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Songs are like the Grass: Madosini in Concert


A fascinating glimpse into the life and music of the 2020 National Arts Festival Featured Artist.

Future Nostalgia Soundsystem


Multimedia explorations with Future Nostalgia celebrating music and the culture of listening through records in the form of DJ mixes, sonic lectures, visual art and journalism.

The Bach Cello Suites


Bach’s six suites for solo cello are profound and sublime. Leading South African cellist, Peter Martens performs the entire cycle.

Lesedi: The rise of Lulu Mlangeni

“When the music changes so does the dance”- African proverb

The Shopping Dead

A normal day at the store turns deadly for a few store employees. A customer with an innocent seizure turns out to be carrying a deadly load. Watch it all unfold through their group WhatsApp chat.

The Voice in Your Head

Talk, Performance Art

A playful, interactive, live Zoom show exploring the nature of mindfulness. At times a performance, at other times a participatory game.

isitimela Sendaba – The Story Train

11 days, 11 vibrant storytellers bring you a daily dose of African stories to engage and delight! Come journey with us on the ASSITEJ SA story train.

The Texture of Silence


The Texture of Silence explores the interface between composed and improvised music and visual art, bringing together jazz, indigenous instruments and the visual musings of Mzwandile Buthelezi.

Food Preservation

Film, Discussion

Explore the ancient art of food preservation across the world while addressing the food shortage problems of the present and future through shared cross-cultural dialogues of food preservation.

forgetting. and memory


A poetry and film meditation and ritual that asks: what must we remember, of who we are, if we hope to heal, and create new futures, especially in this moment of global change?

Human Study #1 from a distance


Human Study #1 is an installation in which humans can take part in online streamed performances in which they are drawn live by robots located in Belgium.

Algorithmic Autobiographies (and Fictions)


Have you ever wondered who Facebook really thinks you are? This workshop invites participants to creatively engage with their data-selves as we discover our algorithmic identities on social media.

Thandiswa Mazwai

Defying categorisation, her sound incorporates African Traditional, Jazz, Afrosoul and House

Late-Night Album Launch –┬áLana Crowster