Making and un–making history at GIPCA’s Live Art Festival

GIPCA’s Live Art Festival, to be held 30 November to 4 December 2012 in Cape Town, features a range of work where history is made: bringing it into visceral focus, provoking its susceptible and tenuous nature; and investigating how it … Read more

GIPCA’s Live Art focuses on body politics

The Live Art Festival, presented by the Gordon Institute of Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) overflows with work that is transgressive both in form and in content, with the body as a primary site of contention. Since completing his studies … Read more

What is real? with award-winning Swiss artist at GIPCA’s Live Art

Acclaimed experimental theatre artist, Boris Nikitin headlines GIPCA’s Live Art Festival with two works – Imitation of Life and Woyzeck – and a series of workshops, part of a South African tour supported by Pro Helvetia. Boris Nikitin is a … Read more

Blurring of boundaries in new digital landscape at Live Art Festival

Our digital lives come to the fore as artists give credence to concerns over the boundaries between electronic constructs and reality, at GIPCA’s Live Art Festival taking place in Cape Town between 30 November and 4 December 2012. Swiss Theatre … Read more

First Live Art Festival ‘Make up you mind’ explodes all over Cape Town

GIPCA’s ground-breaking 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. The Live Art Festival, presented by the … Read more

Jared Thorne’s ‘Black Folk’ at Iziko

The Gordon Institute for Performing Arts (GIPCA), in association with the Michaelis Galleries and hosted by Iziko Museums of South Africa, presents the 2012 Donald Gordon Creative Arts Fellow, Jared Thorne’s exhibition Black Folk. The exhibition, the culmination of Thorne’s Fellowship … Read more

Acclaimed UCT Jazz Voices with Mike Rossi at Music in the City

UCT Jazz Voices directed by Amanda Tiffin presents what promises to be a thrilling and unique concert for GIPCA’s Music in the City programme, on 24 October 2012. The highly acclaimed jazz vocal group will perform well-known jazz standards and … Read more

Award-winning author Anton Harber at Great Texts

Author and editor Anton Harber reveals why he chooses journalism, on Thursday 18 October, in the final 2012 event in the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture series. Harber will examine the changing … Read more

GIPCA Fellow Ruth Levine-Vorster’s art film at Schnit

Ruth Levin-Vorster’s art film, Celia’s Story, made during her GIPCA Fellowship, will be screened during the Shnit Short Film Festival. Celia’s Story tells the story of Celia’s long journey through chronic illness. Exploring the collaborative possibilities between Western and Eastern … Read more

Piano performance by GIPCA Fellow Krawitz

Following appearances at venues and festivals in several parts of Europe this year, acclaimed South African pianist Justin Krawitz will present a program of contemporary piano music at Hiddingh Hall, as part of the Music in the City concert series. … Read more

Outspoken author and commentator Stephen Friedman at Great Texts

Political Scientist Steven Friedman talks about Freedom for the Few: Ending the Middle Class Monopoly on South African Democracy on Thursday 11 October; as part of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture … Read more

Emerging Director Gumede presents Can Themba’s ‘Crepuscule’

Literary icon Can Themba (widely known as writer for DRUM magazine) is remembered through Khayelihle Dom Gumede’s production of Themba’s Crepuscule. Gumede is the third 2012 winner of the Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary, presented by Theatre Arts Admin Collective, GIPCA, … Read more