Rafika Chawishe

Rafika Chawishe is a theater maker, performer, actress, and conceptual artist. She is a children rights' activist and has worked extensively with unaccompanied minors at the first reception center in Lesvos, Greece. In 2014 she was one of the founding members of an international artists’ platform for refugee, local and international artists and created the Zlap company, with which she was invited to several international theatre festivals. She is a member of the Lincoln Theater Directors Lab.

She shares her work on Europeana – a community music theater that opens up a dialogue between Ibsen’s play Little Eyolf and real human life experience as it is based on 250 interviews of unaccompanied minors and community workshops where teenagers of different backgrounds would join forces to identify the future they dream of.