Worlds collided as Epic Arts’ Dancers from Cambodia touched down here in Indonesia to perform at the ASEAN Para Games in October 2022. The trip was incredibly timely as it lined up almost perfectly with our latest project in Indonesia. If you don’t know our back story, Epic Arts inspired us to set up We […]
Inclusion in the arts, what does it mean in 2023? Specifically in the context of inclusive dance. The team at We Are Epic shares their thoughts on the term “inclusive dance”, how it relates to the intersectionality of a person’s identity and reflect on the evolving understanding of inclusion.
Team up and create! That’s one of the principles which guides our work here at We Are Epic. Inclusive arts as a practice wouldn’t work without partnerships and collaborations, after all, the point of inclusive arts is to value the participation of people of all abilities, backgrounds and identities. We think that’s a key way
Nalitari in Indonesia and We Are Epic in the UK were excited to embark on an international exchange through the Connections Through Culture Fund from the British Council.
We touched down smoothly in Yogyakarta, Indonesia with the sound of the call to prayer humming around in the humid city air. Ready for a week of design, communications and branding with Nalitari but not knowing what to expect from Jogja, I spent my first day wandering and exploring and taking in the sights. The
Establishing an arts organisation in the UK that has previously been so embedded in the culture and context of Cambodia would always present new challenges. One of these is considering the new relationship between the UK-based We Are Epic and the Cambodia-based Epic Arts.
We share, collaborate and raise awareness of inclusive practise throughout the world. Director, Anthony spent four days in Jakarta, Indonesia, find out why
Buffalo Boy had taken root in Kampot and was fast taking shape as a performance piece.