Sunday 8th 18:00 – 21:00; Monday 9th 09:00 – 12:00; Tuesday 10th 09:00 – 12:00; Wednesday 11th 18:00 – 21:00; Thursday 12th 09:00 – 12:00, Hiddingh Hall, UCT Hiddingh Campus
Saturday 14th 10:00 – 13:00, Kasi-2-Kasi Festival, Gugulethu
Presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA), Remaking Place brought together international and local speakers on issues around public art, with a focus on innovative practice. Each day opened with a 30-minute audio-visual presentation of the work of finalists in the prestigious International Award for Public Art by members of the jury for the Award. This was followed by Panels based on the following sub-themes:
Day 1: Promotion and generation of Public Art: Innovative practice from the formal to the anarchic.
Day 2: Innovation and Diverse Publics 1: Women, Youth and Public Art
Day 3: Innovation and Diverse Publics 2: Race, Class and Public Art
Day 4: Principles of Innovation and Audience Participation and Engagement
The Symposium opened with Keynote Addresses by Gabi Ngcobo from the WITS School of Arts; Lewis Biggs, Chair of the International Institute of Public Art; and Wang Dawei, Dean of Fine Art, Shanghai University.
For further information visit: www.gipca.uct.ac.za
Supported by: Department of Arts & Culture (DAC) Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE).