In its 33rd year of developing world-class creatives, the multi-disciplinary arts and culture service provider, Sibikwa Art Centre has forged a unique partnership with Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year, Jefferson Bobs Tshabalala of Ub’Dope Shishini. Dubbed Ub’Dope eSibikwa, this partnership is for a season of dynamic performances and workshops from 01 February until 31 March 2021.
Back in 1998, Market Photo Workshop alumnus, Themba Hadebe found himself in a decrepit Hillbrow alley strewn with what perhaps in hindsight was to become the new South Africa. Four years into the democratic project, municipal services were deteriorating, and in that grimy alley, Hadebe trained his camera on a police detective. Black, blue shirt, black shoes, tie, and pants lined to a crisp.
From the 16 - 21 November The Basha Uhuru Creative Uprising will take place at Constitution Hill. The festival will bring creatives together in an event aimed to develop and elevate creative talent within a variety of art forms including music, film, art, design, dance, theatre and poetry.
The Bioscope and Mabu Art Foundation is proud to host a special screening of the play 'Igama?' that was performed as part of this year's Grahamstown National Arts Festival. As you might remember, this year's festival was done virtually, with the plays being filmed for audiences to watch at home. So this is a special screening of the play's filmed format.
Lady Skollie (born Laura Windvogel) remarks on her win, “as someone who never fit in, someone who dropped out of art school, someone who only got South African representation at the age of 31, winning a local art prize makes me feel like my existence in it is validated.”
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