The report “Gender and Power Relations”, is a report published by IETM (International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts), On the Move – OTM, and FACE – Fresh Arts Coalition Europe, authored by Marta Keil (IETM) and Katie Kheriji-Watts (OTM). The report was published in the Albanian language as well, as part of the 10th anniversary of the FemArt Festival.

The report was presented to the public on June 20, 2022 as part of the festival with the Conference:

Conference and Report Publication “Gender and Power Relations” – #Metoo In the Arts: From Calls to Structural Change / By IETM (International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts), On The Move – Otm, and Face – Fresh Arts Coalition Europe / Part of the Erasmus+ Shift Project”.

The conference opened with the opening speech of the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Dr. Vjosa Osmani – Sadriu and Mrs. Zana Hoxha, Founder & Executive Director of Artpolis and FemArt, continuing with the presentation of the report’s findings and recommendations by Katie Watts, Co-author of the Report & Coordinator of Research and Publications – On the Move (OTM) / Belgium

The conference was divided into two discussion panels with the following speakers:

Discussion panel “We Need to Talk: Sexism and sexual harassment in the Art World”

  • Reyes Charle Cuellar, Gender Advisor at European Union Kosovo
  • Katie Watts, Research and Publications Coordinator – On the Move (OTM) / Belgium
  • Miriam Engel, Choreographer, Dancer, Performing artist / Israel
  • Nataša Novaković, Production Manager – DAH Theatre / Serbia
  • Gazmend Ejupi, Artists, Lecturer at UBT (University for Business and Technology), Director at Paper Gallery

Discussion panel “Creating Safer Art Workspaces and Workplaces”

  • Edi Gusia, Chief Executive of the Agency for Gender Equality
  • Valdete Idrizi, Director of Directorate for Culture at Municipality of Mitrovica
  • Vjollca Krasniqi, Lecturer at University of Prishtina & Co-chair at Center for Gender Studies and Research, UP
  • Visar Krusha, Director of Prishtina City Theatre “Dodona”
  • Florent Mehmeti, Director of ODA Theatre

‘Gender and Power Relations’ Report 2022