Noon Festival · Queerstories · Community networking

25/05/2019

19:30 - 23:00

Exerzierstr. 14, 13357 Berlin

Admission is free - donations are welcome

*** This event is part of the Noon Festival · Queer History Month x Ramadan · be‘kech ***

► Queerstories
Hosted by YOU

SAT, May 25th, 2019
Start: 19:30 h

Join us for an evening of relaxed, friendly conversation at a pace that’s slower than usual. Drink a glass of wine or a cup of tea and chat about all things queer and glorious!

· CONCEPT ·

Three large tables placed upstairs at be’kech, with each representing a different theme/topic of conversation: music, love, goals – a focus on the positive contributions and experiences of our communities. Guests choose to start at the table of their choice – each with a queer facilitator present – and spend about 30-45 minutes having wonderful discussions before moving to the next table.

Get tired of group conversations and want to have a one on one chat? No problem, there’s plenty of space downstairs to do so!

· FACILITATORS ·

Djibril Sall is a Senegalese-American performance artist and writer of Muslim background based in New York and Berlin. Their scholarly and artistic interest include examining how past trauma manifests in the mental and the somatic. They are a published author and their work has been presented at Wesleyan University, SomoS, babycastles, and Sophiensaele.

TBC

· SCHEDULE ·

7:30pm: Doors Open
8:30pm: Start of Round #1
9:15pm: Start of Round #2
10:00pm: Break
10:15pm: Start of Round #3

· DONATIONS ·

This event is free to attend and open to all – donations are strongly recommended, as all proceeds will be going towards Masjid al-Rabia’s Black and Pink Crescent: https://masjidalrabia.org/the-black-pink-crescent. There will be more information available at the event on the work that the project does, and please feel free to ask our team!

LOCATION ·
be’kech [anticafé · coworking space · bar] Exerzierstr. 14
13357 Berlin- Wedding
(U8 + U9/ Pankstr., Osloer Str.)

· HOUSE RULES ·

We have no place for sexism, queerphobia, transphobia, any form of racism or discrimination such as anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish racism, and any sort of violent or aggressive behaviour. be’kech is a safe space for all, an open forum for dialogue, criticism and a place where we stand up for each other. If someone/something is bothering you, please approach a member of staff who are here to help!

· ACCESSIBILITY ·

There are three steps to enter be’kech and the bathrooms are on the lower level. Regrettably, the bathrooms are inaccessible for wheelchair users due to the design of the building.

Whilst the bathrooms are gendered by law, we encourage guests to use whichever facilities they identify with. Bathroom policing will not be tolerated.

For media and press inquiries, please contact us at hello@bekech.com (DE/EN/TR)

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