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Monday, 25 September 2017
3rd Medical Humanities lecture series launches in August

The School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, and the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA), present a vibrant and diverse range of speakers as part of the third annual Medical Humanities lecture series, which runs from 23 August – 20 September 2017.

This free public lecture series comprises medical practitioners, theatre-makers, photographers and academics whose presentations engage with the growing interdisciplinary field of medical humanities, in pursuit of intellectual synergies and their application to medical pedagogy and practice, as well as the politics of the body and embodied life.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:15
Compagnie Philippe Saire

An insatiable taste for experiment led world-renowned Swiss choreographer Philippe Saire to create an ongoing series of choreographies on the verge of visual arts. In Dispositifs “Saire mates choreography and visual art in ways to disturb us”, wrote American dance critic, Deborah Jowitt, in 2014 of Black Out, the first work in the series. The second and third works in this series, NEONS (2014) and Vacuum (2015) will be performed as a double bill at UCT Hiddingh Campus in Cape Town on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 July at 7.30pm. The works are based on spatial and luminous devices and focus on the visual as well as on ruptured narrative and movement, combining the visual arts and dance.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:15
Position available at ICA - Project Coordinator

The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) at the University of Cape Town is pleased to invite applications for a full-time position at Project Coordinator level. The position will be vacant from 1 September 2017 and the institute would like to make an appointment as soon as possible to provide sufficient time for training. This is a contract position from 01 September 2017 to 31 December 2018.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 15:30
Black Art & Communities At Heart (BACAH)

Space, context and subject connect in this series of decolonial conversations titled “State of the Townships”, the first of  which takes place at the Makukhanye Art Room in Khayelitsha on 16 June 2017 from 3pm to 6pm. The series of events, designed as public conversations to explore the importance of Black art, Black artists and Black communities in a democratic South Africa is conceptualized and hosted by Mandisi Sindo, a recipient of a National Fellowship from the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA).

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 16:30