meet the community

Meet BØWIE Alumni·ae

2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Tara Café

Dekyi Dolkar

A safe space to showcase the talents of women and invisible people

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

The Power of Image for Gender Diversity

Caroline

An illustrative exhibition to raise awareness about ordinary sexism in Swiss companies

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Accent Sur Complexe

Lysiane Sublet & Dan Azria

A photography project aiming at promoting self-acceptance and body diversity by photographing body parts that the models are ashamed of

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Fem.Friendly

Emily Sheene & Coline Jeanneret

A subscription service for businesses and schools that allows them to provide free menstrual products to their employees and students

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

HVNGRY

Valérie Reding

A photo exhibition with interactive performances to deconstruct gender stereotypes and allow alternative representations of women* and non-binary people

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

(In)visibles

Chloé Chaudet, Zoë Smart & Bruno Cabete

A photographic exhibition, accompanied by testimonials, to increase visibility and raise awareness of the lived experience of LGBTIQ+ couples and families in public spaces

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

I Am Milos

Anaïs Pollet

An illustrated children’s book following the adventures of a young transgender frog

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Yes2Bodies

Melanie Dellenbach

Yes2Bodies is both a workshop and toolkit to bring attention to fatphobia and body shaming in Switzerland

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

i-Science

Leila Cellerier

Meetings for young girls with professional women to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics studies and careers and combat the large gender gap in STEM

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Cercles de discussion sur le plaisir féminin

Ramona

Discussion circles to talk about female pleasure and deconstruct the definition of sex

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Le Fil Rouge

Audrey

LGBTIQ+ autobiographical short stories retracing life-course from childhood to adulthood, and a base for various artistic creations and discussion groups.

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Pansy Boy: The Puppet Show

Diana Yol, Jess De Marco & Clarissa Yang

Puppet art to fight homophobia, through a scenic adaptation of Paul Harfleet’s book “Pansy Boy”

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Powerwomen.ninja

Dasha Mai

Storytelling project celebrating diversity through powerful messages

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

Diversity²

Axl

A multilingual Instagram account sharing the testimonies of LGBTIQ+ people with disabilities

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

+Project

Sun Niederer, Mégane Philippson & Belén Rufibach

An online platform that provides elementary school teachers with practical resources to discuss LGBTIQ+ issues with their students

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2019
Photo and project of a BØWIE entrepreneur

The Danger Of Love

Amanda E. Metzger

A stage performance in the form of a moaning choir about sexual violence in heterosexual* relationships

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Meet the 2020 Projects