As part of World Design Capital 2014, Cape Town will host more than 460 design projects aimed at transforming the city. Here’re five upcoming events to look forward to.
TEMPLE OF DANCE #WDC264
In association with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, Temple of Dance is a trans-media dance opera integrating live music, performance and film. It features dance and music maestros from India and Africa in a collaboration that will leave you spellbound.
Where Artscape Theatre
When 18–20 September 2014
Contact templeofdance.co.za, computicket.com
MUIZENBERG FESTIVAL #WDC244
The Muizenberg Festival will showcase Muizenberg’s commitment to creative, collaborative, community-led transformation, and celebrate the people, businesses, organisations and projects that are working together to develop their combined potential and varied perspectives.
Where Muizenberg Pavilion
When 5–9 October 2014, 8 am – 9 pm
Contact [email protected], www.muizenbergfestival.co.za
RED BULL DOODLE ART #WDC216
Red Bull Doodle Art is a global art project in which student artists are challenged to use their artistic skills to create their best doodle, giving ‘wings’ to student artists.
Where Company’s Garden
When 24–26 October 2014, 10 am – 8 pm
Contact [email protected], www.redbulldoodleart.com
MABONENG TOWNSHIP ARTS EXPERIENCE #WDC218
A public arts festival that’s turning homes into galleries. Director and curator Siphiwe Ngwenya, along with his partners, have helped turn over 70 township homes across SA into public galleries, exhibiting more than 50 artists.
Where NY147 and NY117, Guguletu
When 29 and 30 November 2014
Contact [email protected], www.maboneng.com
ArtWalk is an open-studio event during which the public is invited into the work studios of some of the most prominent and inspiring artists in Cape Town, generating critical conversations between the artist and the public on a personal level.
Where Woodstock, Observatory and Salt River
When 6 December 2014, 6 pm – 9 pm and 7 December 2014, 10 am – 4 pm
Contact +27 83 955 5280, artwalk.co.za