MA and PhD Study in Live Art, Interdisciplinary and Public Art.

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA), in association with the Departments of Drama and Dance, University of Cape Town, invites applications for MA and PhD Study in Live Art, Interdisciplinary and Public Art.

Choreographers, performers, directors, composers, curators as well as creative and performing arts researchers are all invited to apply. Read more

24 Oct ’15

Closing walkabout: The Portrait Racket Sunday, October 4th 3pm

Join Lisa Espi and Ruth Sack, curators of The Portrait Racket exhibition for a walkabout on the final day of the exhibition; Sunday, October 4th at 3pm in Hiddingh Hall. Read more

4 Oct ’15
Portrait Racket

Great Texts / Big Questions: The Portrait Racket

GIPCA will present Picture Perfect: A social history of hand-coloured photographic portraiture in 20th century South Africa with curators Ruth Sack and Lisa Espi on Thursday, 1 October at 17:30 in Hiddingh Hall. This Great Texts / Big Questions presentation opens The Portrait Racket exhibition, which closes on Sunday, 4 October.
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1 Oct ’15

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