We are happy to announce the call for international performances for Bibu and the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2022!
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Bibu and ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2022 acknowledges Indigenous peoples of the past, present and future worldwide as the custodians, inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures, worldviews and relations to land and environments. The Indigenous peoples have retained social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live. Despite their cultural differences, Indigenous peoples from around the world share common problems related to the protection of their rights as distinct peoples.
In an effort to create a linking network between the world’s indigenous cultures, Bibu and the AAG 2022 aims to enhance international visibility for Indigenous people.
For the international part, the Board of Directors will welcome innovative international applications that are visioned, produced and creatively led by Indigenous Performing Artists.
We want to create an international platform thus drawing attention to the breadth of contemporary Indigenous performances — with works spanning from theatre, dance, storytelling/storysong and multidisciplinary performance art with a combination of both cultural and contemporary artistic expressions.
We invite applications of performances coming from or being produced by and with Indigenous Peoples and being directed towards an audience of children, youth and families.
Read more at the Bibu web-site about Indigenous performances, about the criterion and how to apply. Applications can be submitted no later than October 1st 2021.
The Selection Committee
The international performances for the biennal 2022 will be selected by an international committee consisting of six artists and leaders from a global representation of Indigenous Peoples:
Jefferson J. Dirks Korkee