ICA Live Art Festival 2018 - Updated Programme Download
The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) presents the ICA Live Art Festival 2018 scheduled to take place from 1–16 September. The updated full programme is now available for download here.
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Monday, 24 September 2018
Great Texts/Big Questions Lecture Series - Toni Stuart

In this performance-lecture, Toni Stuart shares her process of writing "Krotoa-Eva’s Suite", a cape jazz poem in three movements which seeks to re-imagine Krotoa-Eva’s story in her own voice. Using live performance, audio-visuals, and interactive elements, she will share what she has learnt, and her experience of journeying with this story.

Publication Date:
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 16:00
2018 Great Texts/Big Questions Lecture Series Launches in April

The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) launches its 2018 Great Texts/Big Questions lecture series in April, with a line-up that features acclaimed and award-winning writers, artists, academics and musicians. The theme underpinning this Great Texts series is drawn from Achille Mbembe’s foreword to Fiona Forde’s An Inconvenient Youth: Julius Malema & the ‘New’ ANC in which he writes: ‘[South Africa] is still caught … between things that are no longer and things that are not yet.’ The talks comprising the series will explore South Africa’s state of in-betweenness, as evoked in Mbembe’s words, from the vantage point of things unfinished, things unwritten – an exploration of mutability as opposed to certainty from academic, historical, poetic, musical, artistic and literary points of view. The series, then, is also an investigation of becoming, and how we might become differently.


Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 13:00
Live Art Network Africa – 2018 Programme Download

The launch of the Live Art Network Africa (LANA) is scheduled to take place from 17 20 February 2018 at the University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Campus. The three days of LANA will be divided into a symposium comprising conference sessions, open to the public, where local and international speakers will present papers, as well as networking sessions where invited delegates will discuss the vision for the Network, and how this can be taken forward. The symposium is open to all but the networking sessions are by invitation only. The programme can be downloaded in the full story.

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:00
Curatorial Fellowship Applications: Live Art

The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) invites applications for two curatorial fellowships in live art. The curatorial fellowship entails research, dialogue with artists, exploring funding possibilities, an exploration of installation spaces and the acquisition of works leading towards staging a series of live art events in and around the city.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 29, 2017 - 10:30