Musician, songwriter, DJ and queer activist Kübra Uzun and LGBTI + rights activist, editor and writer Seçil Epik were the guests of the fifth programme, which was broadcasted on Açık Radyo (94.9) on Monday, July 6 at 14.00. Uzun and Epik will talked about the queer creativity that is greatly uplifting Istanbul's art and cultural life.
Festival Arena Episode 5: Queer creativity in the city
Seçil Epik - Editor and LGBTI+ Activist
Seçil Epik is the former editor of K24, an online literary magazine, and an LGBTI+ rights activist. They have written many articles about queer literature in the world and Turkey. They have been publishing ‘What is Epik reading?’, a newsletter about feminist and queer writers and their work since July 2018. They are also a member of Queerwaves which is a group organizing special concept parties and Queer Olympix, an LGBTI + sports initiative.
Kübra Uzun - Performance artist, DJ and LGBTI+ Activist
Istanbul-based singer, songwriter and DJ Kübra Uzun is a queer activist, working in Turkey and also on international basis of various platforms.