The Cutting Room Project
A collaborative project between Lesiba Mabitsela and Ilze Wolff of Wolff Architects. This multi-disciplinary project aims to bring the three-piece tailored suit into dialogue with its site of making (in this case, the Rex Trueform garment manufacturing factory in Salt River, Cape Town.)
negra| a pseudo ( cross out ) fluxus score + visual essay “woman is cow “ | a salute to Victoria Santa Cruz and all black African females whose wokeness is yet to come !
Ingoma kaTiyo Soga
The Ingoma kaSoga films are shot at Mgwali and Thuthura village where Reverend Tiyo Soga respectively practised as a black theologian and writer. The films focus on oral histories and community histories of both the historic landscapes.
Oupa Sibeko & Nicola Pilkington
A Sea Inland: 360
A 360-degree performance video exploring one’s relationship to the sea. This performance is part of a series of investigations by Sibeko into the prevalent phenomenon of bottled seawater inland cities in South Africa, for healing and spiritual purposes.
is’zungu es’zungezayo is an audio-visualised collage of thoughts and harsh longings. it thinks itself through the objects leaned onto; that orientate towards, guide with, move from, and wake this woeful spirit. it thinks of thinking of itself, and how painful an experience all of this can be.
Luke De Kock
Location/Lokasie is a dance production about two South African men from the Cape Flats (Bonteheuwel) who are from the same family, on a journey of discovery. They are connected by blood, but separated by the lives of their fathers.
Dicing For Bread
Dicing for bread is an audio visual exploration and reaction to what the dicing table has become during this COVID19 pandemic. Experiencing the dicing table, the dense tension in the air when the stakes are high is very tangible. One only hopes the next roll is their winning roll.
The Blunt Blades of Bravado
Using byte size extracts from the film with the same title, this web experience aims to arouse emotions within the viewer and encourage critical thought about the nature behind “violent” or “reactive” stereotypes placed on so-called coloured people.
A glimpse of the painstaking effort it takes to build a shack home. The viewer is taken into confidence to witness this construction something that for many black South Africans, is an intimate ritual on which their very survival and dignity rests. Once constructed the shack on wheels travels from Khayelitsha to the Cape Town CBD.
How much do you weigh?
400 years, 39 000 voyages, 2 million bodies under the Atlantic Ocean. Push, drag, dig, thrust. How much do you weigh is a historical exploration, reimagination and reconstruction of one of the many diasporic typologies of Home.
Wamkelekile - The Politics of Displacement
Wamkelekile is a greeting used upon someone’s arrival, in most cases at home. In this project, the artist explores the dynamics of the site and of home and interrogates the concept of belonging using performative angles as a tool to question social and domestic issues.