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Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative

Urgent donations appeal for FATC’s ANGEL PROJECT

The Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC) is raising funds to provide sustenance packs for food and personal hygiene security to local Emakhazeni households in distress and urgent need during the COVID-19 crisis. What are we doing? © Suzy Bernstein What are we doing? FATC is
Joburg Theatre Sarafina

Sarafina! the Broadway musical for Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre, in partnership with Keeloz Global Entertainment, will be restaging the internationally acclaimed Broadway hit musical Sarafina!. Directed by Nhlanhla Ngema and starring Noxolo Dlamini as Sarafina, it will be staged from 19 July to 11 August 2019 at the Joburg Theatre’s Mandela Stage.

DITSONG Museums of South Africa District Six

Museums, Memorials and Monuments

June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June in tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 1976 Soweto Uprising. With this contribution to Creative Feel, Dr Noel Lungile Zwelidumile Solani of the DITSONG:

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Reatile Moalusi: Complexion, Pigment and Hue

Reatile Moalusi’s latest solo exhibition Molelo Wa Badimo, which is on at the Absa Gallery until 14 June 2019, is centred around an appreciation and celebration of individuality. ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ isn’t just a saying – more and more, it

Sue Pam Grant

Sue Pam-Grant is present

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. On a busy Saturday morning, theatre-maker, writer, and visual artist Sue Pam-Grant is inside her studio, quietly working away as she does most mornings. Outside, cars and trucks struggle up

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Pop icons, paraphernalia and shifting paradigms

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Ashraf Johaardien, an award-winning playwright, producer and arts manager. He took up the role of CEO at Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) in March 2019. ‘A bridge must be built between the visionary and the decision-maker,

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Encore: Ashraf Johaardien

Ashraf Johaardien is the recently appointed CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). He works closely with the new Chairperson, Charmaine Soobramoney, and the board to manage, drive and translate our organisational strategy and purpose into tangible outputs and engagement that create deliberate value

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A winter tale

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Winter on the island of Sylt can be a lonely affair. A far cry from the loud beaches of summer, the wanderer at the sea is alone – an almost

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‘The tension between self and the world’

Constant & Cultural is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of The Constitution Hill Trust, a journalist, radio presenter, business leader and champion of the arts. The recent Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) Arts and National Development Imbizo – Rethinking the Positioning of

UJ Art Gallery 21 years curating cube

21 Years of Curating the Cube at UJ

It is a beautifully warm autumn afternoon when we meet Annali Cabano-Dempsey, curator of the UJ Art Gallery. As always, the University of Johannesburg’s Art Centre is busy with students, but Cabano-Dempsey exudes calm in the hustle and bustle. With just over two decades of curatorship, this

58th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale Creative Feel 2019

Interesting times for South African art

For over 120 years, the Venice Biennale has been the most prestigious international art exhibition in the world and this year South Africa is once again part of it. The 58th International Art Exhibition, which is curated by Ralph Rugoff and titled May You Live

DITSONG Museums of South Africa Creative Feel

What’s on during Africa Month at DITSONG?

DITSONG: Museums of South Africa’s vast collections at its various museums offer an exciting way to celebrate Africa Month this May. Africa Day celebrates the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on 25 May 1963. The objectives of the OAU included the celebration

Norval Foundation Sanlam Art Collection nudes

Collector’s Focus: Nudes in the Sanlam Art Collection

 The latest exhibition in Norval Foundation’s Collector’s Focus series, Nudes in the Sanlam Art Collection, provides an insightful glimpse into Sanlam’s renowned, decades-old collection. Norval Foundation’s Collector’s Focus is a series of exhibitions and talks that highlight the role of collectors of visual art and

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Empowering the creative economy

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) is committed to optimising the creative industries’ impact on social and economic growth and has implemented many programmes since the advent of democracy that try to do so. Creative Feel reviews some of the DAC’s latest programmes, all

Brett Bailey Samson dance music theatre

Brett Bailey’s Samson

Third World Bunfight’s newest production, Samson, is a sensuous, poetic and thought-provoking dance-music-theatre piece set in a dystopian contemporary context of political extremism, inequality, human displacement and violence. Creative Feel spoke to writer, designer and director Brett Bailey to find out a bit more. Beyond

Nomzamo Mbatha

Nomzamo Mbatha: Strong, confident and humanitarian

Nomzamo Mbatha is an award-winning South African film and television actress, human rights activist, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, brand ambassador, businesswoman, and a glowing representative for Africa on the global stage. When we were searching for a cover model to represent both Africa Day and South

Justice Dikgang Moseneke 25 years democracy

A witness to time: Justice Dikgang Moseneke

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the South African Constitution, Creative Feel asked Justice Dikgang Moseneke, one of South Africa’s most eminent judges and former Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa, to share how our country was able to establish one of the most

Keyes Art Mile Edoardo Villa exhibition

The Sculpture of Edoardo Villa

Seldom does the public have the opportunity to explore and appreciate a curated display of the works of a single artist from a seminal private collection. Keyes Art Mile is hosting a comprehensive exhibition of the work of Edoardo Villa (1915 – 2011), one of

Athi-Patra Ruga photography art auction

South African photography’s lucrative turnaround

Local art collectors have wised up to the fact that photography is a worthwhile acquisition, catching up to the international appreciation of South African talent.   In early 2018, Aspire Art Auctions and Strauss & Co, two rival South African auction houses, settled an uncertain

Jan Harlan RapidLion International Film Festival

Kubrick’s right-hand man

This year’s RapidLion Film Festival was a feast for filmmakers, students and general film lovers, but one of the most special opportunities the Festival provided was three masterclasses with film producer Jan Harlan. Creative Feel was fortunate to chat with Harlan, who was incredibly generous

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Catching up with: Antony Sher

Ten years ago, Sir Antony Sher, KBE returned to South Africa to join up with Dr John Kani, Janice Honeyman and Mannie Manim for the celebrated ‘African’ production of The Tempest at the Baxter Theatre. Now, Sher is back to partner with John Kani in

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Rolex and cinema through the years

Masters in the art of watchmaking, Rolex is also inextricably linked to the world of cinema. With the nominees of the 91st Academy Awards® recently announced, Creative Feel takes a deeper look at this relationship. To compare watchmaking and filmmaking may seem like a stretch

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