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Erqueyez Art

by yudaica2013 ·

The Saharan desert will host this winter workshops on creativity, artistic techniques and archaeology encompassed within the second edition of ARTifariti, the international art encounters in territories liberated from the Western Sahara which will take place from November 22 to December 6, 2008. A unique proposal that will take its participants to a fertile, in the middle of the desert, for the exchange of ideas and experiences; an art space that places the need to transform the reality in its sights. The program, open to the participation of students, artists and people interested in art as an instrument of peace, is composed of courses: understanding of infinity as a work of art. The fabric of the dream and emotion, a creativity workshop according to the school of Alejandro Jodorowsky taught by Galician artist Pamen Pereira; Workshop techniques and pictorial procedures, in which Eduardo Romaguera promote plastics and creative resources of the participating in a space desert, among other actions by drawing a map of singular stones leading to the archaeological complex of Erqueyez; To create art and art to share, two workshops under the general name of projected art: the ephemeral nature of the color and the shape will lead the Meta-sintesis group with its approach of social art for change. Also has been called a classroom of archaeology called Erqueyez: training of guides and interpreters, whose main objective is to train local personnel for the preservation, interpretation and public dissemination of this archaeological site. This workshop, taught by Teresa Muniz, Member of the program of research on the complex developed by the University of Granada with the support of the Junta de Andalucia, is also open to the participation of people who want to learn about this significant archaeological site of the Neolithic Saharan. The workshops students may participate in all activities covered within the meetings that will be held between the camps for Sahrawi refugees in Tindouf (Algeria) and Tifariti, symbolic capital of the Sahara released. The cost of tuition is 1,000 euros, including transfer from Madrid to Tindouf in regular flight, internal transport in 4 4 (camps and travel – roundtrip – to Tifariti), maintenance and accommodation, excursions and activities. The squares will be covered by strict order of registration, whose term ends on October 15, 2008. More information on workshops ARTifariti 2008 in, on the blog, or by contacting with the organization by phone 954274104 or email.