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8 November 2011

A man, a mountain and Cape Town’s musical inspiration

What’s the connection between an artist in KwaZulu-Natal; the musical idiom at the heart of jazz standards by Abdullah Ibrahim, Robbie Jansen and Basil “Mannenberg” Coetzee; and a 3D landmass at the heart of Cape Town? Creative Cape Town’s Goematronics Remix Competition, of course – held in partnership with Red Bull Studio, Paul Bothner Music, [...]

26 October 2011

Cape Town’s on top of the world: Video

Cape Town’s feeling on top of the world after being named World Design Capital 2014. Want to catch the fever? Watch this video – screened at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Taipei during an electrifying announcement of the Mother City’s win. Created by Studio Muti and set to Freshlyground’s catchy and unmistakeably Capetonian [...]

4 October 2011

Showcasing Innovation: Meet the Makers Design Studio Tours

Creative Cape Town, in partnership with Cape Town Design Network and VISI Magazine, launched a unique series of events entitled ‘Meet the Makers: Design Studio Tours’ during the 2011 Creative Week, 9-18 September. ‘Meet the Makers: Design Studio Tours’ offered attendees a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the inner workings of some of Cape Town’s premier design [...]

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4 October 2011

The 2011 (Creative) week that was in 9 days of fantastic events

Creative Week is just that, a week of creativity. That week was 9 days long in 2011 to fit in all our friends. The ethos of dedicated days of celebration, creativity and innovation is forward propulsion of productivity and inspiration in an inter-dependent ecosystem. Creative Week exists through individual events that others put on, hosting [...]

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4 October 2011

Found In The Fringe (Creative Week 2011)

Every good idea has a brain, and every good process has a heart. In the case of Creative Week Cape Town, the brain and the heart are housed in another body part called The Fringe: Cape Town’s Design and Innovation District. To understand why The Fringe is the backbone of progressive projects in the City, [...]