Don’t Miss: Our round-up of this week’s digital and in-person occasions

Cape City Worldwide Kite Competition

Cape Psychological Well being’s annual flagship occasion goes digital for its 26th version on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. The purpose is to boost greater than R250 000 to allow the nonprofit organisation to proceed offering important psychological well being providers and hold “hope on the rise”. 

The competition consists of kite-making workshops, kite movies and interviews, kite colouring-in competitions, a kite creatives contest, and the HopeOnTheRise digital showcase.  

Particulars: The competition runs from 10 October to 31 October 2020. Tickets are available online for a really helpful minimal donation of R50 an individual.

The 2020 Mafika Gwala annual lecture

The Mafika Gwala annual lecture started in 2015 as a collaboration between the Faculty of Humanities on the College of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN) and South African Historical past On-line. It is going to be introduced this 12 months as a live-streamed panel dialogue themed “Poets, Artists and the Voices of Resistance within the 1970s”. 

The panel dialogue will likely be among the many opening occasions of the UKZN’s Centre for the Inventive Arts 2020 Poetry Africa Competition, operating from 12 to 17 October. Poet, author and sociologist Ari Sitas will average a panel dialogue that includes Sam Moodley, Fred Kumalo, Eugene Skeef, Bridget Thompson and Ndumiso Ngcobo.

Particulars: The panel dialogue will happen at 5pm on 12 October and will likely be live-streamed on Zoom.

Three Means

Three approach is a gaggle exhibition that includes younger artists Callan Grecia, Phillip Steele and Brett Seiler exploring notions of queerness, typically very instantly and different occasions in veiled methods. All three artists current their private relationship with the notion of queerness. The time period is contested, each celebrated and hated — even within the up to date — thus, it continues to carry varied meanings for the person. Every artist makes use of historic references whereas remaining rooted within the present second and a few thought of the longer term. 

Particulars: The present runs on the KZNSA Gallery, 166 Bulwer Highway, Glenwood, Durban from 9 October till 1 November. 

Yokohama Triennale: Episōdo 03 Chasing the Scent

Yokohama Triennale 2020, curated by Raqs Media Collective, is internet hosting a web based meeting, happening on 9 and 10 October. 

This transcontinental tributary, convened by Kabelo Malatsie, Michelle Wong, and Lantian Xie, investigates and performs the aporias arising from claims to equality, made with our bodies, phrases, sounds, costumes, devices, and shifting boards. 

This attracts from the insights of a minor strand in authorized principle that engages with the way in which folks remodel courtrooms into boards to talk and make the act of speech itself the positioning for claims to justice. 

Members embrace Shino Hashimito, Sumayya Vally, Ahmed and Rashid bin Shabib, Hala Ali, Christian Nyampeta, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Grace Samboh, Amiya Nagpal, Abhishek Hazra, Mark Chung and Santhosh S.

Particulars: For extra data, visit the website. You’ll be able to be a part of the Zoom webinar for Episōdo 03. Webinar ID: 836 0899 9277


Bassist Lex Futshane celebrates his birthday alongside drummer Siphiwe Bushiri, pianist Yonela Mnana, and vocalist ZolaSoul Futshane in an occasion titled #JazzACelebration, which will likely be held on 15 October.

Particulars: Venice Bar, seventh Avenue, Melville, Johannesburg. Doorways open at 7.30pm. For bookings, e-mail: [email protected]