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March 13, 2012

Infecting the City Festival 2012 in photos

The 2012 Infecting the City Festival brought art to the streets of  Cape Town

Creativity, movement and social awareness abounded on the streets of the city during the third annual Infecting the City performance arts festival, which took place from 6 to 10 March, 2012.

With a variety of enthralling productions, flash mobs, installations and exhibitions, the festival showcased moving art in an urban context.

From ballet and classical music at iconic landmarks, including Cape Town Station and Iziko South African Museum, to art displays and live performances in the bustling St George’s Mall and Long Street, this year’s festival was an artistic explosion in the city centre that attracted many spectators.

These are images of the event:

The Cape Doctor, a production feauting dance and live music to celebrate this life force, at the Eduardo Villa Sculpture on Old Marine Drive

The iconic Golden Acre atrium played host to the Cape Town City Ballet as they performed snippets of well known productions, including The Italian Affair

Justin Krawitz performs works by legendary composers Arnold van Wyk and Hendrik Hofmeyr at the Cape Town Station

Public artistic performances were held across the City Centre during the  Infecting the City Festival

Aerial art exploring the intricate relationships that connect us all was performed at the Cape Town Station forecourt

A  Festival attendee pastes his hopes and fears at the Stop, Start, Continue installation at St George's Mall

 

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