The National LGBT Rights Organziation LGL, in cooperation with the movie director Romas Zabarauskas, artists ARCANA FEMINA photography and Shaltmira and the art space 5 MALŪNAI invites to an unique event “#TRANS_LT: Launch of Videos and Exhibition “TRANZ”“.
In the course of the evening the first social videos with the view of raising awareness about TRANS* specific issues will be launched. The videos feature the real members of the Lithuanian TRANS* community, sharing their experiences on the impact that non-existent procedure of legal gender recognition has on their daily lives. The videos seek to encourage everyone to sign an online petition with the view of effectively ensuring human rights for transgender people. The protagonists of the video Oskaras, Zhenia and Jūratukas will transcend the screen and will become our guests for the nights. The artists Arcana Femina and Shaltmira will present their joint project – the art exhibition “TRANZ”, were the elements of their previous projects “#TransAwesome“ ir “By the Way“ are intertwined with the view of producing new powerful message.
The guests of the night will be greeted by the scandalous Okeanide. “LGBT* lives are related not only to deficits,“ – says Okeanide. „We are stronger than all the bigots, because we know how to laugh even at times, when you only want to cry.” Because the occasion is really special, the guests of the night will be treated with a glass of wine as well.
The event will be hosted in Lithuanian with some parts in English.
The event on the social platform FaceBook.