Fame! Glory! Compulsory EU leader tours!

In June 2003, Women on Waves got a spot in the first Biennial of Thessalonica in an exhibition titled "Europe Exists".

which will be visited by European leaders as part of the official program on the 20th and 21st of June. This context is a good new place to show the work of Women on Waves and get people from other areas involved.

June 1, 2003
Women on Waves participate in the first Biennial of Thessalonica in an exhibition titled "Europe Exists". Willem Velthoven designs the presentation for Women on Waves. European leaders discussing the proposal for a European constitution in Thessalonica on June 20-21 will visit the exhibition as part of the official program. This new context will afford an important opportunity to show the work of Women on Waves.

6 minutes Thessaloniki
Willem Velthoven and Women on Waves 2003. 6 Minutes project. The light is turning on and off every 6 minutes. Intstallation view Biennale Thessaloniki. Photo Willem Velthoven.
"i had an abortion installation" thessaloniki

Art Projects

Women on Waves is an organization that uses multiple strategies to promote the…

Goodbye

The Langenort leaves to return the Netherlands. Weather is rough and emotions…

The last trip

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Artists or abortion doctors?

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Kremlin, Acropolis, Eiffel Tower, Langenort!

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Open Ship

An open house day is held on the ship to be able to provide more information.

Support us

In Wroc?aw a demonstration takes place to support the actions of Women on Waves.

Active media

Washington Times 29-06-2003, Joe Bob's week in review: "The Langenort, a…

Sailing again

The Langenort sails out into international waters for the second time. There…

Dealing

The local prosecutor has started an investigation concerning the possible…

To international waters

The Langenort can finally sail to international waters to provide Polish women…

Teaching those who want to learn

The ship moved to a publicly more accessible space so that press and visitors…

A letter of support, a drop of truth.

On the fourth day of the campaign, it almost seemed like this hectic isolated…

Custom officials

On the 22nd of June the pharmaceutical experts identify 180 Cytotec pills and…

Arriving in Władysławowo

After 48 hours of negotiation with the harbor officials, the wind lifts up and…

Calling

DZIENNIK BALTYCKI: "There will be no pregnant women coming even as close as 10…

Press, police, politicians. and phones.

In the morning of the 21st of June, a press conference is held in the…

Bright Lights, Wrong City

When the Langenort finally arrives in Poland on the 20th of June, it finds no…

Attention

On the 19th of June at two pm Women on Waves sends their international press…

Keep the closet closed

On the 16th of June, the Langenort finally sails out, after first having the…

Clogged toilets and lawyers who never stop talking.

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Wladywhatta?

By April 2003, the crew, press team, medical team and translators are all in…

Leaking like a sieve.

Women on Waves is careful not to announce their trip to Poland, as not to allow…

Power to the... Church?

In January 2003 the Polish Government announces that a referendum will be held…

Condensed SexEd

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License to question authority

Even though Women on Waves' application for a license as a first trimester…