Infecting the City Sessions 2016

Capetown

Tue Apr 12th 2016 to Sat Apr 30th 2016
Cape Town, Various, St. Georges Mall
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Infecting the City (ITC) Sessions 2016 sees cutting edge performance and visual arts hit the public spaces of Cape Town throughout the month of April. Session 1 took place in the Company’s Garden in March with thought-provoking works by the likes of the iNdoni Arts & Leadership Academy, Anthea Moys, and Hasan and Husain Essop.Session 1 took place in the Company’s Garden in March with thought-provoking works by the likes of the iNdoni Arts & Leadership Academy, Anthea Moys, and Hasan and Husain Essop. Session 2 will travel the length of St Georges Mall and includes a new collaboration between two of South Africa’s most exciting performance artists, Buhlebezwe Siwani and Chuma Sopotela – who will deconstruct the representation of female bodies in music videos. Experience a 60-second encounter with a stranger in Tamryn Pelser’s intimate work. Get closer to the vibrant signature choreography of Sibonelo Dance and an intriguing performance installation made with shape-shifting mosquito netting created by the Angolan artist, Cristiano Mangovo. Sessions 3 and 4, called Kasi-2-Kasi, curated by Mandisi Sindo will bring rising and established stars in dance, music, visual arts and performance to the public. These Sessions include Elvis Sibeko’s new work, Black Tears, putting healing in motion through potent choreography; an exhibition of compelling artworks by visual artists Anathi Tyawa and Cinga Samson; a dynamic dance theatre from Melisa Peter that tracks the journey of a black woman navigating the standards of the modern world; and Addis Ababa Assembly performing an innovative lekgothla, in which matters of Africa are ‘discussed’ through music, poetry and song. Sessions 3 and 4 are in Delft and Khayelitsha respectively on 23 and 30 April. Infecting The City Sessions 2016 is presented by The Africa Centre, in collaboration with the Institute for Creative Arts (formerly known as the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts – GIPCA) and is made possible with support from the City of Cape Town, Africa Centre, Spier, ICA and Pro-Helvetia. Session 2 Date: 12 and 13 April 2016 Time: 11am Venue: St Georges Mall, Cape Town CBD Programme: Repeats both days Session 3 Date: 23 April 2016 Time: 1pm Venue: Delft Spar, Main Road, Delft South Session 4 Date: 30 April 2016 Time: 1pm Venue: Khayelitsha Mall, cnr Steve Biko Drive & Walter Sisulu Road, Khayelitsha Price: Free Contact: 021 418 3336 | info@infectingthecity.com | www.infectingthecity.com/2016/festival/

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