Festival – Kasi-2-Kasi Public Art Festival

The REMAKING PLACE Symposium culminates with the KASI-2-KASI PUBLIC ART FESTIVAL, presented by Theatre4Change Therapeutic Theatre – T3 on Saturday, March 14 from 13:00 to 16:00.

Artistic Director Mandisi Sindo aims to introduce young up-and-coming directors, choreographers, musicians, poets, visual artists and to audiences attending the REMAKING PLACE Symposium, as well as residents of Gugulethu.
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14 Mar ’15

Symposium – Remaking Place

‘Remaking Place’, a symposium on public art will be presented by GIPCA from 8 to 14 March 2015. The Symposium runs parallel with the Infecting The City Festival. Public Art is fast becoming a crucial nexus for South African art – it not only encourages innovation and excellence in art, but proffers crucial issues around the relationship of art to community, audience involvement and engagement, access, and bringing key questions around heritage, personal identities and governance into the public realm. Read more

8 Mar ’15

Performance – Nicola Elliot’s ‘Run!’

GIPCA presents ‘Run!’ choreographed by Nicola Elliott, winner of the 2014 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Dance. With a simmering undercurrent of feminist politics, meticulous performance crafting and bold visual statements, ‘Run!’ subverts the notion of women as (only) soft and fragile and, in both a concrete and abstract way, engages the complex relationship between the female performer and the space and place of the stage. Read more

11 Feb ’15

Artist’s talk – Wangechi Mutu

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA), in association with STEVENSON, will present a talk by New York-based artist Wangechi Mutu. Mutu’s work has often seemed to bear the gaze of a perpetual outsider, simultaneously drawn to and repulsed by the discovery of another fresh outrage in the lands in which she travels. Much of her work to date has been concerned with the myriad forms of violence and misrepresentation visited upon women, especially black women, in the contemporary world. Read more

7 Nov ’14