Great Texts-Negotiating the absurd: Migration & Citizenship in William Kentridge’s ‘The Nose’

As part of its Great Texts / Big Questions series, GIPCA presents Negotiating the absurd: migration and citizenship in The Nose by Dr Andrew Hennlich on Thursday, August 13th at UCT’s Hiddingh Hall, Gardens, Cape Town.

Assistant Professor of Art History at Western Michigan University, Dr Andrew Hennlich will present this lecture as a follow up to the presentation at GIPCA by renowned artist William Kentridge. Kentridge’s presentation, Putting the ‘S’ into Laughter in 2010, looked at Gogol’s short story The Nose. In 2009, Kentridge directed a new production of The Nose, (composer Dmitri Shostakovich’s first opera), which premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
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13 Aug ’15

Film screening – Mama Marikana

GIPCA, in association with UCT’s Centre for Film and Media Studies will present an academic screening of Mama Marikana by documentary filmmaker Aliki Saragas on Wednesday, 20 May at 18:00. This free screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker. Read more

20 May ’15
The Enigma of Gagarin: Jyoti Mistry

Great Texts – Jyoti Mistry

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) will present a Great Texts / Big Questions talk by Associate Professor and film director Jyoti Mistry on Wednesday, April 29 2015 titled Structural possibilities and Narrative forms. Jyoti Mistry will reflect … Read more

29 Apr ’15

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