February 22, 2011
Infecting the City is here – A Cape Town Tourism photo essay
Infecting the City is here! Happening all week, from February 21 to February 26, in and around inner-city Cape Town, the Spier Public Arts Festival celebrates the Cape’s creative treasures … Be sure not to miss the wide range of instalments this week: You’ll learn something about your city and be reminded of just how original our inhabitants – young and old – really are.
Click here for more information on the festival.
An actress performs atop the Cape Town Station forecourt as part of the annual Infecting the City arts festival.
Berne-Leigh Gabriel of Sans Souci Girls High School participates in Arts Aweh! – Conversations in Colour, an art project for students that forms part of the annual Infecting the City arts festival.
Members of The Ministery for the Glorious Preservation of the Kultural Treasures of the Mother City wraps the statue of Edward VII on the Grand Parade.
A performer at the Festival Hub on the Cape Town Station forecourt during a “surprise intervention”: a series of performances by a troupe of local performers that connect the various activities taking place at the Festival Hub.
The piper system, a new form of martial arts borne from Cape Flats gangs’ fighting techniques, is demonstrated to students on the Grand Parade. The demonstration also included a brief history of slang and history, and warned against the dangers of gangsterism.
City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member: Social Development and Special Projects Grant Pescoe and Infecting the City Festival Curator Brett Bailey at the Slices of Life art exhibition at the Festival Hub.
An artist performs on the Cape Town Station forecourt as part of the annual Infecting the City arts festival.