The Constitution of Dark Romantic Club

Dark Romantic Club (also known as DRC, Dream Revival Club or the Club) is a non-commercial creative community founded by Igor Sorokin (also known as as Lancelot) and Pavel Kurmilev (also known as as Hjorvind). The community is aimed at creating the inspiring and comfortable creative environment for the Club members, creative growth of the Club members, widening the audience of the Club members and friends, revival and development of Romantic arts and general growth of the cultural level in the world.


Read more about the Club goals.


1. The Club structure


The Club is not only the environment for communication of single creators but is also a united structure which is not possible without hierarchy and distribution of obligations. Please note that hierarchy applies to the Club activities only. One is allowed to do anything they wish outside the Club environment and projects, as long as that is not forbidden by local law. However, central administration, rules and coordination (both technical and ideological) are needed for fulfilling the Club goals within the Club’s projects and events.


The Club structure includes:

- Chairmen

- Regional branch heads

- Project / event managers

- Members


1.1 Club Chairmen. This is a life-long position. One can leave it only by resignation at their own will. Current Club Chairmen are Hjorvind and Lancelot. The coordinated decision of the Club Chairmen is considered a law within the Club.


This Constitution (including the administration structure) can be modified only by the coordinated decision of the acting Club Chairmen.


1.2 Heads of the regional branches are appointed by the Club Chairmen. The coordinated decision of the regional heads is considered a law within the branch lead by them. It can be overrun only by the coordinated decision of the Club Chairmen. Club Chairman can also be a head of the regional branch (branches).


1.3 The Project Manager (in the regional branch or in the interbranch project) is a Club member who volunteers to take responsibility for the event or area and whose initiative has been approved by the Heads of branch or the Club Chairmen. Decision of the project manager is considered a law within their project and can be be overrun only by the coordinated decision of the Club Chairmen (or Heads of the branch if the project is run within a particular branch).


2. Joining and leaving the Club


2.1 Club members can participate in the local branch activity and/or global Club projects. If the Club member’s area of residence has a regional branch, the Club member is considered the resident of this branch, regardless of the branch where they were accepted to the club, participating in the local branch activities and the previous places of residence.


2.2 To apply for joining the Club, one needs to notify at least one Chairman or Head of branch regarding one’s wish to join the Club. Application means that the candidate has read and agrees to follow this Constitution (in its edition at the moment of joining).


2.3 Accepting the candidate to the Club is conducted by a coordinated decision of the Club Chairmen or Heads of local branch (who can consult the other Club members if needed) and is valid from the moment when the information about the Club member is added to the Club website.


2.4 If the area of the candidate’s residence doesn’t have the local Club branch, they can apply to any Club Chairman. Such candidate would join the Club from the moment when the information about the Club member is added to the Club website.


2.5 One can leave the Club in two cases.

- One’s own decision

- The coordinated decision of the Chairmen

Excluding the Club member in any other cases is impossible.


3. Rights and privileges


3.1. Club members have rights to:


- Conduct any creative activities within the Club (if the Chairmen, corresponding Heads of branches and project managers don’t object).

- Conduct any (including creative) activities outside the Club, if it is not aimed against the Club.

- Address administration of the Club, its regional branches, and project managers with the suggestions and initiatives concerning the functioning of the Club, its branches and projects; express an initiative to help with or lead a Club’s scope of activity, branch, or project.

- Indicate one’s Club membership in any biographical information (social networks, private communication, creative web pages, CV etc.)

- Wear the Club insignia

- Belong to any other organizations, unions and communities.

Leave the Club in case of disagreement with the decisions of the Club’s administration or with this Constitution.


3.2. Club members are obliged to:


- Share the Club’s goals and do their part in achieving them.

- Show a respectful and polite attitude to the other Club members

- Respect and abide by this Constitution and decisions of the Club administration

- Resolve all the contradictions emerging within the Club by constructive dialogue, without ad hominem arguments. Discussing personal life, religious beliefs and political views lies outside the Club’s events projects and branches. Such questions can be discussed in private communication (outside the Club).