The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) is partnering with the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA) and City of Cape Town in the staging of a series of public space interventions and performances in the city for the 2013 Ways to do Public Art exhibition. These include James Webb’s In Living Memory Of What Never Happened; foodforthought by dala’s Doung Anwar Jahangeer and Rike Sitas; Samukelisiwe Mabaso, Nobukho Nqaba and Shariffa Ali’s Strand (performed by Koleka Nangamso, Dorianne Nzinja and Bibi Kabanja); and a collective public intervention devised by Leonard Shapiro and Yasmin Ezzideen.
Hosted at the Cape Town City Hall, 2013 Ways to Do Public Art is an exhibition concerned with showcasing emerging trends in creative work in the public realm across the country. Coupled with a public programme of events, aims to provide a meaningful and innovative context for public discussion and debate regarding the future of public art practice and policy in both Cape Town and the country more generally.
For more information on the exhibition programme, please visit the VANSA website.