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4 October 2011

Chronic is crowned!

Good art hits a good nerve. Public art aggravates apathy towards understanding. Put them together and you’ve got a series of statements that need no introduction. They do need a name though, and in the case of Cape Town, it does have one. Enter Chimurenga, stalwart of artistic and cultural expression in Cape Town, Africa. [...]

Your Street

4 September 2011

Own it, love it, improve it: Design Indaba’s Your Street challenge

Know of a Cape Town street that could use some rejuvenation? A stretch of sidewalk that could benefit from a bit of greening? A section of historic cobblestone street in need of restoration? Even a neighborhood where school children require a bus shelter? Of course you do!


4 September 2011

PHOTO STORY – Meet the Makers (design studio tours)

Join Creative Cape Town, Cape Town Design Networkand VISI for Meet the Makers, a special sneak peek into the inner workings of some of Cape Town’s most dynamic design studios. A select group of innovative Cape Town designers will host exclusive tours of their studios from 12 to 16 September.


4 September 2011

PHOTO STORY – Fringe graffiti (Walking On Walls tour)

Mak1one is giving a walking tour of the graffiti in The Fringe area, aptly dubbed Walking on Walls. To encourage dialogue towards a dynamic and interactive experience, we have posted a gallery with some of the sites accompanied by quotations from the British Council’s Lines of Attitude (2006) featuring Dreph, Faith47, Falko, Mode2 and Phiks. Take a [...]


4 September 2011

Open Book Cape Town – the next chapter in local literary love affairs

Hot on Creative Week’s tail, Open Book Cape Town, from 21 – 25 September 2011, is bound to be the next best thing for literary lovers in Cape Town (after curling up on the sofa with a good book, of course). What started as a simple idea to showcase a variety of local literary talent has grown exponentially into an extravaganza of international intellectual experiences boasting 150 events with almost 100 authors.