Drunk Feminism (Panel+Music)

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Date : 16 March,2018

Location : Bahan Township,Yangon.

Duration : 8pm-10pm

Type : Paid(8000 fee)

Description : They are hosting a DRUNK FEMINISM PANEL : *uninhibited* conversation from  panelists and audience on the subject of media representation, the music industry, and double standards.

MUSIC :
P.O.E.M – Three-piece electro psychedelic pop #girlband.
Phoebe – Singer songwriter, and pianist.
Maze of Mara – girl-heavy Gothic metal band. Acoustic set.

(English) PANEL :

Aye Min Thant is a Yangon-based Myanmar studies scholar, activist, and feminist killjoy. She has BAs in feminist studies and anthropology, an MA in Asian Studies and is an associate editor for Coconuts Yangon. She spends her free time petting cats and thinking of ways to ruin your favorite shows and celebrities.

Ja Seng Ra is a Gender Specialist at Tharthi Myay Foundation. She holds an MA in Gender and Peace Building, and an MA in Global Politics. She is an alumni of the “Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program,” an accredited Gender Trainer by UNDP Myanmar. Her research interests include masculinity, gender concept in the Myanmar context, gender and conflict, and participatory tools for discussing sensitive topics. Currently, she works in Kachin State where she is advising projects, promoting gender equality, drug prevention, and environmental protection.

Nandar has been a feminist before she knew what the word “Feminism” was. Her translation work of “We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimmanda Ngozi Adichie into Myanmar language gained Nandar local notoriety. She is now a social influencer online on the subjects of Feminism, LGBTQI community rights and domestic violence against women. Her reach includes many demographics. Currently, she is working with a theatre project, ‘Attway’s Life’ that raises awareness about gender-based violence including domestic and street harassment, and working as an editor for BOSSYxx.

Kyalyi is a filmmaker best known for her documentary, ‘The Open Sky’. Kyalyi started her career as a reporter at Myanmar People Magazine in 2005, and has had more than eight years of experience working as a journalist for various media outlets in the country. Kyalyi studied filmmaking at Myanmar Motion Picture Organization, British Council and Yangon Film School. She is also a published novelist with five books under her belt. Kyalyi was awarded the Gender Equality Award in the 2017 Human Rights Film Festival in Yangon. She is the founder of Digi Women, an organization which supports minority women & LGBT.

DJ EVIE is a professional rabble-rouser. She works with Myanmar Women’s Self Defense Center, teaches a writing class at Parami Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and hosts a radio show on MI Radio. She studied Philosophy and spends her off hours writing sad poems and agonizing over simple questions.

*They always bring you great music, memories and something to talk about!

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Or you can contact 09 785 152924[email protected]

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