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Kelim strives towards allowing artists to contribute to the environment they are working in and sees contemporary choreographers as leaders, educators and designers of their surroundings. As such, Kelim wishes to create structures in which professional choreographers can work with underprivileged groups towards mutual empowerment. The choreographers will benefit from the opportunity to hone their skills and to give to others. The participants of the project will receive exposure to new, enriching content and the chance to express themselves within an artistic process.

As part of Kelim in the Community, three to six artists will work annually to create a movement-based project with groups from different communities in the city of Bat Yam, with or without previous experience in dance. These projects invite participants to work with their bodies in an extended and significant artistic process. Kelim’s work in the community began in 2012 with a number of projects within Bat Yam among them: choreography classes from women from the out-patient department of Abrabanel Psychiatric Hospital, “Body Finds Space” a photography project in which bodies in motion were captured in still images and displayed in municipal spaces, choreography classes for workers from the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services of the Bat Yam Municipality and movement classes for women of Ethiopian origin.

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Kelim strives towards allowing artists to contribute to the environment they are working in and sees contemporary choreographers as leaders, educators and designers of their surroundings. As such, Kelim wishes to create structures in which professional choreographers can work with underprivileged groups towards mutual empowerment. The choreographers will benefit from the opportunity to hone their skills and to give to others. The participants of the project will receive exposure to new, enriching content and the chance to express themselves within an artistic process.

As part of Kelim in the Community, three to six artists will work annually to create a movement-based project with groups from different communities in the city of Bat Yam, with or without previous experience in dance. These projects invite participants to work with their bodies in an extended and significant artistic process. Kelim’s work in the community began in 2012 with a number of projects within Bat Yam among them: choreography classes from women from the out-patient department of Abrabanel Psychiatric Hospital, “Body Finds Space” a photography project in which bodies in motion were captured in still images and displayed in municipal spaces, choreography classes for workers from the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services of the Bat Yam Municipality and movement classes for women of Ethiopian origin.

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Kelim strives towards allowing artists to contribute to the environment they are working in and sees contemporary choreographers as leaders, educators and designers of their surroundings. As such, Kelim wishes to create structures in which professional choreographers can work with underprivileged groups towards mutual empowerment. The choreographers will benefit from the opportunity to hone their skills and to give to others. The participants of the project will receive exposure to new, enriching content and the chance to express themselves within an artistic process.

As part of Kelim in the Community, three to six artists will work annually to create a movement-based project with groups from different communities in the city of Bat Yam, with or without previous experience in dance. These projects invite participants to work with their bodies in an extended and significant artistic process. Kelim’s work in the community began in 2012 with a number of projects within Bat Yam among them: choreography classes from women from the out-patient department of Abrabanel Psychiatric Hospital, “Body Finds Space” a photography project in which bodies in motion were captured in still images and displayed in municipal spaces, choreography classes for workers from the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services of the Bat Yam Municipality and movement classes for women of Ethiopian origin.