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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…

Circus MiX

Circus MiX is a circus for children who live in the south of Rotterdam. MiX works to make children feel good again and to let them move freely. With activities such as play, juggling, acrobatics, stilt, ball, and tightrope walking, trapeze, dance, and others, Circus Mix lets children discover their own capabilities and talents. Next…

Esther Slegh

For ICAF 2014 Hacking Public Space, the Rotterdam-based landscape designer Ester Slegh, (the driving force behind an artistically designed urban garden in Crooswijk, and the temporary museum of random art) investigated together with ICAF delegates the practical and legal limits for ludic interventions in public spaces across Rotterdam. Esther Slegh has been working for the…

Villa Zebra

Villa Zebra is a children’s art museum which creates visual art exhibitions for children between 4 and 12 years old and seeks to stimulate creativity and curiosity. On a yearly basis Villa Zebra receives 25,000 to 30,000 visitors of which 60% are children. Half of the children come and visit the art exhibition with schools…

Rotterdams Wijktheater

Since its founding in 1992, Rotterdams Wijktheater (Rotterdam Community Theatre, RWT) has been producing theatre made for and by people with no previous experience. RWT achieves this by creating work that connects closely with the experiences of the audiences they want to reach out to. RWT also organises the International Community Arts Festival (ICAF) every…

ICAF 2023

THE COUNTDOWN TO ICAF 2023 IS ON! One year until ICAF 2023 physically takes place! Programming for the upcoming festival is fully underway for full days of talks, lectures, workshops, performances, artist residencies and, of course, some fantastic ICAF after parties. More information about ticket sales and prices will follow in next month’s newsletter, but…