Encounters with Angola

Photo exhibition explores contrasts of everyday life in Luanda, Angola.

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Exploring cities through film: Vaya captures Joburg’s ‘monstrosity’

Vaya’s treatment of people’s relationship with Johannesburg is grounded in the lived realities of some of its most marginalised residents.

So you think you can dance?

Opening the streets in Mitchells Plain

Open Streets activates public space in Mitchells Plain.


We have a life in Kibera

Video counters negative perceptions of Kibera.


Media as empowerment for youth in Mitchells Plain

Media programme give young people tools to share their stories and experiences of violence in the Cape Flats.

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Forms of fine art and football in Lwandle

Painting a soccer mural cements the power of place for young artists from Lwandle township.


Big beats: a look at SA’s electronic music scene

Spoek Mathambo and Lebogang Rasethaba’s ‘Future Sound of Mzansi’ is a documentary film that covers the emerging genres, personalities and sounds defining South Africa’s urban electronic music landscape.


Fast Forward >> Here: Making Public Art Personal

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.

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Stand-up nights

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.


City perspective: a voice from Lagos

Future Lagos meets Ibidolapo Adejuyigbe, a management consultant living between Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg. His dream for Lagos is to be able to move comfortably around the city without being transported by a car.

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