One Billion Rising, the global dance protest to say no to the violence against women and girls



Dear Shaded Viewers,

Art is the most direct and visceral way of speaking to people across boarders, and barriers. Art motivates, art empowers, art creates news ways of thinking.

As part of Eve Ensler's – the Tony Award author of the Vagina Monologues – global campaign One Billion Rising to end the violence against women and girls, musicians, choregraphers, visual artists, poets, writers are rising up on February 14th, 2013.

Arts Against Violence, One Billion Rising Art Festival starts on January 12th and will run till April.

15th January – For How Much?

8.00pm – The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY

A triple bill of contemporary dance, including: Tom Bowes Dance and Chris Pavia from Stopgap Dance Company. Part of Resolution! 2013.


Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.