① Contact Engagement Arts
We can offer a confidential conversation, listen to your experience and suggest further steps.
② If the situation occurred within an institution or organisation?
Check if you can contact their confidential advisor or their external prevention advisor.
③ Other options
If the situation concerns physical violence:
If you prefer to talk anonymously:
Organization specialized in helping victims of sexual violence:
You need legal support (Belgian context):
Need a listening ear and/or further steps?
ENGAGEMENT offers several workshops and lectures that are adaptable to the context and needs of your organisation.
The flag system was developed by Sociaal Fonds Podiumkunsten i.c.w. Sensoa, IDEWE, ENGAGEMENT and people from the sector. It provides a tool to make the complex conversation about boundaries easier. We do not avoid the gut feeling, but we look for a way to approach situations more objectively and analytically in order to arrive at a shared moral framework within the work context.
Writing a Code of Conduct is often not an easy task. We would like to get you started with a workshop based on the Toolbox developed by Sociaal Fonds Podiumkunsten. We will work step by step: we ask what your organization needs and how a code of conduct can meet those needs.
Just like everywhere else in society, (unintended) patterns of exclusion can also emerge in meeting contexts. Despite all good intentions, there is often still a meeting culture in which the loudest voice gets the most attention, speaking time is not evenly distributed and some voices are not or barely heard. In this workshop we start from the toolbox Safe(r) meeting culture and
We have tailored lectures in several artistic contexts, including art education. If you are interested in a lecture to open or deepen the conversation on the topics of sexism, (sexual) harassment and/or power abuse within your organisation, drop us an e-mail.
Organisations who have invited us in the past: Rekto:Verso & Theaterfestival, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Sociaal Fonds Podiumkunsten, Biennale Tanzausbildung, ESAC, Youca/Globelink, Moving In November Festival (Helsinki, FI), LUCA Drama (Leuven), De Metselarij (Amsterdam + Breda, NL), Apache (Antwerpen), Sint-Lucas School of Arts (filmopleiding, Brussel), Fontys Hogeschool voor de kunsten (Tilburg, NL), Conferentie ‘Veilig de vloer op’ (Den Haag, NL), ExtraCity (Antwerpen), Biennale Tanzausbildung (Stuttgart, DE), La Manufacture, Haute école des arts de la scène (Lausanne, CH), ETH/D-ARCH (Zürich, CH), P.A.R.T.S (Brussels) , Zeitgenössischer Tanz Berlin/ ZTB (Berlin, DE), SNDO (Amsterdam, NL), Aerowaves Springback Academy, Icehot (UK/IS), Beursschouwburg, Brussels, WUK (Vienna, AU), Uniwersytet Jagielloński (Krakow, PL), FEDEC (EU), EU-Parliament (EU) …
Contact Engagement arts for an offer on:
① Advice on a situation
② Work on prevention (e.g. code of conduct, complaint procedure)
③ In-depth risk analysis