A two part Grounding Sessions Special:
18.30 – 19.30: Ever popular Open Mic session featuring Dutch artist, Adeiye Tjon.
19.45 – 20.30 – Dutch performer Akwasi takes the Grounding Sessions’ stage!
To participate in the open mic, please mail firstname.lastname@example.org or look out for the Facebook event.
Join Vusumuzi Mpofu and Vus’umuzi Phakathi for an exploration into the emerging South African voice of poetry. Performances and Q & A by Zewande Bk. Bhengu (JHB), Nomashenge Dlamini (DBN), Sethu Mthembu (CT) and Too Black (Indiana, USA).
Diek Grobler screens and discusses selected animated poems from the newly launched Filmverse 2 collection. Joining him are Jac Hamman (‘Stad in die mis’ – D J Opperman) and Tessa Louw (‘Perron’ – Andries Bezuidenhout). Also included are ‘Die berggans het ‘n veer laat val’ (Boerneef) by Erentia Bedeker and Grobler’s film ‘Vir die Voëls’ […]
Haji Mohamed Dawjee, Martin Egbelwogbe, Lidudumalingani, Pieter Odendaal, Blaq Pearl and Dejavu Tafari read from their work in the company of Roché Kester.
Martin Egblewogbe, Philippa Kabali-Kagwa, Javier Perez and Adeiye Tjon discuss and read from their work in the company of Primrose Mrwebi.