Austrian TV program Kultur Montag report on the Vienna Kunstforum Exhibition: "Let the Children Play".
Here is a 5 minute film about the making of "Let the Children Play" with interviews with some of the people behind the project.
3/12 to 21/12 2014
LET THE CHILDREN PLAY is invited by UNHCR to be presented at the Palais des Nations, UN head quarters.
LET THE CHILDREN PLAY is the attendant exhibition for the first globe UNHCR TEDx conference in history.Over 2000 guests are welcomed and nobody could ignore the 4 meter refugee children cut-outs and the 5 to 11 meters print of Zaatari refugee settlement „TREE OF HOPE“ production…
Thank you UNHCR for this co-operation!
From the left: Osama Muttawa /PlayFoundation, Melissa Flemming (UNHCR Head, Communications and Public Information Service Spokesperson for the High Commissioner), Kilian Kleinschmidt (former manager of Zaatari refugee settlement, actual independent humanitarian networker), Hannes Seebacher (artist), Marwan Maghur (PlayFoundation)
20/11 to 20/12/2014
With our Belgian partners, Cultural Centre LE BRASS, Theatre LES TANNEUERS and the City of Brussels and our related association ASBL HUMAN R we were able to bring the exhibition to the astonishing exhibition space at LE BRASS.
A main target of this exhibition in a very popular environment for the local multicultural inhabitants were guided tours for children and school classes.
The refugee children cut-outs are placed as window displays at LE BRASS while the entire duration of the exhibition.
On a regular basis the Play Foundation exhibition was able to host school classes and offer guided tours and answer questions to our preferred visitors…Thank you children & teachers!
Kilian Kleinschmidt brings along „his“ children from Zaatari refugee settlement for his speech about refugee children and communication of human & ethical values through art.
The animation „Let the Children of Syria grow Hope“ was awarded at IPA winners ceremony at Carnegie Hall New York with the 3rd Prize / category Moving-Images.
This award makes gives lot of motivation to PLAY FOUNDATION and new projects!
Competition is pleased to declare that Lukas M. Hüller / Hannes Seebacher, Sami & Samer Ajouri / Play Foundation was awarded FINALISTS in Moving-Images Category for the winning entry „Let the Children of Syria grow Hope“ / Animation / 120sec
Winners ceremony takes place on Nov. 2nd at Carnegie Hall, New York within the LUCIE Awards presentation.
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (L.A / NY City / global) announces Category Winners of the 2014 Competition.
"Let the Children Play" exhibition at the prestigious Kunstforum Vienna, Austria
opening Oct. 22nd 2014
exhibition Oct. 23rd to Nov. 16th 2014
An unexpected visit to European Forum Alpbach: Kilian KLEINSCHMIDT (UNHCR camp manager Zaatari Camp & visionary) brings along "his“ children from Zaatari Refugee Camp to the audience of EUROPEAN FORUM ALPBACH / podium discussion on care-economics participants: Willibald CERNKO (chairman BANK AUSTRIA), Michael LANDAU (director CARITAS Austria), Kilian KLEINSCHMIDT .
The Refugee Dummies Project: Play Foundation: SEEBACHER/HÜLLER 2014
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Also, view this short video documenting the setting up of the exhibition:
The animated film „Let the Children of Syria grow Hope“ is diffused as official UNHCR spot at CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2014.
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