Thank you, techies!

A warm word of thanks and public acknowledgement to all technical teams, project collaborators, sponsors and partners for your role in the success of Infecting the City 2019. Whether financial, in service, in kind or in person, your support is much valued and sincerely appreciated. A special word of thanks, and congratulations, to the student […]

Disability provisions at ITC2019

Most performances are wheelchair friendly and accessible. Please note the following specific provisions: PROGRAMME 3 (Thursday from 10am) At this programme of self-guided installations there are available parking bays closer to the programming sites at Riebeek Square Parking Lot. Parkopedia has good maps & tarrifs. PROGRAMME 4 (Thursday and Friday from 5pm) There will be […]

Curatorial Statement by Jay Pather

Public art is neither recent nor new. Certainly not for the African continent. Theatres and art galleries are new, but interpreting and understanding our material and spirituals worlds through symbol and metaphor have been part of public ceremony and ritual for centuries, passed on by ancient societies. This open access created community as well as […]

Here’s the Programme!

Infecting the City is thrilled to announce that 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance, Kitty Phetla’s collaboration with composer and pianist Nduduzo Makhatini, Going Back to the Truth of Space, will be headlining the ITC Opening Programme on Monday 18 November from 5.30pm, repeated Tuesday 19 November 2019. The work, which will be performed […]

Festival celebrates emerging voices in public art curation

“Working alongside emerging voices in public art curation is critical to developing the vision and reach of Infecting the City ,” says founding ITC curator and director of the Institute for Creative Arts, Jay Pather. “It is also a joy to engage with fresh visions in a very complex city and country.” For the 2019 […]

Cape Town’s favourite public arts festival set to make a strong return

10.09.2019 The University of Cape Town’s Institute for Creative Arts and curator, Jay Pather have once again teamed up to transform Cape Town’s communal spaces with popular public arts festival, Infecting the City (ITC). The six-day long festival presented as a series of daytime and nighttime events will take place from Monday the 18th of […]