Category Archives: Critical Practice

interface2012 presentation

A project funded by the Goethe Institute, Interface2012 presents 8 months work of 5 artists from 5 different creative disciplines.The artists unearthed unrecognised narratives along a pedestrian corridor which connects the city from the township. With still images,sound and music … Continue reading

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dala-GIPCA Republic

dala will host a colloquium on art practice and the republic as part of GIPCA‘s event entitled REPUBLIC: Art, Authority, Nationhood. REPUBLIC is an event that brings together the performing and creative arts with discourse on notions of nationhood, the … Continue reading

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dala in Cairo: Sephis Workshop on Visual Methodologies

I (Rike) represented dala in Cairo for a workshop on Visual Methodologies, hosted by Sephis. The workshop unpacked a range of issues around visual methodologies in research.The workshop happened shortly after the uprising, which meant engaging with an interesting context … Continue reading

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Young Artists Project 2009

The 2009 Young Artists Project linked emerging artists from countries bordering South Africa: Retsepile Moholi [Lesotho], Idelio Vilanculos [Mozambique], Mogorosi Modisane [Botswana] and Michele Silk [South Africa] in a residency programme of three weeks in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal. The artists engaged … Continue reading

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uMuthiMAYCHE

Working in Cato Manor / uMkhumbane this project involved a collaboration with the raw foundation, Sukuma Arts and Culture, maskandi musicians in Cato Manor / uMkhumbane, children who live in the area, and fourth year students from Vega. The project … Continue reading

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+Network Conference on Sustainable Cities

The Plus Network Biennial Conference on Sustainability was hosted by Imagine Durban, and focused on innovative forms of city governance. dala was commissioned to develop a series of creative interventions to reflect the content of the conference. The interventions demonstrated … Continue reading

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