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NEWSLETTER ∩ SEPTEMBER 2014
∩ RECONSTRUCTION OF TRIMUKHI CULTURAL CENTRE
BOROTALPADA SANTAL VILLAGE (WEST BENGAL ∩ INDIA)
Badly damage by Cyclone Phailin in October 2013, Trimukhi Cultural Centre has been under reconstruction process. By end of July 2014, all the walls were repaired and the installation of a tin roof on the top of the main building completed.
∩ CRASH COURSES FOR SANTAL YOUTH ON ARTS & CULTURAL PROJECTS ORGANISATION
After signing an agreement with Barcelona Theatre Institute (Spain) to receive Master Degree students for final practice, Trimukhi Platform has started an innovative educational program aimed at giving to 10 young people in Borotalpada village the tools and knowledge necessary to undertake important responsibilities in the Cultural Centre.
∩ DAILY CLASS FOR SANTAL CHILDREN AT TRIMUKHI CULTURAL CENTRE
As a concrete result of the 1st session of courses on arts and cultural projects organisation, since 28th July 2014, 3 hours' class are held daily in Trimukhi Cultural Centre to help Borotalpada children with their study. The project is organised in an autonomous manner by the local youth of the Santal village. It receives the support of the local primary school.
∩ CONTEMPORARY ART & COMMUNITY WORK
The French Embassy in Cuba and La Casa de las Américas is inviting Jean-Frédéric Chevallier to share his working experience in Trimukhi Platform. A 5 day workshop will explore the following questions: what is a contemporary art practice? what does community work mean? why link one with the other?
∩ R/T POETRY 4 TO BE STAGED IN CUBA
In September, 15 Cuban visual artists, thespians, dancers, video-makers and musicians will be in rehearsal with Jean-Frédéric Chevallier to prepare a transdisciplinary performance. The R/T Poetry set-ups (staged before in Colombia, India and Ecuador) aim to awake the feelings of the audience.
∩ NIGHT OF THEATRE n°7 in Press and Youtube
Journalist Mohua Das reported for The Telegraph: "There was something magical about making one’s way through the backwoods with torchlights and settling down on the ground under the open skies, feeling the caress of a wintry breeze and watching performances in the dark — imaginative and untamed."
∩ NIGHT OF THEATRE n°8 on 14th FEB 2015
The night-long festival is organised in Borotalpada village. Artists from Asia, Europe and Latin America work together with tribal artists to build a performance, an art exhibition or a film that they showcase during the event. For the 8th edition, a smaller number of guests audience from Kolkata will be received so to favour exchange with the villagers.
Trimukhi Platform needs second hand laptops to start teaching computing and web designing in Borotalpada village as well as several volunteers (postgraduate students, university professors and artists) to be involved in the second and third session of courses on Arts & Cultural Projects Organisation. For more details: email@example.com
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