Upcoming Events

27 Sep ’12

Great Texts – Ferial Haffajee

Ferial Haffajee, Editor-in-Chief of City Press newspaper and former Editor of the Mail & Guardian, will present the last September Great Texts / Big Questions lecture. She will discuss the National Development Plan, considering many questions that arise from it, most significantly whether it is an unattainable dream, or initiates our every potential. Read more

Start: 27 Sep ’12 5:30 pm
End: 27 Sep ’12 6:30 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa
Cost: Free

20 Sep ’12

Films4Peace

GIPCA will join hundreds of art institutions worldwide, from Australia to Zimbabwe, supporting films4peace to celebrate World Peace Day — an international UN day of ceasefire, and a day for individuals, organisations and countries to demonstrate acts of peace. films4peace, curated by Mark Coetzee, is an annual short film commission by PUMA.Peace. It features 21 of today’s most innovative artists visually interpreting the subject of peace. Read more

Start: 20 Sep ’12 7:30 pm
End: 20 Sep ’12 8:00 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Cost: Free

Great Texts – Kiran Desai

Internationally acclaimed author Kiran Desai will do a reading of her work, followed by a discussion, as part of the Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture series. Even before winning the Booker Prize, Desai has been a writer central to international literature. She first came to literary attention in 1997 when she was published in the New Yorker and ‘Mirrorwork’, in an anthology of 50 years of Indian writing, edited by Salman Rushdie. Read more

Start: 20 Sep ’12 5:30 pm
End: 20 Sep ’12 6:30 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Cost: Free

19 Sep ’12

Music in the City – South African Flute Music

Acclaimed flautist Liesl Stoltz will present a program of contemporary South African flute compositions as part of the Music in the City concert series. The recital will feature works by composers Peter Klatzow, Stefans Grové, Hendrik Hofmeyr and Paul Hanmer; performed by Stoltz, with Francois du Toit (piano), Albie van Schalkwyk (piano), Frank Mallows (marimba), Peter Martens (cello) and Magdalene Minnaar (soprano). Read more

Start: 19 Sep ’12 8:00 pm
End: 19 Sep ’12 10:00 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa
Cost: Free

13 Sep ’12

Great Texts – Damon Galgut

Award-winning novelist, short story writer and playwright Damon Galgut is the next speaker in the Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture series. Departing from its usual lecture format, this event features Galgut in conversation with another award-winning writer, Imraan Coovadia, convener of the Great Texts/Big Questions series. Damon Galgut studied drama at the University of Cape Town. He was only seventeen when his debut novel, ‘A Sinless Season’, was published in 1984… Read more

Start: 13 Sep ’12 5:30 pm
End: 13 Sep ’12 6:30 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Cost: Free

22 Aug ’12

Performance – Utopia

Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary winner Thando Doni presents Utopia. The bursary is presented by GIPCA, Theatre Arts Admin Collective and the Baxter Theatre, and is supported by the Distell Foundation. Utopia explores the state of waiting …. for change, for promises, for the perfect world … and the role that we do or don’t play in the creation of it. Read more

Start: 22 Aug ’12
End: 25 Aug ’12
Venue: Theatre Arts Admin Collective
Phone: +27 21 447 3683
Address:
Cnr Wesley and Milton Streets, Observatory, South Africa
Cost: R40

30 Nov ’12

GIPCA Live Art Festival

GIPCA’s groundbreaking Live Art Festival will take place in various venues around Cape Town from 30 November to 4 December 2012, and promises a plethora of provocative and memorable experiences for audience members. Embodying themes of presence, identity and gender, the inaugural Festival comprises 30 artists who emerge from a wide range of fields, often collapsing disciplinary boundaries. Read more

Start: 30 Nov ’12
End: 4 Dec ’12
Venue: Various venues throughout the city
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Cost: R40.00 - R70.00

28 Sep ’12

Hot Water Symposium

Visual art, film and interdisciplinary conversations between the sciences and the arts dominate the Hot Water Symposium, an event that focuses on climate change and the environment, hosted by GIPCA in association with the ACDI. Presented for the second year running, the symposium comprises art exhibitions, film screenings, a cartoon workshop, presentations by keynote speakers and panel discussions…. Read more

Start: 28 Sep ’12
End: 29 Sep ’12
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001
Cost: Free

7 Aug ’12

5 Thoughts – GIPCA Fellows’ mid-term presentations

‘5 Thoughts’, an evening of performance, exhibition and lectures brings together the unique work of the five resident Donald Gordon Creative Arts Fellows in the fields of Theatre, Dance, Creative Writing and Fine Art. Mamela Nyamza, Richard Antrobus, Henrietta Rose-Innes, Jared Thorne and Michael MacGarry will showcase their work in this mid-term presentation of seminal ideas, presented in various spaces on UCT’s Hiddingh Campus. Read more

Start: 7 Aug ’12 5:00 pm
End: 7 Aug ’12 7:00 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Cost: Free

11 Aug ’12

Baxter Dance Film Festival screenings

Films produced during the GIPCA Film and Dance workshops, presented by internationally acclaimed choreographer and filmmaker Jeannette Ginslov, will be presented at the Baxter Dance Film Festival as a prelude to the screening of a selection of Ginslov’s screendance works. Ginslov’s films will include ‘Sandstone’, ‘Karohano’, ‘Freedom’, ‘Sanctum’, ‘CoNCreTe’, ‘Clinton’s Story’ and ‘Autopsy | Eros “la petite mort”. Read more

Start: 11 Aug ’12 7:30 pm
End: 11 Aug ’12 9:30 pm
Venue: Baxter Golden Arrow Studio
Address:
Baxter Road, Cape Town, 7701, South Africa
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