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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World Environment Day 2018

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

Tuesday 5 June is World Environment Day – the United Nation's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment, which began in 1974 and has grown to become a global platform for public outreach currently celebrated in over 100 countries. This year’s theme is “Beat Plastic Pollution”, which [...]

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Crossroads… Wither To Now?

7th June, 2018|Art, Other|

Mzala Nxumalo Centre presents Perspectives through the eye of the needle. Durban June 11; Pmb June 12; Jhb June 13; Dbn June 16 The Mzala Nxumalo Centre for the Study of South African Society (MNC) is hosting a series of events for their annual Mzala Week taking place from Monday 11 June until Saturday 16 [...]

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Hilton Arts Festival Jongosi Youth Programme

1st June, 2018|Art, Music, Theatre|

Friday 14 September 2018 Make sure your school is part of the thrill of Jongosi where young people are exposed to the best SA can offer by way of live theatre! Keeping arts alive for future generations, the Hilton Arts Festival works proactively to introduce young people to the wondrous all-encompassing world of live performance [...]

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Wushwini Gala Fundraising Dinner

18th April, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Wushwini Pan African Centre for Arts Culture and Heritage Pan African Evening ICC: 26 April 2018 Appropriately ahead of Freedom Day, the Wushwini Pan African Centre for Arts Culture and Heritage will be hosting an elegant Pan African Evening – a bespoke fundraising gala dinner at the Durban ICC on 26 April. The centre is [...]

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New Mural For Denis Hurley Outreach Clinic In Dalton

2nd March, 2018|Art, Other|

The Denis Hurley Centre Outreach Clinic which was formally opened in the Dalton Beer Hall complex last August, has been gifted a beautiful mural to provide a colourful visual oasis for patients. The mural was designed and painted jointly by artists Giffy, Mook Lion and Sphe (Sphephelo Mnguni) with help from two of the Dalton [...]

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Everything I Never Told You

11th January, 2018|Art|

A Solo Exhibition by Bernice Stott Artplus Gallery, uMhlanga: opens 1 February 2018 Walkabout: Thursday 8 February at 11am Durban artist, Bernice Stott, opens her new solo exhibition intriguingly titled, Everything I Never Told You, in Artplus Gallery, 32 Solstice Rd, uMhlanga on 1 February in which she considers a less obvious and opposing view [...]

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Zanele Muholi: Homecoming

30th November, 2017|Art|

Durban Art Gallery: Opens 1 December Photographer and visual activist, Prof Zanele Muholi, brings her solo exhibition, Homecoming, to the Durban Art Gallery where it opens on Friday December 1 - World Aids Day and within the 16 Days of Activism campaign. It will be the first time that she has hosted a solo exhibition [...]

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uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2017 ~ Family Friendly Festive Season

23rd November, 2017|Art, Holiday, Music, Other, Sport|

14 – 23 December The annual uMhlanga Summer Festival brings a myriad family-centred holiday activities to uMhlanga for the festive season for visitors and locals alike, from 14 – 23 December. Of course, being uMhlanga, one of the main areas of focus is the beach. The Beach Festival starts on 14 December and continues until [...]

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The Secrets of Beads / iMfihlo Yobuhlalu

16th November, 2017|Art|

AN EXHIBITION OF BEADWORK FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE DURBAN ART GALLERY The SECRETS OF BEADS / IMFIHLO YOBUHLALU exhibition opens at The Durban Art Gallery on Sunday 5th November 2017. This celebrates the richness of Zulu Culture represented by beadwork which has been collected by The Durban Art Gallery over a period of many [...]

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Trailing the Trappists

26th October, 2017|Art|

St Anne’s Hall, Mariannhill: 5 – 13 November Exhibition opening: Sun 5 Nov at 11.30am Robert Brusse talk: Sat 11 Nov at 11am A collective of 16 Durban artists, working in various media, will be hosting an exhibition, Trailing the Trappists, at St Anne’s Hall, in the spiritually-rich Marianhill from November 5-13, visually acknowledging and [...]

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Bespoke fabric range launch and exhibition for KZNSA

4th October, 2017|Art, Other|

Ufafa Valley Fabrics – too beautiful for words KZNSA: 17 October, 2017 Designs to give a voice to the voiceless: a beautiful range of fabrics inspired by the Ufafa Valley crafters near Ixopo, will be launched at an exhibition at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban’s Glenwood on 17 October, 2017. Proactive and inventive community development [...]

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25 Years Of Greatness @ The Hilton Arts Festival!

18th September, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 KZN’s premier arts festival, the Hilton Arts Festival, celebrated its 25th birthday with a bumper weekend of phenomenal art, music and theatre. In true festival style, the weekend saw a full kaleidoscope of haphazard weather patterns – from baking heat, to gale force winds, to pea-soup mist, biting [...]

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