Infecting the City 2017 Dates Announced

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Now it it’s 10th year, Infecting the City will once again engage the communal spaces of Cape Town’s central business district between the 5 and 8 April 2017. A collaboration between the Africa Centre and the Institute of Creative Arts, the 10th iteration of ITC is firmly focused on making Cape Town a more public city by READ MORE

Infecting the City 2017 Artist Shortlist

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After much deliberation, we are thrilled to share the 2017 Infecting the City artists shortlist! This year we received a total of 220 applications from across the country and have been impressed by the continued quality and diversity of the those received. After a thorough selection process that invited the curatorial team and panel of READ MORE

Cape Town Infecting The City 2016 Festival – Cancelled

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Based on funding constraints, the Africa Centre has regretfully had to cancel Cape Town’s Infecting the City Festival for 2016. Every year since its inception in 2008, audience attendance, artist participation and media attention has increased, as the Festival emerged into one of Cape Town’s signature artistic events. Its audience numbers peaked in 2015 with READ MORE

Infecting The City 2016 Shortlist

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We received an extraordinary number of high quality applications for Infecting The City 2016. From these applications, we have shortlisted the following artists for the Festival. Someone from the curatorial team will be contacting you over the next few weeks to discuss your application in more detail. A. Mmaka, Valentina Acting for Camera Department, CityVarsity READ MORE

Infecting the City 2015

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From 9 – 14 March, the Infecting the City public arts festival will inject the City of Cape Town’s public spaces with music, visual and performance art, dance, video and art forms without definition. The Festival includes a curatorial panel this year rather than a single curator. Curators Farzanah Badsha, Nadja Daehnke, Mandla Mbothwe and READ MORE