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Theatre in place of war: podcast episode with James Thomspon

Theatre in place of war: podcast episode with James Thomspon

For Culture of Possibility #40, Arlene Goldbard and François Matarasso interview James Thompson, Professor of Applied and Social Theatre at the University of Manchester, who facilitated a lecture series as part of ICAF 2023. James Thompson was the founder In Place of War, a project researching and developing arts programs in war zones and has…

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BRZ’NKO ŠTROÏ International Zinnode for the Zinneke Parade 2024

BRZ’NKO ŠTROÏ International Zinnode for the Zinneke Parade 2024

Take a first look at the Zinneke Parade, taking place on the 1st of June. Zinneke Parade are inviting eight organisations from outside Brussels and Belgium for an international Zinnode. Together with participants from Paris, Edinburgh, Prague, Roztoky, Rotterdam, Tilburg, Leuven and La Louvière, they will form the collective BRZ’NKO ŠTROÏ. A motley crew of…

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Open Call for Submissions: Using applied drama in nursing and healthcare education

Open Call for Submissions: Using applied drama in nursing and healthcare education

Health Action Training, who formed part of the ICAF 2023 Festival Programme, are looking for contributors for their upcoming publication: Using applied drama in nursing and healthcare education: A handbook for educators. Could this be you? Please read the full information below and respond no later than Friday 3rd July, 13.00pm BST. “Editors and Authors: Richard…

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ICAF 2023 After-movie

ICAF 2023 After-movie

We are overjoyed to share with you our part-trailer, part-after movie, which, we believe, so perfectly encapsulates the energy, the atmosphere, and the beautiful, colourful, diverse practices that together made up ICAF 2023. After premiering during MINI ICAF last month, the after movie is now available to view on our ICAF Platform. The film is part…

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‘ICAF The Sound of Change’ Publication is Now Available!

‘ICAF The Sound of Change’ Publication is Now Available!

ICAF The Sound of Change is now available to purchase for €10 plus postage by contacting us directly at  info@icafrotterdam.com The publication is both a continued reflection and expansion upon our 2023 festival theme “The Sound of Change”, as well as the many activities, conversations, and ideas that percolated from this theme during ICAF 2023.  ICAF:…

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The ICAF Library is live and ready for your participation!

The ICAF Library is live and ready for your participation!

The ICAF Library is live! After almost two years of preparation, our fully interactive library is ready and waiting for you.  Access and immerse yourself in our growing archive of media and resources dedicated to documenting processes, reports, research and more from across the global community arts field.  The ICAF Library is organised under the…

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ICAF NWE MKRS is back! 

ICAF NWE MKRS is back! 

Save the date: Saturday 25 May 2024 Our May Edition of the festival, which also serves as ICAF NWE MKRS Part 2, will see the culmination of the propositions and projects that were introduced back in November 2023 by Abdallah Omar Mahamed, Kevin Sweep, under the thematic framing of “the art of community” as presented by…

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MINI ICAF 2024

MINI ICAF 2024

We are delighted to announce that MINI ICAF will be taking place across the afternoon and evening of Wednesday 20 March, 2024, entirely free of charge. MINI-ICAF is a one-day event where we look back on the big ICAF festival of 2023 and look ahead to the next four years and the festival of March 2026.…

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Keynote Lecture: “The Art of Community”

Keynote Lecture: “The Art of Community”

Recorded live at the ICAF NEW MKRS Festival’23 in Islemunda, Rotterdam, “The art of community” is a lecture by Theron Schmitt that looks at both the philosophical and practical implications of working with, and as part of, a community. Theron’s lecture is based upon the questions: what can community art learn from other approaches to…

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