GIPCA hosts author Adam Haupt in next Great Texts/Biq Question lecture

Adam Haupt discusses the Fanonian resonances in his new book Static: Race and Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media and Film on Thursday 4 October. Cutting across academic disciplines, the creative arts and the media, Haupt’s interdisciplinary book forms the basis … Read more

Reknowned editor Ferial Haffajee at GIPCA’s Great Texts

Editor-in-Chief of City Press newspaper and former Editor of the Mail & Guardian, Ferial Haffajee, will speak as part of the GIPCA’s Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture series, on Thursday 27 September. She will discuss the National Development Plan, considering … Read more

Imagining Climate Change at Hot Water

Two environmentally-focussed exhibitions will feature as part of GIPCA’s  Hot Water symposium on climate change, which will take place at UCT’s Hiddingh Campus 28-29 September 2012. Facing the Climate, curated by Ann-Marie Tully, and Simon Max Bannister’s EKDUO will be … Read more

GIPCA in Hot Water at climate change symposium

Science and the arts will converge at the Hot Water Symposium, hosted by the GIPCA in association with the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) on 28 and 29 September 2012. Visual art, film and interdisciplinary conversations between the sciences … Read more

Flute music featured at GIPCA’s Music in the City

Acclaimed flautist Liesl Stoltz will present a program of contemporary South African flute works at Hiddingh Hall, as part of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts’ Music in the City concert series. Classical flute music by South African … Read more

Booker Prize Winning author Kiran Desai at Great Texts

Internationally acclaimed author Kiran Desai will do a reading of her work, followed by a discussion, as part of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture series. The event is presented in association … Read more

GIPCA Joins Hundreds of Art Institutions World Wide in Peace Initiative

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, organizations and countries to demonstrate acts of peace. The … Read more

Award-winning writer Damon Galgut at Great Texts

Award-winning novelist, short story writer and playwright Damon Galgut is the next speaker in the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts/Big Questions public lecture series. Departing from its usual lecture format, this event features Galgut in … Read more

‘Performance at heart of ‘Directors and Directing

Playwrights, directors, critics and actors will converge from various parts of the country to address some of the key questions facing current theatre-makers. Directors and Directing: Playwrights (24-26 August 2012) will include theatre visits, performances, play readings and informal talks, … Read more

Industry heavyweights at ‘Directors and Directing’

Members of the public are invited to join the Directors and Directing: Playwrights discussion as playwrights, directors, critics and actors converge from various parts of the country to engage one another in important questions about their craft. Several significant speakers … Read more

International jazz greats for GIPCA’s Music in the City

The Gordon Institute of Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA), the Goethe-Institut, Institut Français, the Alliances Françaises network, and the German and French embassies present the Cécile Verny Quartet’s Keep Some Secrets Within as part of GIPCA’s  Music in the City … Read more

Focus on Plays and Playwrights at Directors and Directing weekend

GIPCA will present Directors and Directing, a weekend event focussed on Plays and Playwrights, from 24-26 August 2012. Following the popularity of last year’s Directors and Directing symposium, GIPCA acknowledges the need for the existence of such a forum as … Read more