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A Decade of See­ing

A DECADE of See­ing is a re­flec­tion on Daniel Naudé’s var­i­ous bod­ies of work over the last 10 years. A tightly cu­rated show of just 10 works, A Decade of See­ing, cel­e­brates the artist’s vis­ual jour­ney from 2008 to date. Naudé was born in 1984 in Cape Town, where he con­tin­ues to live. He grad­u­ated with a BA Vis­ual Arts Hon­ours de­gree from the Univer­sity of Stel­len­bosch in 2007. Naudé’s first book, An­i­mal Farm, was pub­lished by Pres­tel in 2012, fol­lowed by Sight­ings of the Sa­cred: Cat­tle in In­dia, Uganda and Mada­gas­car in 2016, also by Pres­tel.

The artist also took part in the Au­tumn 2011 res­i­dency pro­gramme at An­der­son Ranch in Aspen, Colorado. From 9am-5pm, Ever­ard Read Gallery, Rose­bank

Chant

In mem­ory of Nh­lanhla Mahlangu’s grand­mother, Chant tells a per­sonal story, jour­ney­ing from the sub­urbs of Al­ber­ton to the squat­ter camp in Phola Park dur­ing the ’80s and ’90s. Writ­ten by Mahlangu, Chant was first com­mis­sioned by the Juliedans Artist’s Lab in 2010 and pre­miered at the Juliedans Fes­ti­val in Am­s­ter­dam in 2011. Other per­for­mances in­clude Goethe On Main and Dance Um­brella Fes­ti­val in 2012; the Jomba! Fes­ti­val in 2015 and Sea­son 2 at the Cen­tre for the Less Good Idea in 2017, in which Mahlangu was a guest cu­ra­tor. Tick­ets R100, 8pm, POP Art Cen­tre, Mabo­neng

Town – The Mu­si­cal Re­vue

Town is a mu­si­cal re­vue in­spired by the sim­i­lar­i­ties be­tween

Sophi­a­town and the golden era of Berry Gordy Mo­town mu­sic. It is con­ceived by sea­soned the­atre per­former and cre­ative di­rec­tor Lebo Toko with an orig­i­nal score by Michael Themba. Tick­ets R200, 8pm, Joburg The­atre, Braam­fontein

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