Picture Perfect Hilton Arts Festival

17th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 Picture-perfect weather, bumper crowds and great art, music and theatre were enjoyed at the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival taking place in the Midlands over the weekend. Atypically the festival was consistently sunny, bright and warm - despite predictions of rain and wind – which encouraged day trippers [...]

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A Curios Man With A Camera

13th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September One of the longest running, constantly-evolving exhibitions at the Hilton Arts Festival, the Out of Character exhibition by photographer Harry Lock can be seen in the foyer of the Centenary Centre this weekend. The project that started in 2014 with Lock wandering around and capturing portraits [...]

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Going Once, Going Twice… And Sold!

12th September, 2018|Art, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Residing in the History Room for the second year, Strauss & Co will be displaying a number of magnificent works of art over this weekend at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival. The fine art auctioneers have been an acknowledged pioneer of the online auction platform in [...]

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All Set For Hilton Arts Festival

8th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College 14 – 16 September 2018 Everything takes place on the campus of Hilton College – over three days: Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16. Get there early - there is often a queue to get in through the main gates! Become familiar with the festival map as quickly as possible so you [...]

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HAF2018 Celebrates International Literacy Day

5th September, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival celebrates Literacy Hilton College: 14 – 16 September This Saturday marks the 52nd International Literacy Day that will be celebrated globally, sharing the awareness and need for literacy, the 26th Hilton Arts Festival pays homage to the written word. The all-encompassing Midlands festival plays host to three book launches by UKZN Press, [...]

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Hilton Arts Festival Pay Tribute To Arbour Week

4th September, 2018|Art|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Deeply rooted in Heritage month, a number of artists at the Hilton Arts Festival pay tribute to Arbour Week that ends on Friday 7 September. With the number of artists growing annually, rivalling any of the major outdoor art exhibitions, the festival hosts 100 artists brightening [...]

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With A SPRING In Their Step

1st September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Celebrating the first day of spring (Saturday), Hilton College boys leap off the RMB Think Bench that is on campus ahead of the Hilton Arts Festival. The benches that spans 14 meters is one of the large outdoor art pieces that will be part of the three day festival. Pictured are pupils from Hilton College, [...]

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Double Dose Of Slab!

16th August, 2018|Art, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival, Hilton: 14 – 16 September 2018. Super creative husband and wife team, Paul and Carol Slabolepszy, will both be at the Hilton Arts Festival this year – coming to Hilton from 14 – 16 September. Paul is presenting his play – Suddenly the Storm - and doing a talk – A Slice [...]

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Where To Find Your Programme

13th August, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 16 – 18 September The full programme for the 26th Hilton Arts Festival is available from Sunday 12 August and bookings open up online from Monday 13 August. KZN’s premier arts festival: the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival will once again be hosted on the campus of Hilton College from [...]

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Booking Opens Today For The Hilton Arts Festival….

13th August, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

All set for Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 Booking for KZN’s premier arts festival: the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival which will be hosted on the campus of Hilton College from 14 – 16 September, 2018, opens nation-wide today. The festival invites the most interesting offerings from the creative industries [...]

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Focus On Mandela

8th August, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September In hour of Nelson Mandela’s centenary year, the Hilton Arts Festival will have a special Madiba focus in September at the Hilton College grounds, artistically affirming the attributes he personified. From art-work to theatre, blankets to installations and massive public art sculptures – the Hilton Arts [...]

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Boyley’s World

31st July, 2018|Art, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Recognising one of South Africa’s greatest landscape artists, the Hilton Arts Festival will be hosting a retrospective exhibition BOYLEY’S WORLD’ - THE ERROL BOYLEY CENTENARY EXHIBITION The exhibition travels up from the Ramsgate Art and Books Festival to the walls of the Normand Dunn Art Gallery [...]

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Hilton Arts Festival 2018 Jongosi Programme

9th July, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Bookings for the youth orientated part of the Hilton Arts Festival, the Jongosi Schools Festival is full steam ahead, with the full line up being announced. The Jongosi programme takes place on the first day of the three day festival which takes place on the magnificent grounds of Hilton [...]

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ISEA2018 DYR Takeover – Friday

29th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Daily Intersections chat – it was great! The end of a great week of astonishing daily chats with Kevin Minter Brown on DYR getting to know some of the inspiring humans behind the wonderful Intersections week. Dinosaurs…robots…electronic French jazz…under-water soundscapes…recycled art…drifting bouys…weather-station hackathons and graffiti calligraphy in light – we have travelled around the world [...]

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Doodling Fred Paulino

29th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Innovation Festival Thursday 28, Friday 29 June: Bond Shed, Point Saturday 30: KZNSA Gallery Fred Paulino from Brazil – whose Gambiologia project (Brazilian practice of makeshift) has been on show at the KZNSA, tries his hand at 3D drawing at the “doodle spot” which is part of the Innovation Festival “Disruptive Technology Exhibition” in the [...]

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Painting By Robots

29th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Innovation Festival Thursday 28, Friday 29 June: Bond Shed, Point Saturday 30: KZNSA Gallery Jasmin Murugan is enjoying her holiday by building her own drawing robot at the “doodle spot” which is part of the Innovation Festival “Disruptive Technology Exhibition” in the Bond Shed on the Point. Innovation Festival (IF) takes the form of an [...]

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Shhhhhh…. Caught With His Hand In The Cookie Jar!

29th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Innovation Festival Thursday 28, Friday 29 June: Bond Shed, Point Saturday 30: KZNSA Gallery TheMakerSpace’s Stephen Gray was caught red handed ..... having fun with a robotic hand, and a 3D printed skeletal hand at the Innovation Festival “Disruptive Technology Exhibition” in the Bond Shed on the Point. TheMakerSpace team is showcasing drones, 3D printing, [...]

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Shedding Some Light On The Matter:

29th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Innovation Festival Thursday 28, Friday 29 June: Bond Shed, Point Saturday 30: KZNSA Gallery TheMakerSpace’s Laetitia Masson is getting creative at the Innovation Festival “Disruptive Technology Exhibition” in the Bond Shed on the Point. TheMakerSpace team is showcasing drones, 3D printing, 3D scanning and has a fun build-your-own drawing robot at the “doodle spot”. Innovation [...]

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“The Motherboard Of All Festivals!”

29th June, 2018|Art, Art Matters, Music, Other|

By Illa Thompson ISEA2018 / Digifest05 / IF Durban INTERSECTIONS Durban Last few days.... 23 – 30 June 2018 Intersections is an overwhelmingly enormous programme of various forms of electronic art which has been consuming the city over the past week. The main players are ISEA2018: the 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art; Digifest05 and [...]

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ISEA2018 DYR Takeover – Thursday

28th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Kevin Minter Brown – you biscuit! We just so love all these early morning chats….. how lucky are we to get to meet such amazing people talking about crazy and fabulous things here in Durbs! Thanks Kevin and Christopher Cole for the opportunity as always. If you missed it – we are talking about some [...]

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Interpret Durban #9

28th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Durban City Hall: Saturday 30 June A collision of art, culture, music and madness takes place at the ninth edition of Interpret Durban this Saturday at the Durban City Hall. The evening, billed as the closing event for the epic Intersections season, will kick off from 6pm. The overarching theme of ID#9 supports the overall [...]

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ISEA2018 DYR Takeover – Wednesday

27th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Thank you again Kevin Minter Brown and Christopher Cole for an awesome chat on DYR this morning – such a great opportunity to talk about all the dozens of electronic-inspired events happening around the city with ISEA2018 / Digifest05 / IF Durban in full flight. Denis Hurley Centre director Raymond Perrier shared some of the [...]

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ISEA2018 DYR Studio Takeover – Tuesday!

26th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other|

Thank you Kevin Minter-Brown and Christopher Cole for an awesome chat on DYR this morning – so affirming to be able to share the great, quirky and awesome electronic-inspired events happening around the city with ISEA2018 / Digifest05 / IF Durban in full flight. Dancer / choreographer Thobi Maphanga spoke about a dance and sound [...]

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The Ocean Deserves Its Own Day!

7th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

World Oceans Day 2018 Don't let it get to this extent before our sea life becomes extinct! Friday 8 June is World Oceans Day – a global awareness day for the protection of our oceans. This year’s theme is preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. Drawing attention to World Oceans Day [...]

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INTERSECTIONS Durban

7th June, 2018|Art, Music, Theatre|

ISEA2018 / Digifest05 / IF Durban 23 - 30 June 2018 ISEA2018 is the 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art which will come to Durban from 23 to 30 June creating a city-wide showcase of dozens of exhibitions, events, installations, walks, festivals and activities, and a major global conference on new media art, all talking [...]

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