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The runup to ICAF 2023 kicks off

The runup to ICAF 2023 kicks off

The runup to ICAF 2023 kicks off with Drama Box’s online programme series  Join us online via Drama Box’s Facebook Page or Youtube Channel this Friday, 13 January at 10am CET / 5pm GMT+8 to hear more from Mekong Cultural Hub.  The runup to ICAF 2023 officially begins this Friday, 13 January, with the first…

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HIGHLIGHT ICAF ‘23: HEALTH ACTION TRAINING, NORTHERN IRELAN

HIGHLIGHT ICAF ‘23: HEALTH ACTION TRAINING, NORTHERN IRELAN

A LECTURE AND WORKSHOP ABOUT CARE AND CONNECTION  While we were applauding nurses and healthcare professionals during the first peak of the corona virus and realised more than ever how important healthcare professionals are, we also appreciated under how much pressure our healthcare system is. Due to a lack of financial resources and therefore time,…

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HIGHLIGHT ICAF ‘23 NANTEA DANCE COMPANY, TANZANIA 

HIGHLIGHT ICAF ‘23 NANTEA DANCE COMPANY, TANZANIA 

EMOTIVE DANCE PERFORMANCE “ONYESHA THAMANI”  Nantea Dance Company will bring to the ICAF stage their performance of ONYESHA THAMANI, translated as SHOWING VALUE. A beautifully affective dance performance about gender equality that promotes the idea of men and women living together as equals. Through its choreography ONYESHA THAMANI uses dance as a voice and as…

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HIGHLIGHT ICAF’23: DR. SRUTI BALA, THE NETHERLANDS   

HIGHLIGHT ICAF’23: DR. SRUTI BALA, THE NETHERLANDS   

DEEP DIVE INTO THE POLITICS OF PARTICIPATION WITH dr. SRUTI BALA What are the pitfalls of participation? And what role do community arts makers take (consciously or unconsciously) when they make participatory art that is part of a not-so-social, neoliberal political policy? For ICAF 2023, dr. Sruti Bala (University of Amsterdam) will build upon these arguments,…

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HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23: THE WHISTLEBLOWERS, JOHANNESBURG

HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23: THE WHISTLEBLOWERS, JOHANNESBURG

Five women from Johannesburg storm onto the field, ready for a decisive hockey match. Today they can become champions. Yet haunted by memories of sexual assault and harassment, it soon becomes apparent that there is more at stake than a title. Gradually, the line between the competition and social reality disappears and the women find…

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ICAF Year in Review 2022

ICAF Year in Review 2022

 We wanted to take the opportunity of 2022 drawing to a close to look back on a rich year of activities and events for ICAF, as well as looking forward to the fast-paced and exhilarating months that lie ahead of us.  The past twelve months have seen many important relation-building trips for the ICAF team.…

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HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23: Fanfakids, Met X, Belgium 

HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23: Fanfakids, Met X, Belgium 

Fanfakids are group of youngsters from Brussels, ranging from 6-16 years in age, who transform their youthful energy into explosive concoctions of rhythms that combine a metropolitan mix of dance and music and will turn the city up to full volume, and get everyone, of all ages, moving and dancing. We are overjoyed to have them…

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HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23:  Comicdom Take Away Art Packs, Greece HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23:  

HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23:  Comicdom Take Away Art Packs, Greece HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23:  

Over the course of the Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings of ICAF, we warmly welcome Athens Comics Library/Comicdom Press to facilitate a series of workshops where you can create your own Take Away Art Pack, which will be opened and shared with the children of the IJsselmonde Neighborhood, where ICAF has its headquarters, during our Saturday family day.  The…

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HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23: Dançando com a Diferença, Portugal

HIGH LIGHT ICAF’23: Dançando com a Diferença, Portugal

For ICAF 2023 Dançando com a Diferença will be bringing their latest work, “GABO”, a children’s and family show where differences are highlighted so that young people and children can make their own interpretation of the way certain communities are treated within society. The name of the show, GABO, is also the name of the puppet who, like…

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