Upcoming Events

16 Apr ’14

Great Texts – Nadia Davids

GIPCA’s 2014 Great Texts public lecture series launches with a lecture by UK-based scholar and artist, Nadia Davids. Titled, ‘Writing and Performing Cape Town’, Davids’ lecture will offer a series of reflections around writing and performing contemporary and historical Cape Town. It will draw on a range of texts, both literary and theatrical, to stage questions around place, belonging, memory, ownership, home and the politics of nostalgia. The lecture will also contain a reading of extracts of her debut novel, ‘An Imperfect Blessing’. Read more

Start: 16 Apr ’14 5:30 pm
End: 16 Apr ’14 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

20 Mar ’14

Music in the City – Kevin Vigneau and Kimberley Fredenburgh

GIPCA’s 2014 Music in the City series launches with a concert of contemporary music from New Mexico, Mexico and South Africa by performers Kevin Vigneau and Kimberly Fredenburgh.The concert will feature new works by Patricia Ann Repar, Jose Luis Hurtado, Peter Gilbert and Karola Obermueller, all composition faculty at the University of New Mexico (USA)., as well as works by esteemed South African composer Peter Klatzow, and Mexican composer Mario Lavista. Read more

Start: 20 Mar ’14 8:00 pm
End: 20 Mar ’14 10:00 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001
Cost: Free

10 Mar ’14

Infecting The City Public Arts Festival

GIPCA partners with the Africa Centre on a range of works that embrace interdisciplinarity and engage with public spaces in compelling ways at this year’s Infecting The City Public Arts Festival. Works include those by Nelisiwe Xaba and Mocke J van Veuren, UCT School of Architecture, Michaelis School of Fine Art, South African College of Music and Graeme Lees.Infecting The City is presented by the Africa Centre from 10-15 March 2014. Read more

Start: 10 Mar ’14
End: 15 Mar ’14
Venue: Various venues throughout the city
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Cost: Free

7 Feb ’14

International performances – HATE RADIO

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) opens 2014 with the critically acclaimed interdisciplinary theatre production, HATE RADIO, authored and directed by essayist, critic, cinema and stage director, Milo Rau. The work addresses the Rwandan Genocide and is brought to Southern Africa by the Goethe-Institut and Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council. Following extensive research and interviews with contemporary witnesses of the Rwandan genocide in 1994, the script for HATE RADIO is based primarily on excerpts of real transmissions made by the popular Rwandan radio station RTLM. Read more

Start: 7 Feb ’14 8:00 pm
End: 9 Feb ’14 10:00 pm
Venue: Hiddingh Hall
Phone: +27 21 480 7156
Address:
UCT Hiddingh Campus, 31 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001
Cost: Free
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