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Common Frames

Common Frames believes in the unifying power of creating media. They develop and organize film and media literacy projects for and with young newcomers. Media plays an important role in how we view the world and the people behind Common Frames are convinced that making media teaches us to look at this more critically. In…

Charnwood Arts

Charnwood Arts has been around since 1976, and with different focus due to the landscape they, and we, now find ourselves in, Charnwood Arts wants to embrace community, and provide access to relevant and meaningful art and provide opportunities to enable people of all ages with an interest, a range of skills and abilities, experience…

Jaśmina Wójcik

Jaśmina Wójcik is a visual artist and social activist who creates videos, paintings, projects in public spaces, and interactive installations. She was born in 1983.  In 2003 she graduated from the National High School of Fine Arts in Nałęczów. In the years 2003-2008 she studied at the Faculty of Graphic Arts at the Academy of…

APPALSHOP

Appalshop is a U.S. nonprofit cultural arts organization based in the mountainous central Appalachian coalfields of eastern Kentucky, southern West Virginia.  Appalshop was founded in late 1969 by Bill Richardson, an architect, and a group of aspiring young artists who secured funding from the Kennedy administration’s War on Poverty program to engage their neighbours in…

Forklift Danceworks

Founded in 2001 by Artistic Director Allison Orr, Forklift Danceworks actively engages diverse communities through the creation of unique dance projects featuring all kinds of people. Using the movement that come from daily life as the choreographic starting point and casting community members as the primary performers in these projects, Forklift presents dances in intimate…

Lieux Fictifs

Lieux Fictifs is an experimental research lab for art and society. It works with artists and researchers to transform borders between space and people, art and scholarship. It tackles a multitude of borders including physical borders, like prisons, alongside social, cultural and generational borders, as well as borders between art forms. Lieux Fictifs involves filmmakers,…

Cinedans

Cinedans FEST is unique in the Netherlands and in the world, celebrating dance film as genre and art form. Cinedans sees the ideal dance film as a true synthesis between the media of dance and cinematography. At Cinedans FEST the emphasis lies on choreographies which are created specifically for the camera and on special film…

Todo Films

Todo Films aim to initiate and carry out social projects through media and different types of artistic expression. Their main focus is employing participatory video methodologies to produce a group work together that tells a story or communicates a message. Characteristic to their approach is the participation of people from social groups whose voices are…

EMPAF

EMPAF participated earlier in ICAF in 2011 with workshops from Soft Touch Arts and Charnwood Arts. EMPAF is a unique and nationally respected network, which is dedicated to championing the East Midlands as a Centre of Excellence for participation in the arts. During ICAF 2014 and ICAF 2017 a steadily growing delegation of the East…

Tranformas

Frontera (Spain, 2013), a feature-length fiction filmed entirely on location in a prison near Barcelona with both professional actors and actual inmates in the leading roles. Eva García, artistic director of producer TransFORMAS and herself one of the actresses in the film, will be present to answer your questions.  More information http://transformas.es/