Highlights

26 November 2019

**6th HIGHLIGHT OF ICAF 2020**

Museu dos meninos (MdM), ‘Museum of Children’, is a transdisciplinary arts project that involves mapping and the collection and preservation of narratives and memories of Afro-Brazilian youth between the ages of 15 and 29. These young men live in the Complexo do Alemão, an area composed of many favelas in the city of Rio de Janeiro. They are the main victims of what amounts to a genocide of the Afro-Brazilian population.

At ICAF 2020, MdM is presented in the form of a video installation that is open to the public. In it, visitors can view the 30 videos that will be exhibited in a continuous looping format. A live solo performance will be presented by the actor Mauricio Lima, who is also the main initiator of Museu dos Meninos. He is born and raised in the Complexo do Alemão and he himself is, in fact, one of the meninos (children) that give their name to this unusual museum. His performance will have a strong documentary element. It will be based on interviews and the performer’s own childhood and adolescent memories while growing up in the favela. It includes images of the interventions held in Complexo do Alemão.

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16 September 2019

**3rd HIGHLIGHT OF ICAF 2020**

Amparo González Sola (Argentina) - workshop

Dance as a relational practice: exploring reciprocity

Amparo is a choreographer, …

A few weeks ago, Dr. Marcia Pompeo, sadly passed away. She was one of the pioneering scholars and practitioners of community theatre in Brazil. In May 2016, when …

Hjalmar Joffre-Eichhorn is a German-Bolivian theatre of the Oppressed practitioner whom we had the pleasure to meet on a number of occasions. …

APPALSHOP (USA)
FILM SCREENING AND WORKSHOP

Appalshop, a U.S. nonprofit cultural arts organization based in the mountainous central Appalachian coalfields …

Jasmina Ibrahimovic has been appointed as new director of the Rotterdam Neighbourhood Theatre Company (RWT) …

 ‘Symphony of the Ursus Factory’ (Poland) – Film screening and workshop

The Ursus factory in Poland once covered 170 hectares and employed 20,000 workers, …