Censorship and Empowerment: Women in Music

Illustrasjonsbilde: Oslo World Music Festival

With panelists from Iran, France, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and Argentina, the seminar "Censorship and Empowerment: Women in Music" (Facebook event here) will facilitate on global insights on how female artists overcome different dynamics of censorship and empower themselves through music. Even though there will be a special focus in countries where there exists specific restrictions that limit women’s ability to take part in culture, it will explore how women still face different micro-dynamics of censorship or self-censorship around the world. 

When: November 3rd, 17.30-20.30.
Where: Sentralen, Øvre Slottsgate 3

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PART 1 (17.30-19.00) 
Ooldouz Pouri, Iranian artist
Mahsa Vahdat, Iranian artist
Veronique Rieffel, French curator
DJ Sunara, Artist from Sri Lanka
DJ Nastia, DJ and radiohost from Ukraine
Paula Rivera, Argentinian music producer
Siri Haugan Holden/Balansekunst/The Art of Balance, An association of some 40 Norwegian organisations that work towards continuous progress with regards to gender equality and diversity in music


PART 2 (19.30-20.30) 
Solo performance by Mahsa Vahdat (Iran)
ENTRANCE: 250,- / 200,- + fees