesionale.
Erblin Ajdini
Erblini kreu studimet për Ekonomi në Universitetin e Prishtinës. Ka punuar ne projekte për fuqizimin e rinisë ne procese politike dhe zgjedhore, hulumtues për filantropi si dhe për 2 vjet në sektorin bankar. Erblin Ajdini momentalisht punon si Zyrtar për integrimin e perspektivës gjinore në Rrjetin e edukatorëve bashkëmoshatar (PEN). Qëllimi kryesor i projektit PRO WO+MAN të cilin ai prezanton, eshtë integrimi i perspektivës gjinore në organizata dhe sindikata në vend. Erblini beson fuqimisht që perspektiva gjinore duhet të merret seriozisht dhe të aplikohet në çdo institucion publik e privat në Kosovë. Duke përdorë qasjen dhe metodologjinë e perspektivës gjinore arrihet barazia gjinore dhe theksohet roli i demokracisë ne vendin tonë.
Mimoza Paçuku
Mimoza Paçuku, është aktiviste për të drejtat e njeriut. Tetë vitet e fundit, Mimoza ka punuar me pasion në fuqizimin e grave dhe vajzave, minoriteteve dhe personave me aftësi të kufizuara në Kosovë dhe Maqedoni. Ajo ka studiuar Shkencat Politike në Universititetin FON, në Shkup, ndërsa studimet Master i ka kryer në Central European University, Budapest, drejtimi – studime gjinore. Momentalisht, Mimoza është menaxhere e projektit “Pro Wo+Man” në organizatën PEN, ku ju ndihmon organizatave dhe sindikatave të integrojnë perspektivën gjinore në nivel organizativ dhe në nivel të programeve.
Alisa Hasani
Alisa Hasani është hulumtuese dhe aktiviste. Studimet e Master i ka përfunduar në Iowa State University, SHBA, në Politika Publike dhe Politika Krahasuese. Në SHBA ka punuar në zyrën e ISU për politika të veteranëve. Aktualisht punon në shoqëri civile në Kosovë, respektivisht ne PIPS. Fushat e interesit të saj përfshijnë analizat statistikore, bigdata dhe drejtesi sociale. Ajo merret aktivisht me sport: hiking dhe vrapim.
Bekim Asani
Bekim Asani eshte njeri nder themeluesit dhe kryetare i shoqates LGBT United Tetovo nga Maqedonia.Bekimi eshte nder aktivistet LGBT me aktiv ne Ballkan dhe ne Evrope,por edhe ne te njejten kohe personi lgbt me i kercenuar ne ballkan per shkak qe ai fol haptas per orientimin e tij seksual dhe besimin e tij. Bekimi eshte jo vetem LGBT aktivist por edhe feminist dhe luftetare per te drejtat e komunitetit rom.
Shpëtim Selmani
Shpëtim Selmani ka mbaruar studimet Master në Fakultetin e Arteve – Aktrim.  Luan në teatër. Shkruan poezi, prozë dhe dramë
Sihana Shalaj
Sihana Shalaj is an artist and explorer from Prishtina, Kosovo.
Sihana is a student of graphic design and for some time now she has been exploring new dimensions, which refer to parallel or alternate universes or other imagined planes of existence.
Sihana will be the first artist to represent Termokiss and she wants to furtherance its strategy. A strategy that intents to promote new artists from Kosovo and new forms of expression
Njomza Dragusha
Njomza Dragusha is a community organizer, artist and curator from Prishtina, Kosovo.
Njomza is a student of environmental engineering and she has been part of many projects related to well-conceived public spaces.
With her work Njomza tries to promote the importance of public support for recommendation of particular causes or policies which would help Kosovo's citizens to find new spaces in order to express their shared self-interests. 
Njomza is part of Termokiss which is a community-run center in Prishtina with the mission of urban and civil exchange, reflection and changemaking.
Jelena Memet
Jelena Memet is a feminist and peace activist from Serbia, co-founder and a chairwoman of Alternative Girls' Center, an organization working with and for girls’ and young women's rights, as well as minority groups. She works on empowering and educating girls and young women about women’s rights, gender equality, transitional justice, and peace building. She is an activist for the Women in Black Network and the Women against Violence network in Serbia. She attended Alternative Women’s Studies at the Center for Women Studies in Belgrade. She worked at the Sandglass Association of Women as a coordinator of a 2-year project, “Active girls form equal society” supported by Kvinna till Kvinna. In previous work, she was engaged part-time as a web administrator for five years and part-time as project assistant and SOS consultant for women who survived violence. She participated in many protests for transitional justice and for women’s rights as a street activist, and was involved in many projects regarding women’s empowerment. For the last six years she has facilitated workshops for girls in high schools and trainings for peer education, with topics regarding women’s rights, violence against women, and gender equality in Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo. Since 2013 she became an Integrated Security Trainer and facilitated several workshops in Macedonia, Bosnia, and Croatia during 2014 and 2015.
Anisa Ismaili
Anisa Ismaili was born on August 7, 1973, in Prishtina. She has finished her studies in Acting at the Faculty of Arts. She has acted in many long and short feature films. She has performed in theatres in almost all Kosovo centers. She was even presented with several premiere performances in Vienna and Dover. For several years now she has been working in RTK as a show and documentary producer. She is also a FemArt festival coordinator. She has published one book of prose, "Moments" and will soon publish a second book. She currently lives and works in Prishtina.
The Lovers
We are a band from Pristina, Kosovo. The sound of The Lovers can be described as New Indie Rock or New Alternative Rock. We are merging the spirit of 2000’s brit pop with the melancholy of 80’s new wave, but adding flavor with female vocals and harmonies. The Lovers formed in May 2013 consisting of 5members of young and very ambitious musicians. During this period the main core of the group, comprising of vocalist and guitarist Suada Abazi, Vigan Luzha, also on Vocals and Guitar and Bassist and Vocalist Yll Krasniqi, found their sound and promoted it all over Kosovo with different drummers. All that promotion lead to a performance at the “Bulza Live Session” in 2015 where most of the songs were recorded for the first time. In 2016 the band was joined by German drummer from Houston, Texas, Philipp Smaller, and is currently working on their first EP and plans on touring through Europe in 2017.
Ivana Dervishi
Ivana Dervishi (lindur më 1 nëntor 1993) është një aktiviste e të drejtave të njeriut në Shqipëri, e cila punon si gazetare dhe fotoreportere për Rrjetin Ballkanik për Gazetari Investigative, BIRN Albania që nga viti 2014. Dervishi ka përfunduar studimet në fakultetin juridik në vitin 2015.
Adelina Tërshani
Adelina Tershani u lind me 1 Prill 1997, në Prishtinë. Shkollën fillore e kreu në fshatin Dobrajë e Madhe të komunës së Lipjanit, të mesmen në Gjimnazin “Ulpiana” në këtë komunë, kurse tani vijon studimet në Fakultetin Filologjik, Departamenti i Gazetarisë, viti i dytë, në Universitetin “Hasan Prishtina” në Prishtinë.

Team


Zana Hoxha Krasniqi – Festival Artistic Director

Agnesa Xheladini – Festival Coordinator

Jeta Berisha – Festival Coordinator

Jetbardha Selmani – Festival Coordinator

Dren Buza – Volunteer Coordinator/Festival Assistant

Art Kaçamaku – Festival Assistant

CONTACT


Address

Agim Ramadani nr. 16/6-1, Prishtinë 10000 (just behind the National Theater of Kosovo)

Phone

+381 (0)38 221512 - 09:00am - 17:00pm

Email

femartfest@gmail.com


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