We’re on a nationwide lockdown for now, so while we can’t welcome you physically, here are some virtual Cape Town experiences for you to enjoy. They’re sure to get you excited for your future trip to the Mother City. We’re worth waiting for!
Juma’s Tours: Experience Woodstock Street Art
Due to travel restrictions and Covid-19 Juma’s Tours have created an online experience to give you a deeper understanding street art in Woodstock. A story will be shared via Google Meet with visuals by Juma Mkwela, who is the first artist to introduce Woodstock street art walking tours to Cape Town.
Click here to book a virtual tour.
Experience exhibitions from the comfort of your couch through 3D tours on the Zeitz MOCAA website. Re-engage with Five Bhobh: Painting At The End Of An Era and Afro-futures show Still Here Tomorrow To High Five You Yesterday, and The Main Complaint.
You can also check out their YouTube channel for all the talks at the symposium related to William Kentridge’s exhibition, interviews with artists, and more.
Norval Foundation presents #60SecondArt
Norval Foundation is providing inspiration beyond isolation, offering #60SecondArt digital stories via YouTube, Instagram and Facebook as well as virtual 360-degree “walk-about” tours, giving art lovers not only access to the museum spaces but also to paintings, sculptures, installations and even to (local and international) collaborators.
Tintswalo Safari Lodge virtual safaris
Tintswalo Safari Lodge has launched free virtual safaris that are available on its social media channels to all its followers. The game rich Manyeleti Game Reserve is known for its Big 5 sightings, but also for its bird life and many smaller species and other interesting creatures. Tintswalo’s ‘On the Beat’ virtual safaris include video footage of actual sightings, as well as some of the exhilarating encounters experienced by its game rangers on patrol. Videos are uploaded daily on all Tintswalo’s social media channels.
StateoftheART has an online gallery that offers a visual feast for art lovers. Their 10 year virtual presence makes it easy for them to operate under physical restrictions.
The gallery represents artists from around South Africa and alongside the exceptional work that can be browsed at leisure, you’ll also find artist films, interviews and articles.
Woman Zone book club
The Woman Zone Book Club meets on the second Saturday of every month between 14:00 and 16:00 at The Women’s Library, ground floor, Artscape. However, they are closed during lockdown. So to keep the chats alive over this isolation stretch, they’re suggesting online reviews. Here’s how it works:
Share what you’re reading…
… and write your thoughts on it in between 200 and 500 words. Don’t forget to include a pic of the book cover.
Mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and it will be posted it on the Book Review page on their website. A teaser will also be posted on Instagram.
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Share your thoughts and feelings about what you’re reading with us! 📖 💭 ✍🏽 With the Woman Zone Book Club temporarily grounded by COVID-19, we’re already missing our lively book chats. So, how about we keep them alive over this isolation stretch with some online reviews…? Here’s our suggestion: Tell us what you’re reading… Title: Author: Publisher: … and let us know your thoughts on it in between 200 and 500 words. Don’t forget to include a pic of the book cover, if you can. Email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com We will then post it on the Book Review page on our website https://www.womanzonect.com/book-reviews A teaser will also be posted on this page @wzbookclub We look forward to sharing your reviews! Stay safe ♥️📚 The WZBC team #books #bookclubs #bookstagram #bookreviews #bookreviewswanted #authors #authorsofinstagram #womenslibrary #covidcreativity #women #capetown #read #readersofinstagram