INFECTING THE CITY
Seven days. Six routes. 40+ Artworks. All free of charge.
Cape Town’s favourite public arts festival returns from 18-24 November this year, transforming the city’s communal spaces into spectacular outdoor entertainment venues showcasing an array of provocative and spectacular art forms.
Hosted by the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) in association with the Africa Centre, this year’s diverse programme boasts top South African and African artists from Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Eastern Cape, Zimbabwe and Namibia, who will be joined by international acts from the Netherlands, France and Switzerland. From vertical dancers on city walls to performance activity in parked cars, ITC 2019 will activate city spaces from the Castle to the Station, the Adderley Fountain to the Company’s Gardens and beyond.
Current published artworks and artists include:
Blame it on the algorithm by DARKROOM CONTEMPORARY
Boom Zonder Wortels by HENRY O’TAWIAH
Cape Town is a dangerous place for children by CAPE TOWN MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD
Diagonale Ascendante by RETOURAMONT
Life Esidimeni – The Irony by BULELANI MABUTYANA
My sound is too big for this confined space by LEÁN BAKKER, GITA GALINA, ZINZI AKA DISASTER & OTHERS
Uirtus by NALEDI MAJOLA
Untitled, Indoni by INDONI DANCE, ARTS AND LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Public places for performances to be spotted are all around the city center. Pay attention to places like Golden Acre Inner Court, Hiding Campus (entrance Orange/ Rheede Street, The Slave Lodge/ The Arch/ Government Avenue, Corner of Roeland & Plein streets, Castle of Good Hope, Longmarket Street, Church Square and Thibault Square.
This is a partial, first list. Keep following and look around if you plan to visit Cape Town during festival time.
September 14, 2021
May 31, 2021
March 09, 2021