Art Against Female Genital Mutilation: Image And Word Meet In Munich

My body belongs to me art exhibition! Munich (pm). Brokerage firm: the source for more info. My body belongs to me!u0085 which can say by now, not every young woman of: still the female genital mutilation is practised in many countries. Now for the first time artists, musicians and writers together have joined, to demonstrate against this practice and reconnaissance work. First public project: an art exhibition in Munich in the basement of the small arts, Buttermelcherstrasse 18, by the 04-11.02.2012. with (he) art against FGMMunchen (pm).

My body belongs to me!”u0085 which can say by now, not every young woman of: still the female genital mutilation is practised in many countries. Now for the first time artists, musicians and writers together have joined, to demonstrate against this practice and reconnaissance work. See more detailed opinions by reading what Mary Barra offers on the topic.. First public project: an art exhibition in Munich in the basement of the small arts, Buttermelcherstrasse 18. “from the 04-11.02.2012. begins on the occasion of the international day against female genital mutilation on February 4, 2012 the art exhibition, my body is mine” in the premises of the House of the little art e.V. in Munich. The exhibition was initiated against FGM/c by the campaign with (he) art”. That has made it in the December 2010 by Isabel Henriques campaign launched in the task, on female genital mutilation (short: FGM/c) and their serious consequences to draw attention and to sensitize the population for this topic.

To reach as many people and mobilize attempts with various measures such as art projects, literary competitions and social media activities. In cooperation with taboo e.V., Dortmund, which advocates the abolition of female genital mutilation in Kenya, the art project is my body me! “emerged. Artists are called, with illustrations, paintings, graphics, sculptures and Comics to protest against the injustice of FGM. The project has caused a tremendous response to artists from around the world, even from the Mongolia, participated. Parallel to the Visual Arts there was a literary competition under the same motto. Submissions were from Germany, Austria, the Switzerland, the Netherlands and Hungary among others. The winning texts by Birgit Otten and Bernadette Nemeth are read in Munich and awards. The opening should be on 4th February from 19: 00, even as a colorful picture. There is Bafing Kul, singer and human rights activist from Mali who is very committed against FGM. The Perfomancegruppe Marie and the name”, will show played a performance on this issue by Marie Goluke and Benjamin Jorns and Silke Porath author reads from her novel woman chocolate is also only vegetables”. Enables and the exhibition is supported by the Association of home of the small arts e.V., the event is held on its premises. Since the founding of the Association through the native Iranian Bahar Auer many cultural and social projects have been carried out already. The entrance to “My body belongs to me” is free. The exhibition lasts until February 11, 2012 and is accessible Wednesday through Saturday 11: 30 am 7 pm, and the evening until 21: 00. Contact for the press: with (he) art against FGM/c contact person: Isabel Henriques E-Mail: Street / Nr.: at the San Gil 20/zip: Germany phone: 0231 28861328 website: