From June 14 to June 20, 2020, we organized the online Atelier for Solidarity. Over 58 participants from 40+ countries took part in these intensive 7 days. As part of this mutual-learning Atelier, we hosted 7 Keynote and 2 panel sessions online. The recorded livestreams can be watched bellow.
On the development of nuanced and contemporary stories that shift stereotypical and harmful narratives within and about Africa.
Hank Willis Thomas
On decolonization, equity and so much more.
On "Wearing a Mask is Taking the Blindfold Off: Arts and Culture in the World of COVID19"
On the search for the meaning of holding a festival, and then again, during a pandemic.
Benjamin Von Wong
On lessons to be drawn fo the arts and festivals for future existential challenges such as climate change.
Ana Carla Fonseca Reis
On the role of Creative Industries in the current crisis.
Panel conversation 1: How to move your festival online.
A panel conversation between three presenters from different regions on taking a festival online – the challenges, the possibilities, what’s possible and what not.
- Jeff Kahn - Performance Space Sydney
- Rashmi Dhanwani - Art X Company India
- Sepehr Sharifzadeh - Re-connect Festival Iran
Panel conversation 2: How to move your festival online.
A panel conversation between two presenters on taking a festival online – the challenges, the possibilities, what’s possible and what not.
- Kate Craddock - GIFT: Gateshead International Festival of Theatre
- Vincent de Repentigny - general and artistic director OFFTA Montreal/ Canada