Category Archives: In The News

The 12 Techniques of Newspaper Theatre

The techniques are the ways that Boal suggested to transform non dramatic text into performance (Newspapers, documents, the bible, etc.). These techniques are in mind also can be seen as different steps to take while deconstructing a text with a … Continue reading

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Interview with Lois Holzman “Making a Conceptual Revolution”

The East Side Institute invites you to a special Making a Conceptual Revolution conversation on FRIDAY, MARCH 17 when Institute director Lois Holzman’s guest will be Hector Aristizábal, a pioneering artist, activist and psychologist who founded ImaginAction to help people … Continue reading

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Fear of Peace by John Washington Columbia University

Fear of Peace John Washington October 19, 2016 Colombians have been living through war for more than fifty years. In a conflict primarily between the state and a leftist insurgency, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), other various antagonists … Continue reading

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How an L.A. actor is using theater to foster peace in his native Colombia

How an L.A. actor is using theater to foster peace in his native Colombia by A Martínez and Dorian Merina | Take Two an hour ago Hector Aristizábal, grew up in Colombia and was detained and tortured by paramilitary groups … Continue reading

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ImaginAction’s look back on 2015 and start of 2016

We at ImaginAction wish you all the best for the year 2016 as we share with you a look back on 2015. This last year that brought deep transformation and evolution in our work including internal changes as well as … Continue reading

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Ocupación: Bil’in agrega algo nuevo a sus protestas

Ocupación: Bil’in agrega algo nuevo a sus protestas El pueblo famoso por sus exitosas protestas desarolla una residencia artística, pero el éxito de los aldeanos ha atraído a muchos ‘turistas de conflicto” Durante una manifestación ondea la bandera palestina en … Continue reading

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We will not die in silence. By Caroline S’jegers and her experiences in Bil’in 10’18’14

We will not die in silence… POSTED BY CAROLINE S’JEGERS ON OCT 18, 2014 IN BLOG | 0 COMMENTS A ‘sudden village’ in Bil’in Given the fact that I have been working for many years as a writer, I decided … Continue reading

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Nightwind in Bil’in, Palestine

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ImaginAction Board of Directors’ Members Sandra&Ulis Williams accompany SOAW delegation to Guatemala

In Defense of Life, In Defense of Land: A Call for Justice in Guatemala “Thank you for coming to visit us. We are not here because we are criminals, or because we did something illegal, we are here because we … Continue reading

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Legislative Theatre by ImaginAction and Formaat at International Community Arts Festival, Rotterdam, March 28th

From March 7 through 13, internationally renowned Theatre of the Oppressed practitioners Hector Aristizábal and Luc Opdebeeck have been experimenting with Boal’s Legislative theatre techniques at the van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven. Their intervention, Legislative Theatre in The City,  was … Continue reading

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