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Public Art and the Power of Place

start again the new road at dawn. yesterday’s road has led to yesterday’s destination. today is a new chaos. a new journey. a new city. needing new paths. and new standards. Ben Okri – The Ruin and The Forest Cape Town remains stubbornly segregated, with a large portion of the population living in undesirable conditions. […]

The Harare Academy of Inspiration

Rike Sitas

The Harare Academy of Inspiration is one of the seven public-facing art projects being supported by the ACC as part of Public Art and the Power of Place. The curators have the following to say: ‘The Harare Academy of Inspiration is an ambitious public art project, turning a small restaurant in front of Harare Library in […]

Briefing and Q&A: Public Art and the Power of Place

Public Art and the Power of Place, initiated by the African Centre for Cities at UCT, with support from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund seeks to support six public art engagements to be manifested in Cape Town’s townships in 2015 that explore the significance of place outside of the City Bowl. The African Centre […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Public Art and the Power of Place

Rike Sitas

Individual or groups of artists from, or working in Cape Town’s townships in visual arts, performance, graffiti, music, poetry and/or theatre are invited to apply for a R50000 grant to produce one of six public art engagements that explore the significance of place outside of Cape Town’s City Bowl in this new ACC initiative.