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Jay Pather

Jay Pather is associate professor at the University of Cape Town where he directs the Institute for Creative Arts. He curates Infecting the City and the Live Art Festival in Cape Town, Afrovibes in the Netherlands, co-curates performance for Spielart in Munich and is adjunct curator for performance at the Zeitz MOCAA. He serves as juror for the International Award for Public Art, as board member of the National Arts Festival of South Africa, as fellow at Queen Mary’s College, University of London and was recently made Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. Recent publications include articles in Changing Metropolis ll, Rogue Urbanism, Performing Cities and Theater Journal.

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Where Strangers Meet – Art in the Public Realm

Claire Doherty, Gabriella Gómez-Mont, David Olusoga, Papa Omotayo, Jay Pather, Beatrice Pembroke

Can participation in arts and cultural experiences in the public realm catalyse change for a society? The panel will consider the changing face of arts in the public realm, bringing experience from their international work.

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20 October 2017 5:15pm - 6:15pm Arnolfini