Saturday, 8 February 2014
Iziko South African Museum, Whale Well
There will be a free to all public panel discussion on South Africa’s 20 years of Democracy chaired by author and activist Ryland Fisher, CEO, Cape Town Festival on Saturday 8 February at the Iziko SA Museum in the Whale Well from 11h00-16h30.
Topics that will be covered include:
- – Dave Stuart
- Yershen Pillay
- – Dr Yvette Abrahams
- – Judith February
- “Activism and the Role of Intellectuals in South Africa’s Democracy” – Dr Xolela Mangcu
“We enter into a covenant that we shall build a society in which all South Africans, both black and white, will be able to walk tall, without fear in their hearts, assured of their inalienable right to human dignity – a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world.”
–In conversation with Vuyile Voyiya, Andrew Lamprecht, Riason Naidoo, Athi Mongezeleli Joja
Saturday, 15 February 2014
TH Barry Lecture Theatre, ISAM
There will be a public discussion following a film screening, chairedby Dr Heidi Grunebaum on Saturday15 February from 11h30 – 13h00 at the TH Barry Lecture Theatre at the Iziko SA Museum. The film screening starts at 10h00.
The film discusses art and politics through a series of interviews with various artists who express their frustration at the marginalization they continue to face. 20 years into democracy, we ask the question: “Is the luggage still labeled?” If so what needs to be done?