ILGCN Calling -- July, 2020
A reminder: August 9 International Day of Rainbow Culture/Tove Jansson's birthday. Make a "skål" to the day and to Tove and maybe to Touko Laaksonen (Tom of Finland) is this the 100th anniversary year of his birth. Maybe read a line from Tove ("All things are so very uncertain, and that's exactly what makes me feel reassured.")...? A photo of you on your own (or with friends) for ILGCN facebook and/or webpublication Erato..?
Proposal for Clios Silver Cup (for LGBT history) ´(named for Clio - ancient Green muse for historic peotry and the Warren Cup --ancient Roman silver cup decorated with male homosexual pairs.) Sam Hultin (Sweden) (she provides audioguide historical LGBT trips, guided tours and seminars and donates profits to refugees in Sweden.)
Other, coming ILGCN awards:
"Arco Nordica" (for Nordic co-operation) Petter Walllenberg (Sweden - for starting "Rainbow Riots"
Uganda's first LGBT community center), Vincent Ferrigan & Side Track (Stockholm bar -- fundraising
for Uganda's Rainbow Riot center.) (Presentation: Stockholm.) August.
"Sappho in Paradise" -- ILGCN/Paradise Press - London (for authors, publishers, archives) for the Skeivt Arkiv (Queer Archive - Bergen, Norway). (Presentation in Oslo or Bergen.)
"Orpheo Iris" (for research in LGBT presence in the Holocaust, neo nazi activities) Dr. Anna Hájková (Czech/UK)
. "Queer History of the Holocaust." (Presentation: Stockholm) September 15-16
"Orfeo/Zelim Bakeav Musica" (named after murdered gay Chechnyan singer) -- 1st Estonian LGBT
Choir (presentation in Tallinn during the Rakvere Heartfest LGBT Film Festival) October
Latest additions to the ILGCN/Tupilak International Rainbow Art & Photography Exhibition:
|Claude Cahun (France -- artist, anti Nazi activist)|
|Krisheel Othman (Fiji)|
|Önder Özgenc (Konya, Turkey)|
|appho and Erinna (by Simeon Solomon, UK)|
|Troy Jamison (Brisbane Australia)|
|Troy Jobson Bolt (Kenya)|
|Leon Espinosa (Mexico/Norway)|
ILGCN co-operation with HOSI-Wien - solidarity salute to rainbow colleagues in Poland and Hungary.
Vienna September or October. (ILGCN colleagues welcome!)
ILGCN/Tupilak (Nordic rainbow culture workers) 5th Nordic Rainbow History & Culture
Month - October. Tupilak award: "Loke's Sister" (promotion of trans culture) to Nuka Carmen Bisgaard, (Greenland).