Carnivals & Events

Where is it safe to grieve? Are there spaces for celebration and joy left in our increasingly flat world? With these practices, we are co-generating spaces that open up different places of power.

Coordinating Curators:


Inspired by the ancient juridical practice of ‘claiming sanctuary’ or seeking asylum, Sanktuaree is a week-long multi-activity pedestrian festival that brings together various practitioners, neighbourhoods, organizations and groups to host sites that disrupt monumental power. Taking place in cities, Sanktuaree reintroduces the idea of the carnival (the grotesque, the monstrous) as a way of resisting patriarchal power, opening up other ways of being, elevating the invisible, dwelling in intersections, and reclaiming the commons.

Gaby Franco
Yeyo Beltran

dancing with water

Dancing with Water is an earth-wide vigil for the planet, held by a small circle of female-identified elders. This project is planned for 2018.