Feminism and Pop Culture

Feminism and Pop Culture Goethe-Institut | © Xueh Magrini

Open Call for Networking Travel to Berlin

The networking travel, hosted by Goethe-Institut in cooperation with Missy Magazine, focuses on intersectional feminist perspectives of women working in arts and culture, particularly in relation to pop culture. It aims at bringing together cultural practitioners, artists, activists from Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Germany to share ideas and practices, engage in a dialogue and discuss strategies to connect feminist viewpoints with popular culture to create spaces for female* voices and expand their audience.
During the 10-day trip from 15-25 August 2018 to Berlin, Germany the participants will visit the 2018 edition of the festival Pop-Kultur, as well as various cultural events and meet with diverse initiatives, individuals and institutions that work on the intersection of feminism and popular culture in Berlin.
The program is fully funded by the Goethe-Institut.


  • Living and working in Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam
  • Active in a local cultural scene as well as participating in feminist activism
  • Able to communicate in English well and enthusiastic about engaging in a dialogue with people with diverse biographies, backgrounds and perspectives
  • Active online with a community of followers

For detailed information please download the Open Call (pdf) below. Applications can be submitted until 31 May 2018. The application must be sent via email to maya.maya@goethe.de with a maximum 5MB data attached.