A few words about

ARA ART connects people, art, action, and belief in a continuous activity - ARTIVISM. We deal with artistic creation and organizing cultural events with a social dimension and overlap. In addition to general cultural and social activities, a unique topic of ARA ART is the Roma LGBT + minority and the issue of so-called multiple discrimination.

Main information

ARA ART, z.s. is a registered association founded in 2012.
The articles of association and other documents, including annual reports and financial statements, can be found on the justice.cz website

Association director: David Tišer
Statutory body (Committee): Michael Žolták, Pavlína Matiová, Veronika Šafránková
Headquarters: Na Václavce 1136/8, 150 00, Prague 5
Data box: jgpny9t


Beyond One-Sided Approaches: Supporting Multiple-Discriminated LGBTQ+ Roma 
1.6.2023 - 31.5.2024
The project is implemented in cooperation with the Slovak partner Ara Art SK, the aim of the project is 1) to strengthen the capacity of both organizations (training of the lecturing team) and 2) to organize events for the public within the Prague Pride festival (debates, concerts, workshops, etc.).

Intersectionality in Action: Promoting Rights and Well-being of LGBTI Roma
1.8.2023 - 31.7.2024
Funded by Porticus 
The project focuses on systemic changes towards the Romani LGBT+ minority and includes 1) training for the helping professions involved and 2) activities leading to the support and visibility of the "I will say it“ counseling center and the crisis apartment.

Building bridges through artivism
1.10.2023 - 30.6.2024
Funded by ERIAC (European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture e.V.) through the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (CERV) of the European Union. 

Within the project we will organise several multi-genre events to mark important days of the Roma nation: 
1) On International Roma Language Day (5.11.) we will organise debates and readings with Roma writers and 2) in April we will organise a 10th International Roma Day Celebration (8.4.) including an international conference focused on artivism approach. 

We are part of the following platforms and coalitions:


Platform for Creative Learning uMĚNÍM https://umenim.cz/
Platform for improving Roma integration in the Pilsen Region https://www.platforma-plzen.cz/
Members of the Committee on Sexual Minorities of the Czech Republic https://www.vlada.cz/cz/ppov/rlp/vybory/sexualni-mensiny/vybor-pro-sexualni-mensiny-24225/


Thanks to donors

Bader Philantropies
Open Society Foundations
Ministerstvo kultury ČR
Magistrát HMP

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