I call you dance – performances, discussions, workshops

“With eyes turned inward, we walk into the past” ‘I call you dance’ is a week of dance performances, workshops and discussions with Adriana Jamisse, CAN Creative (Nathan Bartman and Ciara Baldwin) and Ché Adams running from the 24th to the 30th of September 2018 at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective. It is curated by…

10 and 5: Any Body Zine – the DIY publication for movement and dance

Any Body Zine – the DIY publication for movement and dance Written by Aryn Guiney “ANY BODY ZINE is a printed and online DIY publication about dance, movement and embodied politics in southern Africa, as well as a dynamic platform to support and nurture independent performers and artists in our community.” South African zines (magazines) and…

ANY BODY TOOLBOX

The ANY BODY TOOLBOX is a series of workshops dedicated to equipping independent and freelance artists with the necessary tools to navigate the contemporary creative economy. Hosted by ANY BODY ZINE, with support by Business and Arts South Africa.    ‘Writing the Body’ Facilitated by Alok Vaid-Menon and Kopano Maroga. The workshop is a writing and…

ANY BODY DANCE LAB: Events

As part of the ANY BODY DANCE LAB, and in the run up to our fantastic participants’ performances, there are some guest performances happening over the next two weeks. Please see the full list of performances at the end of the post         

ANY BODY DANCE LAB: Selected Participants

Congratulations to the following selected participants for ANY BODY DANCE LAB as part of the Goethe Project Space! Adriana Jamisse Elijah Ndoumbé Leilah Kirsten John Cartwright Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose Louise Westerhout Matshidiso Skosana Nico Athene Tiisetso Mashifane Qondiswa James  We are so excited for this programme, beginning on the 16th of March 2018 and running…

ANY BODY DANCE LAB Call for Applications

ANY BODY DANCE LAB (ABDL) is a 6-week residency for artists based in and around Cape Town. The residency is hosted by New Dance Lab, ANY BODY ZINE and the Theatre Arts Admin Collective, in partnership with the Goethe-Institut South Africa as part of the Goethe-Institut Project Space (GPS). The residency runs for 6 consecutive…

danceyourselfloose

jump in > danceyourselfloose… Extracts and Abstractions From a River of Conversation between Ya Na & Katara Sedai. practice as research / danceyourselfloose / jumping into the unknown / performance archiving / ritual transformation / community (re)generation / curature of the archive / artmaking methodology / experimental practice   “The only thing we’ve done is…

Sunday Times: Zine scene is where it’s at for SA’s aspiring writers

Written by Dave Mann or the Sunday Times  Getting your work seen as a young writer and artist can be difficult. Publishing houses and galleries are difficult to break into and having a space to learn and grow can be hard to find. But South African zines and independent publications are creating those spaces, and…

Collage Art

By Brandstifter Brandstifter (Firestarter) is an interdisciplinary artist and networker from Germany, editor of the Lost & Found artzine Asphaltbibliotheque, the collaborative artzine ANTIPODES and the artist music label FLUX ON DEMAND, head of the non profit art organisation Walpodenacademy in Mainz.. With happenings, visual and perfomance art, as well as sound, music and interventions in…

Event: ANYBODY ANYWHERE MAKING

Friends, supporters, peoples, fellow art-makers and watchers, crafty individuals, lovers, family… As the year draws to a close, we thought it most NB to hold an event to launch us all into 2018. We have exciting things in store!  Event details: Where: Drawing Room Cafe (87 Station Rd. Observatory, cape Town) When: 25 November 2017…

Cape Town’s Freshest Zines To Pay Attention To

By Andrew Thompson For Culture Trip  ANY BODY ZINE is featured in Culture trip’s “Freshest Zines to Pay Attention To 2017”  “There’s something magical about picking up a freshly printed zine. Be it the smell of ink on the paper, the tactile nature of the pages, or simply the fact that it’s obvious an immense amount…