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Woke Sells?
Woke Sells?
Fri 21 Jan | Conference Channel 2 | 13:30 - 14:30
Fri 21 Jan | Conference Channel 2 | 13:30 - 14:30

Woke Sells?

Conchitta Bottse PAARD, Maartje Weijers Table For Ten, Peter van Vught Darling Peter, Irfan Er Music Boutique

Dutch spoken

ESNS22_picto_black_.png 2020 was, wellicht dankzij de lockdown, een revolutionair jaar. Protesten als BLM en Black Out Tuesday zorgden voor bezinning en een kentering van gedachten, ook in de culturele sector. Social, Green en pinkwashing waren trending topic. Jongere generaties lijken politiek bewuster dan ooit en verwachten dit ook van de plekken waar ze komen en de bedrijven waar ze kopen. Maar hoe vertaal je die wokeness naar je programmering? Hoe maak je ruimte binnen je programmering om progressie te bereiken op het gebied van gelijkheid en acceptatie?
Hoe draag je als poppodium of festival een steentje bij aan de acceptatie van minderheden, zonder daarbij een opzichtig politiek statement in te nemen of enkel te profiteren?


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    Conchitta Bottse PAARD

    Conchitta Bottse is a promoter at music venue PAARD in The Hague, with an expertise in hip hop. She is also the producer of ADE Beats, the urban, bass & beats conference during Amsterdam Dance Event and tour manager of soul diva Shirma Rouse. Since January 2021 she als started as a counselor for Fonds Podiumkunsten.
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    Maartje Weijers Table For Ten

    Maartje Weijers is co-founder of creative brand partnershpip agency Table For Ten. Table For Ten focuses on creating connections between brands and events that benefit both, equally. Whether it’s a dance event that welcomes thousands of visitors or a small-sized queer film festival, Table For Ten believes there are many creative ways to meet eachother at the table and form bonds that have meaning, are a whole lotta fun or simply help further a good cause.
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    Peter van Vught Darling Peter

    DJ Darling Peter and organizer of queer events. Based in Amsterdam and Barcelona, working for Pride Amsterdam as booker. Always try to create a safe space with organizing events to be inclusive and want people to be just them self. Be open for the unknown and learn from eachother.
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    Irfan Er Music Boutique

    Irfan Er is founder of Music Boutique, a boutique agency focussing on bespoke artist-, event and label services. For each project, a creative team is put together that suits the job best. Selling a ticket for a hiphop, jazz or pop concert is a total different ball game, than promoting music and creating content for a singer songwriter or queer artist. Before founding the agency, Irfan has been working actively in the music industry for 20 years. As managing partner in Topbillin', he represented hiphop, dance and queer artists like The Opposites, De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig, Joost van Bellen, Willem, Typhoon, Doppelgang, Anne-Fay, FS Green, Rico & Sticks, Willie Wartaal and others. In addition, he has been working as a music promoter for different venues and events, most recently Milkshake Festival Holland and Brazil.


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    Amber Roner Story Art Studio

    Amber Roner believes that everybody has a story worth sharing. Over the years, she has been an energetic host and multimedia journalist for various podcasts, music events, TV and radioshows.