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The rainbow shines brightest when all its colors are free to be themselves.

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Every story is unique, Every story should be heard. As we celebrate Pride Month, we have collaborated with talented European artists with a connection to the Pride community. We asked them to share their Pride story, bringing each piece together in this inclusive exhibition. Every story is unique, and every story is part of Pride.

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It’s Pride Month

everyone is invited to join our celebrations.

TheArtist

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Joana Estrela

she/her Portugal

Born in Penafiel, Portugal, Joana Estrela is an award-winning illustrator and author who has created several books, graphic novels, and zines. Her identity as a queer artist also plays a part in her projects, alongside the themes of gender and prejudice that are often intertwined in her work.

Bas Kosters

he/him Netherlands

Activist and part of the community, Bas Koster creates drawings, paintings, textile art and more from his studio in Amsterdam. He creates colourful worlds inhabited by endearing figures that reflect his social engagement. Through his art, Bas explores personal and societal themes, approaching difficult emotions in a light way with subtle and occasionally wry humour.

Martix Navrot & Jagoda Wójtowicz

they/them & she/her Poland

Martix Navrot and Jagoda Wójtowicz are the artistic duo behind Eternal Engine, a new media studio. Through their art, Eternal Engine use speculation and queer methodologies to investigate the future, or futures, of technology and quantum reality. They use a multitude of mediums in their work such as 3D, video, VJ sets, AV, VR, AI, as well as real objects or performative lectures.

Ester Janečková

she/her Czech Republic

Born in Prague, Ester Janečková is an Actress and TV presenter. In 2014, Ester and her family faced loss and heartbreak when her nephew, Filip, died by suicide. He wrote in his final letter that he did not want to live in an intolerant society, and asked Ester to speak publicly about homosexual issues. Ester is a patroness of the sbarvouven.cz project and supporter of the Prague Pride association.

Pablo Little Exhibition

he/him Spain

Pablo Little was born in Córdoba and started drawing in a self-taught way to better understand the world. In his work and collaborations, he creates his own universe for people to see into that encompasses themes of fragility, unconditional love, and self-improvement.

Suzan Habib

she/her Afghanistan & Sweden

Suzan Habib is a Muslim queer artist, illustrator, and designer. Born and raised in Afghanistan, at the age of 16 she moved to Sweden. Her expressive colourful and vibrant artwork reflects her personal experiences of society and people, questioning norms and stereotypes, sometimes with a comical twist. Suzan’s illustrations are influenced by street art and made with a combination of acrylic, oil, graffiti, and ink.

Fam Irvoll

she/her Norway

Fam Irvoll is best known for her creative work as a women’s fashion designer, illustrator, and graphic designer. Collections from her clothing brand have been shown during Fashion Weeks in Oslo, Riga, and London. When it comes to digital work, Fam has illustrated several books and runs a creative graphic agency called Fun By Fam.

Miss Paprika

she/her Switzerland

Miss Paprika based her design around one of the most important moments in Pride history: the Stonewall Riots in New York City. She explains: “One of the most vibrant leading figures was drag queen and black trans woman Marsha P. Johnson. She became a symbol for the movement and for all the loud and proud queer and femme people who fought for the privileges we have today. In my design a modern drag king and queen stand behind her, symbolising the drag artists who followed her footsteps.”

Strify

he/they Germany

Strify, the Berlin-based Content Creator and Singer, connects with their fans around the world on diversity, the LGBTQIA+ community, pop culture, fashion, and beauty. The former lead vocalist of glam rock band Cinema Bizarre, Strify’s solo music celebrates love and individuality.

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Where diversity, creativity & empowerment collide

With the puzzle pieces created by nine local artists connected to the LGBTQIA+ community. These creatives have shared stories and explored themes that are close to them on a personal level. All the puzzle pieces will be revealed through out Pride month!

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Drag is Pride

Miss PaprikaSwitzerland
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Hug

Joana EstrelaPortugal
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“Courage amongst other things”

Bas KostersNetherlands
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Elves Pride

Martix Nawrot & Jagoda WójtowiczPoland

Next reveal:

2Days

17/06/2024

Afghanistan & Sweden

Next reveal:

5Days

20/06/2024

Norway

Next reveal:

8Days

23/06/2024

Germany

Next reveal:

10Days

25/06/2024

Spain

Next reveal:

12Days

27/06/2024

Czech Republic

Follow the rainbow and follow the colours of pride

Red is for life
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Red is for life

“Flags are about power, flags say something – they’re not just symbols.” - Gilbert Baker"

Orange is for healing
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Orange is for healing

That’s the thing that connects us – connects art through all the diversity, from generation to generation – is that moment that we all share when all of a sudden we realise who we are.” - Gilbert Baker

Yellow is for sunlight
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Yellow is for sunlight

“Everything exploded in 1978, this was an amazing moment of empowerment.” - Gilbert Baker

Green is for Nature
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Green is for Nature

“I knew right away that the rainbow would be the perfect fit for us because it expressed our diversity in terms of our gender, our race, our ages, all the ways that were different and yet connected.” - Gilbert Baker

Indigo is for serenity
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Indigo is for serenity

“We needed something that worked beyond words, and the rainbow fits perfectly.” - Gilbert Baker

Violet is for spirit
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Violet is for spirit

“I can try and express it in words, but it will never have the power of the actual flag flying and what the meaning of that is to the person that put it up and the people seeing it.” - Gilbert Baker

Black & brown stripes
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Black & brown stripes

Representing the experiences of people of colour, which was also seen in the 2017 Philadelphia Pride flag. The black stripe has additional meaning, as it represents the individuals living with HIV/AIDS, those have passed from the virus, and the overall stigma surrounding this topic.

Light blue, pink and white stripes
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Light blue, pink and white stripes

Representing the transgender community, these three colours are seen in the Transgender Pride flag that was created in 2000. The light blue and pink represents ‘traditional’ colours for boys and girls, while white represents those who identify as transgender, gender nonconforming (GNC), or have an undefined gender.

Yellow triangle with purple circle
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Yellow triangle with purple circle

This element matches the Intersex flag, which was designed in 2013.These two colours were chosen as neither are associated with the social constructs of the gender binary. The perfect circle represents the wholeness of intersex people and the way they are perfect exactly as they are or have chosen to be.

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