OpenSpace is one of the formats of our festival life.

Every year Queerfest provides space for different activist and human rights initiatives from St.Petersburg, Russia, and, since 2016, for initiatives coming from the countries of the post-Soviet region.

OpenSpace is an opportunity to participate in the festival. Here everyone can organize a workshop, or any other kind of activity unfolding a main theme of Queerfest.

In 2017, OpenSpace programme was filled out by LGBT organization “Labrys” (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), Telaboratoria project (Russia, USA), Association of Russian Speaking Intersex (ARSI) (Russia, Kazakhstan, Germany, USA), QUEERPOINT. Makeover Studio (St Petersburg, Russia), Maailmanloppu project theatre (St Petersburg, Russia), “Resource LGBTQIA Moscow” Centre for social-psychological and cultural projects, KIT Initiative  (Samara, Russia).

If you need space to talk, if you want to raise a topic within or out of the mainstream LGBT agenda in Russia, feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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