The first festival year of 2003 seems so distant today. That distance was not built only by time that passed by in its deceiving regular rhythm. That distance was being built by something much more tactile - by experiences of peope who have given parts of their own creativity and energy to Queer Zagreb, an organization dedicated to a different kind of art. That distance is woven above all by a strong network of comradery and conviction as main strings that have been present all this time. If I had to chose the most important thing why Queer Zagreb reached its 15th anniversary, it would be - because of the idea of queer as a space of empowerment. That is an idea that has proved to be so desirable, engrossing and resistant.
This year we gather around a program completely dedicated to women authors and their strong artistic and activist impulses which come to us from literally all over the world: from North and South Americas, Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia. The artists that will be presented in this year's program offers us a lot to learn about resistance, kreativity and endurance.