Social and eco sustainability work hand in hand

In the dif intro, we say we advocate for social and eco sustainability, why do we mix DEI with ecology? Simply because ecology is fully part of DEI as pollution first affects individuals and communities already marginalised by the post-colonial and capitalist order.

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Roma Culture in Europe

Romani people are most famous in Europe for their rich musical culture. The words Roma and Romani have different spellings,

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MENA, WANA, SWANA, a growing force in the music industry

Music from South West Asia and Northern Africa is gaining importance by the minute whether in terms of industry or in the hearts of fans.

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DEI in music marketing podcast

Following the project DEI 2023, DEI 2024 launches with a podcast aired on dublab and presenting a panel talk recorded in Los Angeles on the occasion of a new instalment of the LA x Berlin connection by YMA.

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DEI in music & entertainment podcast series by Saskhia Menendez

Discover the “Harmonizing Voices: Global Perspectives on Equality & Diversity in the Music and Entertainment Industries” podcast series curated and hosted by DEI activist Saskhia Menendez.

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DEI in cultural public funding

A look into the lack of DEI in cultural funding and how it might affect institutions, projects, and diverse cultural workers especially in Europe and Berlin through general observations and specific case studies.

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Tenacity

An interview of author Beth Winegarner about the metal scene in West Asia and Africa, originally published in Fourculture.

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Heal Her

Heal Her is a global and interactive project by Lena Chen and Annique Delphine, that sets to engage in the collective healing of gender-based violence and trauma via storytelling, music, dance, and visual art.

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Sex Sells

Social media post-based reflection on the (ab)use of the female form for music event promotion, originally published in Fourculture Magazine.

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About 2016, 2017, and 2018

Years 2016, 2017, and 2018 DEI wrap-ups by Nadia Says, originally published in Fourculture Magazine.

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A history of dif

Here is the little story of how the dif Verein, or in its full version “diverse, inclusive, and fair”, and the accompanying website came to be.

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