Several members of our team participated in a 2-day theatre workshop taught by Jessica Litwak & David Diamond, both of whom are members of Theatres Without Borders. On the first night we viewed Acting Together on the World Stage, an education documentary highlighting "courageous and creative artists and peacebuilders working in conflict zones." The creation of the documentary came about via a five-year initiative of Theatre Without Borders, Brandeis University, and filmmaking Allison Lund. The film is a powerful reminder that human communities have the creative capacities to transform conflict nonviolently.
Artifariti festival - International Art encounters: An excellent video outlining the context of the festival
Two weeks to go before a team heads for the western Sahara. We will be taking 50 packH2O waterpacks with us to roll out at the arts festival. "The PackH2O Water Backpack took home the 2013 People’s Design Award at the National Design Awards gala in New York, Thursday, Oct. 17. Todd Oldham announced the winning design and presented the award to president and CEO of Grief Inc. David Fischer. PackH2O attempts to solve the global clean water crisis by giving people the power to easily transport their own water." www.packh2o.com
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