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 and is made possible by funding from Goethe Institut of South Africa. The residency runs for 6 consecutive weekends (16 March…

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…

Review: Kyle Shepherd Trio

By Ben Verghese — Kyle Shepherd Trio The Reeler Theatre, Rondebosch Cape Town, South Africa   Sat at a grand piano, Kyle Shepherd triggered the opening notes from his laptop. A pre-produced intro reverberated through the small hall. Strings rose and fell, a voice – Khoisan it seemed – sung/chanted. A beat dropped in the…

Jump Light

An extract from a performance work titled “Live” By Tania Vossgatter   Jump forward, jump backwards, jump from side to side, jump up while drawing your knees into your chest, jump while constantly changing your direction, keep your upper body relaxed as you jump, jump lightly, make the jumps look effortless, jump… “Live” was a…

A series of images: 3

By Tatjana Baleta “In particular I am inspired by natural motifs and surreal landscapes, probably born from my love of biology and the natural world.” Here  is Tatjana’s third set of images in this collage series:    Check out the first set in Tatjana’s series here! Follow Tatjana on Instagram @tatzab or email her for further information at tatjana.baleta@gmail.com

A series of images: 2

By Tatjana Baleta “Every image holds the potential to be transformed in infinite ways….”  Here is the second set in her series:  Check out the first set in Tatjana’s series here! Follow Tatjana on Instagram @tatzab or email her for further information at tatjana.baleta@gmail.com

A series of images: 1

 By Tatjana Baleta “I did my first collages as a small child, and now many years later I find myself returning to this art form. There is something special about picking out elements of images and combining them to create a completely new picture.” Tatjana’s images will be released over a few days. Here is…