SPACES: Harlem - 24-25 June, 2017
SPACES: Harlem is an immersive storytelling performance that combines dance, theatre, music, and video, and invites audiences to experience intimate moments from Harlem's past. At the heart of the experience, local Harlem residents recount personal stories about the place they call home.
SPACES: Harlem is the 2017 Harlem Arts Festival Theatre Commission. A project of Kaimera Productions, in association with the Humans Collective, with the support of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church - June 24 & 25, 2017
SPACES: Harlem is part of Kaimera's SPACES project, an initiative that aims to help audiences rediscover the history of the spaces they live in, and thus, strengthen their connection to the community they belong to.
Kaimera Productions in Portland!
The Global Theater Initiative, a partnership between TCG and The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (The Lab), hosted the 2017 Global Pre-Conference entitled Beyond the Four Walls on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Portland Oregon. Kaimera Productions' Co-Artistic Director Simón Adinia Hanukai had the honor of being invited to present the Living Altar project.
Kaimera Facilitates a Workshop for Young Syrian Refugees in Mardin, Turkey
With the support, of TCG's ON the ROAD grant, Simón has been traveling in the Middle-East to work on solidifying organizational and artistic partners for Kaimera's Living Altar project. Simón has also been teaching workshops inspired by Living Altar throughout his trip. Kaimera Productions was honored to have Simón be invited by Art Anywhere to teach a theater workshop to a group of young refugees ages twelve to sixteen in Mardin, Turkey, a few kilometers away from the Syrian border. Art Anywhere provides an invaluable art and education space for young Syrian and Iraqi refugees. Check them out and support their work!
Kaimera Productions Receives TCG ON the ROAD Grant!
ON the ROAD grants - administered by Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for the professional not-for-profit American theatre, and funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - encourages reciprocity and cultural exchange by fostering new relationships with international colleagues. Through this grant, Kaimera Productions will send Simón Adinia Hanukai to visit Istanbul, Turkey, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates to solidify organizational and artistic partners for the implementation of Living Altar, a multidisciplinary performative celebration of the lives of individuals killed in conflict, regardless of origin, gender, religion, status, and profession. He will also visit the Turkish bordertown of Gaziantep, which is surrounded by over a dozen refugee camps, to meet individuals affected by the Syrian conflict and to connect with NGOs working there. See the Press Release here and learn more about Living Altar here!