PLAY: Family And Kids Creativity Festival!


Sat May 28 2022 at 12:00 pm to 08:00 pm


ReMo Studio | Amsterdam, NH

PLAY is an exiting new Community project composed of Monthly Gatherings that celebrate creativity, family and the human imagination. These gatherings are guided by a group of professional artists that will each introduce their practices and conduct creative workshops. As a result, co-creating a performative event together with the participating families.
The aim of the project is to create a bond between the families and set a cornerstone for building a community in Amsterdam Noord based on creative expression and the act of play.

Each workshop will offer a wide array of activities designed to encourage creativity and enjoyment. Using games and playful experiences as part of the process in order to incorporate and appeal to the wide age group of participants.
The fundamental pillars of the gatherings are music and dance; they will be used as tools of individual and group empowerment. Combined with the mediums: drawing, video, digital and textile arts; serving as graphic / aesthetic platforms to facilitate the intersections and translation of different creative processes and creating the setting/scenery for the performance space.
> Dance/movement/embodiment.
> Music/Sound
> Drawing and Dance
> Textile Arts
> Digital Arts/Games/Video
We aim to use recyclable, organic and natural materials, placing importance on creating environmentally friendly artworks and leaving a green footprint.
As part of the workshops we will include work with plants and the relation of our bodies with the natural environment in the city; we have planned the outdoors activities of PLAY in partnership with the Nature & Environment Learning Centre located a few hundred metres from ReMo.
The team is composed of international artists based in Amsterdam. Reflecting the cultural diversity of this country and the necessary constant work of integration and social interaction to which we commit ourselves.
Project lead:
Javier Murugarren: Cultural Choreographer, musician and textile artist | Netherlands/Spain
Doron Hirsch: Game designer, choreographer, installation artist | Netherlands/Switzerland
Daniel Eagles: Tao practitioner, Movement coach and Studio Coordinator
Participating artists:
Sarah Kate Gardiner: Choreographer and dancer | Netherlands/UK
Martina Gudmundson: Zen Shiatsu Practitioner, Artist and Musician
Elena Zanchetta: Contakids Teacher
SCHEDULE (subject to minor changes):
12:00 - Arrival, Tea and Welcome
12:30 - ContaKids (with Elena Zanchetta)
13:30 - Pancakes and Open Play Time!
14:15 - Ninja Dance Workshop (with Sarah Kate)
15:30 - Tea and Rest
16:00 - Mandarin Skin Sculpting Workshop (with Martina)
17:00 - Group Dinner (Vegetarian Soup Provided)
17:45 - T-shirt Design & Printing (with Javi)
19:00 - Family Dance Party! (with DJ)
20:00 - Closing of the Day
Fees: Donation of 20-30 euros (1 adult with 1 or 2 children) - please do contact us regarding money if needed :).
Contact: Daniel Eagles or Javier Murugarren to confirm your place at [email protected] / +31687101599
Payment can be sent to Hr DL Eagles, NL08INGB0671772503
We look forward to hosting you on the 28th May! :)

Where is it happening?

ReMo Studio, Slijperweg 7, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Host or Publisher ReMo

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