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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.…

ICAF NWE MKRS 2023

ICAF NWE MKRS is back…but with a twist ICAF NWE MKRS, our annual festival which connects, inspires, celebrates and gives stage to young community arts talent from the Netherlands will once again be taking place. Yet, this year, with a slight twist. At ICAF, we consider community arts to be an art discipline on its…

MINI ICAF 2024

 Wednesday 20 March – so save the date!   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…

ICAF NWE MKRS 2023

ICAF NWE MKRS is back…but with a twist ICAF NWE MKRS, our annual festival which connects, inspires, celebrates and gives stage to young community arts talent from the Netherlands will once again be taking place. Yet, this year, with a slight twist. At ICAF, we consider community arts to be an art discipline on its…

ICAF CITY PROGRAMME

Our ICAF City Programme is hosted by Rotterdams Wijktheatre, you can view the full programme here. For the very first time in, ICAF will be presenting an accompanying City Programme to our Main Festival Programme, specifically curated for local Rotterdam and family audiences. Our City Programme shares the same ethos as our usual ICAF programming, celebrating local,…

Pauluskerk

The Diaconal Center Pauluskerk supports all people in Rotterdam and surroundings that cannot survive without help: Homeless people, addicts, psychiatric patients, people without residence permit, people without employment, young adults that have no guidance for the way of life and vulnerable elderly people. The base of the Pauluskerk is the importance and the ‘perspective of…

Merel Smitt

Merel Smitt is an interdisciplinary artist based in Rotterdam and works as a director, organizer, curator, social designer, researcher and educator. Her live-art projects take place at the intersection of performative interventions, socially engaged art and cultural activism. Her work is developed site-specific in public spaces, in collaborations with different communities, activists, fellow citizens, academics,…

EARLY BIRD TICKET ARE OFFICIALLY RELEASED 

Our Early Bird tickets are now available to purchase for ICAF 2023! There will be three main ticket types available.    The Festival Package will give you access to all festival activities, presentations and performances and includes lunch and dinner during the entire 5-day festival  The Daily Fee gains you access to all activities, presentations and performances…

NWE MKRS

ICAF NEW MKRS, a festival produced especially for young talents and artist-facilitators within the community arts sector here in the Netherlands, will once again be offering a fantastic opportunity for audiences to engage with the newest, homegrown talent. The programme will be composed of a series of provoking lectures, discussions and performances including, organised around…

Formaat

Formaat is a professional theatre of the oppressed company based in Rotterdam. For many years, the company has been working with vulnerable people and addressing burning social issues. Formaat has also been a driving force behind an important international network of TO practitioners. A few years ago, Formaat connected with Evan Hastings, who introduced Formaat…