The Sahara Desert this winter will host workshops on creativity, artistic and archaeological techniques encompassed within ARTifariti the second edition of the International Meeting of Art in liberated territories of Western Sahara will be held from November 22 to December 6, 2008. A unique proposal to move its participants to a fertile environment, in the middle of the desert, for the exchange of ideas and experiences, to a space of art lies in its focus the need to transform reality. a The program, open to the participation of students, artists and people interested in art as an instrument of peace, is composed of courses: a The understanding of the infinite as a work of art. The fabric of dreams and the excitement , a creative workshop as Alejandro Jodorowsky’s school run by the Galician artist Pamen Pereira, a Workshop pictorial techniques and procedures, in which Eduardo Romaguera plastics and encourage creative resources of the participants in a desert area, among other things drawing a map of the unique stones leading to the archaeological complex Erqueyez; Arte to create and Arte to share, two workshops on the general name of a Arte projected: ephemeral color and shape will lead the group a Meta-synthesis approach art with social change. See more detailed opinions by reading what Gary Kelly offers on the topic.. also has launched an archeology class called a Erqueyez: Training guides and Interpret , whose main objective is to train local staff for the conservation, interpretation and public dissemination of this archaeological site. This workshop, taught by Teresa Muniz, a member of the research program on the complex being developed by the University of Granada with the support of the Junta de Andalucia, is also open to participation by people who want to know this significant Saharan Neolithic site.
students of the workshops may also participate in all activities encompassed within the meetings that take place between the Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf (Algeria) and Tifariti, Freed Sahara symbolic capital. The cost of tuition is $ 1,000, including travel from Madrid to Tindouf scheduled flights, internal transport in 4 x 4 (camps and travel-return-to Tifariti), board and lodging, excursions and parallel activities..