[Will’s Blog 1. March 29]
And so it begins—The International Community Arts Festival 2023!
In March of 2020, a certain uncertainty that was unfolding around the planet meant that Edition 8 of the festival could not be the traditional full-on gathering of artists coming to Rotterdam. Nevertheless, our intrepid crew of producers managed, as we say in Canada, to deek the pandemic. In the face of the lockdowns, they navigated around obstacles to find creative and unconventional approaches that would allow them to carry on elements of the work in small but significant ways. And that is why we properly celebrate the start of ICAF 2023: The Sound of Change, as Edition 9.