Third World Bunfight: Twenty years of Theatre

‘How do I describe 20 years of performances in 50 minutes?’ Brett Bailey, the new Artistic Director of the National Arts Festival and Creative Director of Third World Bunfight, spent well over 50 minutes on this task on Sunday. The presentation was a dense, deep unpacking of his wide body of work that was a…

Enemies and Friends: Documenting African Conflict

Standing alongside his images of child-soldiers, displaced civilians and war-torn landscapes, James Oatway explains to the small crowd gathered around him that he doesn’t consider himself a ‘war photographer.’  His exhibition entitled Enemies & Friends is divided into three segments, each one a powerful collection of Oatway’s work documenting conflict in African countries.

100 years of war… resistance… memory… photography

Photographer Cedric Nunn spent 2013 in the Eastern Cape revisiting sites of resistance to colonialism and apartheid. The result is an exhibition of landscapes that speak loudly about the marks of war, repression and resistance. Nunn will be talking about this work Unsettled: 100 Years of War and Resistance by the Xhosa Against Boer and British on…