over 500 artists
12 theatrical shows
12 FORUM THEATERS
12 WALL GRAFFITI
OVER 100 COLLABORATIVE ARTWORKS
DIALOGUE ON GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
& 5000 YOUTH TRAINED THROUGH WORKSHOPS
Aiming to connect people across the globe and embracing the philosophy of global citizenship, Art Caravan’s first cross-continental initiative called the Great African Caravan, will take 12 international artists for 200 days through 12 African countries.
Using art as a holistic and inclusive tool and the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a tangible framework, GAC will bring together grass-root initiatives, organisations, artists, civic society bodies, and youth groups to artistically explore the common struggles, express similarities, and build a strong sustainable, interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral, and cross-continental network.
The adventurous journey will start in August 2018 in South Africa and continue through, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi,Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Sudan to end in Egypt in March 2019.
One journey to connect beyond borders and work towards peace
Art Caravan-Ingenious Frontiers of Art is a Indo-Swiss based association of artists from around the globe who have been actively involved in the inter-exchange of art for dialogue on culture, community building, democracy, human rights, peace and border-less world.
Art Caravan aims to build a global artistic network and facilitate art events & conclaves leading to cross-cultural exchange of peace and to foster global citizenship.
The Lost Boy:
A comic and satire based stage theater production showcasing the journey of a young boy swimming through the pool of socioeconomic-cultural discrimination the society offers in its course.
The Forum Space:
Forum theater, a form of participatory art pioneered by Brazilian artist Augusto Boal, will be used as a tool to create a safe space for engaging with issues relevant to the audience with an effort to explore possible approaches to solutions.
Behind the Mask
A photo series fighting stereotypes and celebrating human diversity beyond the exteriors.
The Great African Caravan has been hosting various artistic events centered on the theme of violence and specifically female artistic action against violence in Delft, Khayelitsha and Cape Town in collaboration with the following main organisations: Africa Unite, Rainbow Arts Organisation, Theatre4Change and its Makukhanye Art Room and Baz-Art.
Various artistic collaborations have taken place to explore and celebrate cultural diversity as different cultural and racial backgrounds have come together to focus on the following SDGs: Goal 4, Quality Education, Goal 5, Gender Equality, and Goal 10, Reducing Inequality.
In Zimbabwe the Great African Caravan engaged closely with its partner organisation ZUNA and organised artistic collaborations, events, and press entrances around the topic of Peace (SDG 16) and the Global Goals.
On the International Peace Day as well as on the Global Goals Day, GAC and ZUNA organised events in schools engaging hundreds of young students with the topics of Peace, the Global Goals, and Global Citizenship.
Throughout the week of collaboration, the school visits as well as the artistic efforts aimed to formulate messages around peace and the SDGs in artistic, tangible, and accessible ways.
Winter on Wheels (India)
To Be or Not To Be
Play “Noises off" (Kosovo)
Road to Mekong
Neo - Sense
Street Beauty (Germany)
As part of connecting with local communities and like minded we are building teams in each country along the journey. As part of the GAC group the teams will help with the planning and building up the project from summer 2017 to summer 2018 and then co-work with GAC during the journey in 2018 itself.
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