Under the banner of the We, The People movement, Constitution Hill recently launched a national call for South Africans to articulate their dreams, hopes, and ambitions for the kind of country they want, both for today and for generations to come.
On the 27th of April 1994, millions of South Africans took to the polls to exercise their right to vote for the very first time – filled with the hope and promise of our newfound democracy.
Now, for the first time, the Will of the People will be projected onto the iconic walls of the historic site of prisons where so many freedom fighters were imprisoned right next to the Constitutional Court. The Court now stands as evidence of the achievement of human will and as a beacon of light and hope.
The light projection and sound installation is open to the public free of charge from Freedom Day, Tuesday 27 April until Sunday 2 May from 18:00 – 21:00. Secure and free undercover parking will be available all week.
‘We, the People converted the staircases of the old fort prison into towers of light so that we can transcend our pain and divisions and enable all to enjoy human dignity, equality and freedom. People longing for freedom and justice can see their own words beautifully projected onto the light towers. Quite literally it is spectacular!’Albie Sachs, CHT Trustee and former Constitutional Court Justice.
Want to make your voice heard?
Go to Con Hill’s website, social media channels, or leave a voice note on their dedicated WhatsApp line (062 647 5246) using the formula:
We the people [Include your dream, vision or hope for South Africa here], so that [tell us how this will help move our country forward together.]