Public Interventions at GIPCA’s LAND

The 100 year anniversary of the 1913 Land Act has brought with it fevered discussion, debate and activism as lawmakers and citizens alike rethink their rights to land and their responsibilities to it. Through its project entitled LAND, taking place … Read more

LAND – Site Specific Interventions

Unusual exhibition and performance spaces give traction to a series of artistic conversations concerning contested issues around space, land and ownership in GIPCA’s LAND – a project considering the centennial of the 2013 Land Act. The event will take place … Read more

LAND contested at GIPCA event

LAND – an event comprising performances, visual art installations, public lectures and panels about land, territory, ownership and art – will be presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) from 21-24 November at various spaces throughout the … Read more

International Artistic Workshop Crossings #3 to take place in Cape Town

Young professional choreographers, dancers, composers and lighting designers will converge in Cape Town to participate in the third edition of the Crossings International Artistic Workshop. Crossings #3 will take place in Cape Town from 8 to 17 November 2013, and is hosted … Read more

Piero Delle Monache Jazz Quartet at GIPCA’s Music in the City

Acclaimed jazz musician Piero Delle Monache leads a dynamic quartet as part of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts’ Music in the City series. Supported by the Musica per Roma Foundation, the Italian Consulate in Cape Town, the Italian Ministry … Read more

GIPCA Joins Hundreds of Art Institutions World Wide in Peace Initiative

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) will host a screening of films4peace, a unique annual short film commission by PUMA. This screening wil take place on Thursday 3 October 2013 at Hiddingh Hall. Now in its third … Read more

Maesta: Mediaeval, Modern, Marvellous – Godby at GIPCA’s Great Texts

Professor Michael Godby will discuss Duccio’s famous fourteenth century altarpiece, Maesta, at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts’ Great Texts public lecture series. This lecture will take place on Thursday 3 October at 17:30 at UCT’s Hiddingh Hall. … Read more

Jens Hoffmann discusses ‘The Exhibition as a Dramatic Construction’

The Michaelis School of Fine Art, in association with the South African Jewish Museum and the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, will present The Exhibition as a Dramatic Construction by Jens Hoffmann. This public lecture will take place at the … Read more

Dorothy Driver discusses Olive Schreiner’s ‘From Man to Man’

Professor Dorothy Driver from the University of Adelaide will discuss Olive Schreiner’s posthumously published novel, From Man to Man, as part of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts’ Great Texts public lecture series. Olive Schreiner’s various writings, both fictional and non-fictional, made … Read more

Martyrs, Saints and Sellouts

The Centre for Curating the Archive at the University of Cape Town presents the photographs of anti-apartheid photographers Benny Gool, Zubeida Vallie and Adil Bradlow, opening on Friday 6 September at the Good Hope Gallery. It is no coincidence that the … Read more

International Dance Companies to perform at GIPCA

The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) will host performances by two leading international contemporary dance companies: EIRA from Portugal and T42 from Switzerland. These performances will take place from 11-14 September at Hiddingh Hall, and follow on … Read more

Catherine Burns explores The bricolage of health and healing

Historian Catherine Burns will pursue a dialogue between indigenous health cultures and biomedicine as part of the Medical Humanities series on Thursday 29 August. This public lecture will take place in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre, UCT Hiddingh Campus. In The … Read more