Sistrum Association. The Lesbian* Culture Space

Poland

Call 

Support to European Cooperation Projects

Strand or category 

Small Scale Cooperation Projects

Cultural operator – who are you?

Name of organisation 

Sistrum Association. The Lesbian* Culture Space 

Country 

Poland

Organisation website  http://sistrum.org.pl/

Contact person 

Agnieszka Małgowska, [email protected]

tel. 533 725 925

Organisation type 

non-governmental organisation

Scale of the organization 

3 activists, 25 000 euro

Aims and activities of the organisation 

It focuses on the widely-understood lesbian* culture in Poland. The asterisk means inclusivity for those who identify with the experience of non-heteronormative women – be it mental, physical, spiritual, or political. It is important that the word lesbian does not disappear from public debate, including in the LGBTQ+ or rainbow community. 

The aim of the Association is to create, animate, disseminate, and archive lesbian* culture in Poland in order to root lesbians* in culture and give them cultural references for constructing their identity. It is guided by the principle: We don’t judge, but observe, because the most important thing is the process. It constructs the space where sisterhood and female creativity are possible.

Sistrum work both online and offline. It focuses on cyclical actions that give lesbian* culture continuity, and allows audiences to delve deeper.

http://sistrum.org.pl/

Role of the organisation in the project

project partner

Proposed Creative Europe project – to which project are you looking for partners? 

Sector or field 

cultural heritage – Polish Lesbian* Cultura, Archive

Projects searched – are you interested in participating in other EU projects as a partner? 

Yes

Which kind of projects are you looking for? 

Projects about women's culture, LGBTQ + community, archives

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