Vasia Doulia, Athens
This is not a feminist project is a multimedia online platform that attempts to link the historical past of the Women’s Movement in Greece with a variety of contemporary female stories through a living, digital timeline. The project aims to raise awareness on women’s identity and gender equality issues, to offer wider access to an extensive collection of archive material, and to provide space for further interaction between various communities. The first part presents the documented traces of women’s activism and experiences from the 2nd Wave of the Women’s Movement in Greece, as well as the social, cultural and institutional changes that have shaped them. Following a chronological approach, the content in view spans from 1980 until 2018 and is constantly updated, combining digitised elements from three archival collections along with the written critical reflections by two prominent feminists from Greece. The second part brings together short films of young female filmmakers, which were produced for the needs of the project, and explore personal stories of women with different cultural, social, political and ethnic identities who are residing in Greece. These films act as present-day entries, which give continuity to the platform forming a framework where contemporary female voices will have the opportunity to be heard, and contribute to the investigation on the women’s role as it is identified on the present day.