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LGBTI Migrant and Refugee Art for Activism Workshop

GALA Level 7, University Corner, 11-17 Jorrisen Street, Braamfontein
011 717 1963

If you answered yes to these questions, then you should take part in the upcoming LGBTI Migrant and Refugee Art for Activism Workshop.

This four-day workshop will by led by Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA) with support from the African Centre for Migration and Society, and Trans and Intersex Africa.

Workshop participants will:

  • learn a range of art techniques that can be used to create posters, T-shirts and other materials, as well as ways to use these items to promote human rights
  • explore creative expressions and learn more about sexuality, gender and identities
  • discover ways to increase their community’s visibility, and to make their stories and struggles heard.

The workshop is free and catered, and a travel stipend will be provided.

You do NOT need previous art experience to take part in the workshop, but you do need basic fluency in English. You also need to be committed to attending all four days of the workshop.

When and where?

The LGBTI Migrant and Refugee Art for Activism Workshop will take place between 29 November and 2 December (8:30am–5:00pm).

The workshop will be held at the GALA office:

Level 7, University Corner, 11-17 Jorrisen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

How do I book a place?

This workshop is limited to sixteen participants.

If you would like to take part, please complete the attached application form and email it to Gabriel Hoosain Khan at You can also complete a hard copy of the form at the GALA office.

Alternatively, you can book your place by phoning GALA on 011 717 4239 or 011 717 1963.

Bookings need to be made before 16 November (applicants will be contacted by 19 November with confirmation of placement).

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Gabriel Hoosain Khan via or 011 717 1963, or Adelaide Nxumalo via or 011 717 4239.

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