ISUSU · Co-creative Dialogue & Movement of Oppression · Workshop

17/08/2019

14:00 - 17:00

Willmanndamm 4, 10827 Berlin

Admission is free - donations are encouraged

** This event is part of ISUSU Pan-African Festival 2019 · Black to the Future **

‘ISUSU’ means ‘us’ in Shona. This festival aims to bring us together as Africans* (diaspora) to celebrate ourselves while shedding lights on an intersectional, sustainable and queer Africa. ✨

► CO-CREATING DIALOGUES AND MOVEMENTS ON OPPRESSION
· Forum Theater · Workshop

SAT, Aug 17th, 2019
14:00 h – 17:00 h

**Location **
This event will take place at The.Word.Berlin

► About ✨

Forum Theatre, a branch of The Theatre of the Oppressed, was designed by Augusto Boal, a theatre pedagogue, to empower and liberate the oppressed through participatory theatre.
In this workshop, participants will co-create with the lead facilitator, Amarachi, a forum-theatre styled piece that evidences ways in which invisible forms of oppression occur in daily life. The workshop is hands-on and requires openness, respect, flexibility and readiness to tackle difficult subjects
within a safe space.

· Objectives ·

– Provide a platform for the use of forum theatre
– Co-create with participants on identifying silent forms of
oppression
– Dialogue on the issues through movement (Forum Theatre)

► Facilitator ✨

Amarachi A. Igboegwu is a Research Fellow with the Făgăraș Research Institute in Romania, an international professional training expert, and doctoral research candidate at Heidelberg University, Germany. Her doctoral study focuses on equipping teachers with skills necessary for teaching and managing culturally diverse classrooms. Her research is focused primarily on unconscious bias in the classroom and critical self reflection as cornerstones for pre-service teacher training for especially
culturally diverse classrooms. Her research work incorporates Forum Theatre to raise awareness of preservice teachers on forms of oppression in the classroom.

► DONATIONS ✨

This event is free to attend and open to all – donations are strongly recommended, as all proceeds will be going towards the facilitator.

LOCATION ·
The.Word.Berlin
Willmanndamm 4
10827 Berlin
(U7 Kleistpark)

· HOUSE RULES ·

We have no place for sexism, queerphobia, transphobia, any form of racism or discrimination such as anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish racism, and any sort of violent or aggressive behaviour. be’kech is a safe space for all, an open forum for dialogue, criticism and a place where we stand up for each other. If someone/something is bothering you, please approach a member of staff who are here to help!

· LINKS ·

ISUSU Pan-African Festival 2019 · Black to the Future
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amarachi_Igboegwu
http://su-se.academia.edu/AmarachiIgboegwu

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