Art in the spaces beyond Cape Town’s inner city art scene.
A month-long open “university” in a Cape Town township offers alternative ways of learning, challenging the city’s geographical strictures.
Painting a soccer mural cements the power of place for young artists from Lwandle township.
Using theatre games and film, this public arts project will explore what it means to be a young person living in Khayelitsha, the semi-formal township on Cape Town’s periphery.
The ACC’s ‘Public Art and the Power of Place’ project funds artists working in areas that contribute to a fuller representation of Cape Town. Megan Tennant interviews comedian Siya Seya about the Amasokolari stand-up comedy nights in Khayelitsha.
How accountable is CCID Safety and Security for their crime prevention initiatives in Cape Town’s central city?
Art can provoke new understandings of cities, and potentially dismantle polarised images that characterise African cities. UrbanAfrica.Net interviews the ACC’s Rike Sitas.
Highlights from the launch of the Good Governance Learning Network’s annual publication in June.
Cape Town’s natural beauty and inequality may hinder its literary depictions.
City news headlines from around the continent.