quEAR! 2011


The quEAR! festival was held for the first time August 5.-7. 2011 at the wagon housing collective Schwarzer Kanal in Berlin, Germany.

Throughout the three day festival, approximately 1,000 visitors/listeners participated in the event and over 100 people attended workshops on making radio, queering the voice, audio editing software, free radio scene and non-violent communication.

In the more than 50 exhibited sound pieces, a wide range of topics were covered, such as: the fight of LGBTI activists in various parts of the world; police violence against People of Color; the rights of intersex people; the history of the persecution of homosexual men in Germany; the situation of refugees in Europe; feminist body politics; and much more.
You can find the complete program here.

Reports/Press (in german)

The quEAR! Festival 2011 was made possible with the support by:

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