Mural artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality

Mural artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality

2021-07-15
As part of the Generation Equality campaign, seven distinguished local artists – from Albania, Georgia, Kosovo[[1]](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2021/06/mural-artivism#_ftn1), Moldova, North Macedonia, Turkey, and the curator of the initiative from the United States of America – are starting a conversation on gender equality through mural art in Europe and Central Asia. [READ MORE](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2021/06/mural-artivism)  
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In the words of Lebibe Topalli: “Women and men should be allies in achieving gender equality and equal rights for everyone.”

In the words of Lebibe Topalli: “Women and men should be allies in achieving gender equality and equal rights for everyone.”

2021-07-15
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021 Lebibe Topalli is a 39-year-old artist from the city of Ferizaj, Kosovo.[[1]](https://eca.unwomen.org/EditorPage.aspx?da=core&id=%7B3AC35687-1754-4615-92C7-C51DAE7D6943%7D&ed=FIELD2926932174&vs&la=en&fld=%7BA2697EB4-4868-471B-B969-7DC4CF9C29C0%7D&so=%2Fsitecore%2Fsystem%2FSettings%2FHtml%20Editor%20Profiles%2FRich%20Text%20UN%20Women&di=0&hdl=H2926932217&mo&pe=0&fbd=1#_ftn1) An established artist, Lebibe received the Artist of the year award from the municipality of Ferizaj. She is also the director of the well-known Mural Fest, which has transformed the city of Ferizaj into the City of Murals, bringing together hundreds of renowned artists from around the world every year. Jointly with her team, mostly young women, she has produced more than a hundred murals in her city. Lebibe joins the UN Women regional initiative [Mural Artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2021/06/mural-artivism) with her piece ‘What you sow, you reap’. Through her participation, Lebibe aims to raise awareness on women’s property and land rights and calls for the involvement of more men as allies towards achieving gender equality.  [READ MORE](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2021/06/in-the-words-of-lebibe-topalli-women-and-men-should-be-allies-in-achieving-gender-equality?fbclid=IwAR1qz8Wy-_cQ11GD8Rvfy3RILWvVRRJ6xZ9KLjIz_Hg5-XUStpPe96Pff0M)
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Young Kosovo artists display artwork at Camp Bondsteel

Young Kosovo artists display artwork at Camp Bondsteel

2021-05-01
 CAMP BONDSTEEL, KOSOVO04.30.2021Story by [Staff Sgt. Tawny Schmit](https://www.dvidshub.net/portfolio/1374393/tawny-schmit)[ ](https://www.dvidshub.net/rss/personnel/1374393)[KFOR Regional Command East](https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/KFORRCE) [](https://www.dvidshub.net/search/unit/KFORRCE) [](https://www.dvidshub.net/rss/unit/2267)[ Subscribe](https://www.dvidshub.net/alerts/unit/2267)18 CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo—Young artists from the Ferizaj/Urosevac municipality in Kosovo displayed their artwork in a small exhibition at Camp Bondsteel on April 24, 2021. U.S. Soldiers assigned to Regional Command-East, Kosovo Force, viewed the paintings and spoke with the artists about their work.  [Source](https://www.dvidshub.net/news/395244/young-kosovo-artists-display-artwork-camp-bondsteel)
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HOME - MURALFEST 2021 - Edicioni 6

HOME - MURALFEST 2021 - Edicioni 6

2021-04-16
The team of Mural Fest Kosova consists of 95% of girls and women of different generations. While over the years we have seen an increase in the number of women's representation in public spaces, institutions or businesses, Mural Fest constantly engages and contributes to this aspect, always through artistic activities. 
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“Mural Fest” – festivali që ka zbukuruar qytetin e Ferizajt, në krye me punimin artistik të Rita Orës

“Mural Fest” – festivali që ka zbukuruar qytetin e Ferizajt, në krye me punimin artistik të Rita Orës

2021-05-01
Në kuadër të festivalit “Mural Fest”, në qytetin e Ferizajt janë realizuar punime të ndryshme artistike në shumë prej objekteve të këtij qyteti. Kryefjala e këtyre punimeve artistike ka qenë murali i këngëtares shqiptare me famë botërore, Rita Ora. [TELEGRAFI](https://telegrafi.com/mural-fest-festivali-qe-ka-zbukuruar-qytetin-e-ferizajt-ne-krye-punimin-artistik-te-rita-ores/)
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'change', a short film by doug gillen & void projects, explores the role of art and community in kosovo

'change', a short film by doug gillen & void projects, explores the role of art and community in kosovo

2021-01-30
scottish filmmaker doug gillen has collaborated with art collective void projects to present ‘change’, a short film exploring the intersection of culture, activism, and social change in ferizaj, kosovo. set against the backdrop of a global pandemic, the movie follows 10 international artists reflecting on the history of a country healing from war. in collaboration with the local community, this new generation of creatives discovers the human stories of the city of ferizaj. 
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A Short Film Chronicles Mural Fest Kosovo, Void Projects’ Initiative to Infuse a War-Torn City with Public Art

A Short Film Chronicles Mural Fest Kosovo, Void Projects’ Initiative to Infuse a War-Torn City with Public Art

2021-01-24
“At that time it wasn’t easy for me to be in the public with my camera because the country was very sensitive to reporters like me,” photojournalist Hazir Reka tells a group of muralists.  
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