Summoning Voices: A conversation with Federica Coseschi and Linda Lund Pedersen about the Femø Women’s Camp.

A conversation about Femø' Women's camp with Federica Coseschi & Linda Lund Pedersen that took place during the Summoning voices - A radio symposium on feminist world making July 8-9.23 in Goethe Institut Rotterdam and at In the conversation you can hear Federica and Linda talking about the unique history of the camp, its development throughout the years and their experiences.

The Femø Women’s Camp has been held since 1971. Until the mid-1980s it was arranged by the Women’s Liberation Movement that organised the camp, and it was based on the movement’s ideals of sisterly solidarity and feminist culture. Since there was no longer a unified Women’s Liberation Movement from the mid-1980s, the camp continued as an independent association.
Federica Coseschi (she/her) is an italian artist and photographer based in Denmark. Her practice revolves around themes such as womanhood, social construction of identity and of gender. Her work and research reflect on how we photograph and use photography. Focusing on the use of photography in the everyday and how this can, as a care practice, become a way of community building. Federica has a bachelor degree in Sociology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and she is an alumni from Master Program Photography and Society (KABK, Den Haag).
Linda Lund Pedersen is a lecturer at Roskilde University, DK. Currently her research focuses on bureaucratic separation in Danish family reunification politics. She has a strong commitment to transdisciplinary and transnational feminist research and teaching. Linda has been actively engaged in several European gender research networks, including AtGender and ATHENA: Advanced Thematic Network in European Gender Studies and feminist groups. She loves reading 70’s and 80’s feminist literature. She has been part of the organising team and workshop facilitator at the Women’s camp (Femø) for many years.

Summoning voices - A radio symposium on feminist world making

Words make language, language makes stories, and stories make worlds

Radio Echo is summoning a diversity of voices of storytellers, artists, radio makers, community builders, researchers and activists during a two day radio symposium, online at our radio platform and physically at the Goethe Institut Rotterdam. Through a series of conversations, dj sets and vocal experimentations that weave a multilayered broadcast that touches upon methods to reimagine the realities that define our lives. With it we challenge normative understandings of being together and compose a web of solidarity amongst our communities. We aim to provide a space where many disciplines can intersect, nurture each other and find a channel to influence the world with a touch of our magic.