|Series name||Project Development|
Salaam Afghanistan’ is a project currently under development by Mán Melá . The project is inspired by the real life stories celebrating the courage of Afghan children and young adults under the Taliban rule. It includes performances based on interviews with young refugees in London as well as published accounts and live music. Mán Melá ‘s artistic director Dominic Rai, led thematic workshops for schools in Reading, and worked with several partners including 21 South Street Arts Centre, Eastside Young Writers and Performers Group and the Lewisham Education Professional Development Centre.
This image features three pupils participating in workshops from the ‘Salaam Afghanistan’ project. The pupils are in discussion with Sunday Express journalist Yvonne Ridley at a writing workshop, where they discussed the British media’s reporting of events in Afghanistan. The workshop was held at Catford Girls School in 2003.
|Date of Creation / Publication||2003|
|Creator||Mán Melá Theatre Company|
|Associated Person/ Organisation||Rai, Dominic|
|Collection and Reference Number||Mán Melá Theatre Company Collection (GB 2661 MM)|
|Copyright||The Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.|
|Access to originals||The originals are located at SADAA|
|Series notes||The digitised material in this section includes photographs, extracts of scripts, flyers and posters from selected project development activities led by Mán Melá from1994 to 2003.|
|Collection notes||The Mán Melá Theatre Company Collection consists of digitised material pertaining to Mán Melá’s productions and its audience and project development work since 1993. The items include production and workshop photographs, flyers and information-based programmes. |