The project

 

 

Nomadic Smiles is a traveling socio-educational, cultural and audiovisual project in which puppets, clowns, circuses, music and children’s animation carry smiles around the world in collaboration with local and international artists. Nomadic Smiles uses the performing arts and artistic exchange as tools for social transformation. How?

  • Approaching local traditions and artists to learn, share and collaborate in joint shows.

  • Performing creative workshops linked to the world of the performing arts by local associations and groups.

  • Working as a platform to receive all those artists who want to join the project.

  • Claiming the cultural heritage of the people through the dissemination of audiovisual material collected during the trip.

General objectives

Use scenic arts such as children’s animation, puppets, circus and clown, to create spaces of joy and fun with the public, to generate artistic collaborations between artists from all over the world, and to claim the cultural heritage of the people.

Specific objectives:

  1. Zoom in the world of performing arts to entertain and entertain.
  2. Encourage artistic expression and creativity through puppets and circus techniques by local associations and groups.
  3. Generate spaces of exchange and collaboration between artists from all over the world.
  4. Produce documentary audiovisual material of different traditional and contemporary artistic expressions of each place.
  5. Claim the richness and cultural diversity of peoples.

What Do we do?

Nomadic Smiles, with the Dream Warrior (the truck) which symbolizes a large ship that brings social awareness on its route through the earth, traveling on a planet without borders and pretending that many realities and voices are seen and heard.

  • Mejorar las condiciones psicosociales en las que viven las personas, especialmente los niños y las niñas en territorios empobrecidos a través de acciones lúdico-pedagógicas.
  • Sensibilizar a favor de la paz y la justicia en el mundo.
  • Contribuir al acercamiento y reconocimiento cultural de los diferentes pueblos y sociedades en su diversidad, difundiendo y siendo altavoz de distintas iniciativas locales y esfuerzos de tantos colectivos y movimientos en favor de la dignidad y la justicia social.
  • Fomentar una conciencia social que, través del análisis crítico de diferentes realidades e intercambios, genere reflexiones y acciones de solidaridad, tanto en el mundo en que se llega como del que se parte, para lograr unas sociedades más equitativas.

  1. Acciones lúdico pedagógicas dirigidas especialmente a los niños y niñas.
  2. Acciones de sensibilización e intercambio sociocultural entre pueblos, actuando a la vez de altavoz de los colectivos locales, de sus reivindicaciones y haciendo difusión de las mismas.
  3. Acciones de incidencia directas no violentas.