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Merel Smitt

Merel Smitt is a Rotterdam-based artist working locally and internationally. Merel studied directing at the Academy for Performative Arts in Maastricht and completed her Master’s at DAS Theatre (formerly known as DasArts) in 2020. Merel’s work and artistic practice have been supported by several platforms in the European contemporary art scene such as SICK! Festival…

PS Theatre

PS Theatre is the city Company of Leiden and makes theatre, music and audio. With our projects and in productions they move people closer to each other and offer a new perspective towards being with each other and in the city. Because PS Theatre believe that a city where you know each other’s story is…

Sruti Bala

Sruti Bala is Associate Professor at the Dept. of Theatre Studies of the University of Amsterdam, where she currently co-ordinates the MA Theatre Studies programme. She is affiliated to the  Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis and is a member of the ASCA advisory board. Sruti’s research interests are at the intersections of performance and politics, which has taken shape…

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…

Het Wilde Western

Common Stage is a stage in Utrecht-West where Het Wilde Western create Improvisation Performances with people from different backgrounds, ages, and artistic experiences. Visitors of the Ubuntuhuis, which include people from the asylum seekers’ center, students from social or artistic courses, and local residents come to play. Since Common Stage is on Monday afternoons, Het…

TIMESLIPS

Timeslips’ evidence-based and award-winning approach brings joy to elders and their care partners by infusing creativity and meaning-making into care relationships and systems. They began with one volunteer in 1998, then became an independent non-profit in 2013, and now train and certify individuals and organizations across the world. There is currently 900+ Certified Facilitators, and…

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…

Les Super Etoiles de Partout

Orchestre Partout is a music group with a unique world repertoire and a musical breeding ground. It was originally inspired by the Allstar Refjudzji Band from the Czech Republic, which was featured at ICAF 2011. Since then, Orchestre Partout (French for ‘Orchestra Everywhere’) makes music with residents in asylum seeker centres and plays concerts on…

Home of Participation

HoP – Home of Participation is an organization based in Amsterdam interested in exploring, developing and facilitating participatory arts methodologies for groups in conflict, at risk as well as for civic participation. More information https://www.facebook.com/homeofparticipation/?ref=page_internal

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…