Directory

Description Type Discipline Country
Association l'Observatoire

Association l'Observatoire generates proposal and project design promoting relations between artists, researchers and the general public in Morocco and abroad. The Observatory strives to create the necessary conditions for projects unsuited to artistic production systems, academic and cultural life of the Region, and to disseminate public experimentation with alternative approaches.

Organization Multidisciplinary Morocco
Atelier-Théâtre Burkinabé

A Theatre for Development group based in Burkina Faso. They create and produce theatre plays on awareness of HIVS, AIDS and STDs. Every two years the group organizes an international festival of Theatre for Development in Ouagadougou.

Organization Theatre Burkina Faso
Atira Women's Resource Society

Blending art, community and social entrepreneurship, Enterprising Women Making Art works with emerging women artists and artisans in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to participate in a democratic and equitable social enterprise that coordinates the pooling of resources to produce and market women's visual art and handmade products, as well as focuses on building women’s capacities and knowledge, and increasing their access to lucrative markets and sales.

The Yayem Digital Storytelling Project provides youth and mentors diverse in age, race/ethnicity, religion, class, ability, sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation with the support, skills, and equipment they need to create original digital stories. The stories are part of a storytelling tradition that lives at the heart of human experience - a gripping form of personal communication as ancient as language itself. Since the beginnings of humankind, we have shared through stories the events, beliefs, and values held dear by our families, communities, and cultures.

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada
ATTACK! Autonomous Cultural Center

Attack! is a non-partisan, non-profit, voluntary association of citizens that creates a wider cultural and political alternative, and alternative economy, to give public space to all who want to creatively express and participate in changes at the local level that lead to a free society.

Organization Multidisciplinary Croatia
BAK

Since its foundation in 2003, BAK has served as a space for art, knowledge, and activism. Its main mission is to advocate for the dynamic and critical role of art in society, and to catalyze discourse—with and through art as a form of active knowledge—on the urgent social and political issues of our times. BAK is a site of interlocution between and among various publics, convening on the basis of shared concerns to negotiate the concept of a common future through artistic imagination, intellectual rigor, and civic engagement. Underlining these efforts is BAK’s commitment to learning and education; artistic, theoretical, and political experimentation; and probing new methods and practices of collaboration and exchange.

Organization Multidisciplinary Netherlands
Barefeet Theatre

Barefeet Theater is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that uses play, creativity, and empowerment to give vulnerable children in Zambia a chance at a better life. Barefeet was founded by former street children as a response to the plight of young people living on Zambia streets. Through the power of performance, educational workshops, and more, we develop vulnerable youth into physically healthy, cognitively, and socially competent young people.

Organization Theatre Zambia
Barefoot Artists

Barefoot Artists brings the transformative power of art to the most impoverished communities in the world through participatory and multifaceted projects that foster community empowerment, improve the physical environment, promote economic development, and preserve and support indigenous art and culture. Barefoot Artists develops projects in collaboration with individuals and agencies on the ground in identified communities.

Organization Multidisciplinary United States
Beehive Design Collective

The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly motivated, all-volunteer, activist arts collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools. We work as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, shared with us through conversations with affected communities.

Organization Visual Arts United States
Belarus Free Theatre

Belarus Free Theatre (BFT) is a UK-based international award-winning theatre company founded on principles of freedom of speech and artistic expression. Our focus is on social justice, taboo zones and violation of human rights across the globe. Our approach is akin to investigative journalism. We build ties with people across the globe to immerse ourselves in their culture and engage in their experiences to authentically tell untold stories. This documentary material is the basis for our work along with our actors’ personal experiences of standing up for human rights and resisting dictatorship. Working across borders we create, campaign and educate.

Organization Theatre United Kingdom
Belfast Community Circus School

The mission statement  the Belfast Community Circus commits to:"Transform lives and communities through the power of circus arts and street theatre "

Organization Theatre Ireland
Black Bird North Arts

Mission: To create community mural projects with youth. Workshops and site specific art projects with northern, including fly-in remote, communities that may have limited access to arts programming.

Organization Visual Arts Canada
Black Theatre Workshop

Black Theatre Workshop is Canada’s oldest Black theatre company. Our mission is to encourage and promote the development of a Black and Canadian Theatre, rooted in a literature that reflects the creative will of Black Canadian writers and artists, and the creative collaborations between Black and other artists. Black Theatre Workshop aims to promote and produce Black theatre that educates, entertains and delights its audiences. The company strives to create a greater cross-cultural understanding by its presence and the intrinsic value of its work.

Organization Theatre Canada
Blossom Trust

Our Mission: To facilitate a process where marginalised groups can become self-sufficient in improving their health, environmental, economic and social needs. To achieve this by working in partnership with other development actors in the spirit of art, culture and community.

Organization Multidisciplinary India
BluePrint For Life

BluePrintForLife offers dynamic, culturally appropriate programs designed for First Nations and Inuit youth that are founded on HipHop, rooted in traditional culture, and centered on community needs. Their programming has also been successfully adapted to meet the needs of youth in Canadas inner cities, working with youth at risk and newly immigrated families to Canada.

Organization Multidisciplinary Canada
Border Crossings

In response to the contemporary globalised world, Border Crossings creates a theatrical and cultural space in which peoples come together as equals for creativity and dialogue.

Organization Theatre United Kingdom