Fashion Speaks for Belarus 2021 #Ikea
In 2021, Fashion speaks continues a series of supportive activities towards freedom and democracy for Belarusian nation. Monday, September 20, Ludmila Christeseva will meet Belarus – born, Sweden – based artist and drag activist Edvard Tarletski/Madame Zhu Zhu again.
The artists target the large Swedish enterprise Ikea requesting stop supporting Lukashenko’s dictatorship through manufacturing furniture in Belarus.
The protest installation is supported by a visual artist from Ukraine Irina Jonsson @aquasandart who designed a collection of informational postcards.
Fashion Speaks for Belarus with Edvard Tarletski includes:
20.09.2021 – Belarus: Happy Birthday, Mama! A protest performance undermining Ikea’s manufacturer and trading network in Belarus.
24.04.2021 – Belarus: Kultur som motstånd för Kulturnatt Stockholm 2021.
23.03.2021 – Belarus: Man SKA hänga sin byk i rätt ideologisk riktning! The presentation of the laundry installation at the headquarter Systembolaget Kungsträdgårdsgatan 14, 111 47 Stockholm.
16.03.2021 – Belarus: Man SKA hänga sin byk i rätt ideologisk riktning! The presentation of the laundry installation at the headquarter Systembolaget Kungsträdgårdsgatan 14, 111 47 Stockholm.
6.03.2021 – Belarus: Protest performance stop selling Sovetskoe Igristoe Systembolaget. VENUE: Systembolaget shop in Danderyd.
7.10.2020 – Activist talk: Focus Belarus, Performance – sewing of the Belarusian national flag within the frameworks for Hotel Cinema Queer 2020.
3.10.2020 – Belarus: Man SKA hänga sin byk i rätt ideologisk riktning! Performance walk with laundry installation, designed to inform Swedes about violence and outrage of the Belarusian government.
11.09.2020 – Birthday Party for Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, which included the production of the video-greeting for the folk president and Sky – workshop with Belarusians living in Sweden.
4.09.2020 – Perfromance – sewing of the Belarusian national flag within the frameworks for Superlocal 2020’s programme: #137 Bilder av Ryssland – Release på Superlocal 2020. Curator: Katerina Zolotova.
30.10.2020 – Video screening and artist talk, joined by Ulrika Skoog Holmgaard, international cultural producer, at Vaginale – Vienna International Feminist Art Festival
28.08.2020 – Vitt Rött Vitt = Frihet Kärlek Fred, perfromance -sewing of the Belarusian national flag at Norrmalmstorg.
24.08.2020 – Fashion show “Crafts as weapon” at Humlegårdsgatan. The artists were presenting a collection of fashion accessories produced by Belarusian women.