The ASEAN SOGIE Caucus recently announced its support for the opening exhibition of "Water Tales" by Stefano Morrone and SafeSpaceBTB at the Meta House Gallery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on February 1, 2023. The event ran from 5 PM to 8 PM and featured live performances and artwork that told the stories and experiences of marginalized communities.
The exhibition provided a platform for the LGBTQIA+ community to showcase their artwork and express their creativity, while also raising funds for community projects and advocating for human rights in Battambang, Cambodia. Visitors to the exhibition had the opportunity to purchase merchandise and artwork, with proceeds going towards supporting the community's cause.
The opening exhibition was hosted at the Meta House Gallery, a renowned cultural space in Phnom Penh that has become a hub for contemporary art in the region. The exhibition brought together diverse voices and perspectives, creating a safe and inclusive space for people to share their stories and experiences.
This event highlights the important role that art can play in advocating for social justice and promoting human rights. The support of the ASEAN SOGIE Caucus for this exhibition underscores the significance of collaborations and partnerships in creating positive change in society. Overall, the "Water Tales" exhibition was a significant step towards raising awareness and promoting understanding of the struggles and aspirations of marginalized communities.