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‘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 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:…

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…


We are continuing our ICAF Tip series, this time with a reading recommendation; James Thompson’s “Care Aesthetics. For Artful Care and Careful Art”, published this year by Routledge.  “What if the work of a nurse, physio, or homecare worker was designated an art, so that the qualities of the experiences they create became understood as aesthetic qualities? What…

Welcome to the ICAF Library.

We encourage you to immerse yourself in our extensive archive and library by accessing media and resources from across the world that documents processes, practices, outcomes and research, direct from the global community arts field.

The ICAF Library contains 100’s of artistic and educational resources in a range of formats. Topics include creating space for collaborative practices, community building processes, social activism, working with different age groups, meditating across political difference, and much more.

Visit the “Browse” page for an overview of topics, formats, written or spoken languages, and items, or use the dedicated “Read”, “Watch” and “Listen” sections to simplify your search further.

Media TypeTitleAuthorFile
ReportBig hART’s Acoustic Life of Zinc in the NetherlandsEugene van ErvenHere
ReportMainstream Meets Neighbourhood: Community Opera in BarcelonaEugene van ErvenHere
Short filmLa Gata Perduda Performance Documentation (Community Opera)Eugene van ErvenHere
Short filmAcoustic Life of Zinc Performance Documentation (Big hART)Eugene van ErvenHere