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Sunday, November 27, 2011


Can Do It! is an inventive dance project and performance for Durban that comes via the support of the Goethe Institute in line with COP 17! It is initiated by dancers and choreographers Thabiso Heccius Pule, Thami Hector Manekehla and Sifiso Seleme who all hail from Soweto Meadowlands.

The aim is to create awareness on climate change by spreading a positive artistic message through dance performances, documentations and installations in various roadshows from Johannesburg to Durban and in Durban itself, culminating in an evening dance performance of Can Do It! during COP17.

From November 28 to December 2, the Can Do It! team will travel from Johannesburg to Durban with stops in Alberton, Vooslorus, Balfour, Standerton, Volksrust, Charlestown, Newcastle and Dundee. During these stops, the artists will do awareness improvisation performances as well as public video interviews regarding climate change and global warming in different public places, such as petrol-, bus- and taxi-stations.

In Durban, they will perform from December 4 to 7 in various public places, with the project finishing with an evening performance on November 9 at 19h00 at artSPACE Durban, gallery space (second floor), 3 Millar Road (off Umgeni Road). All performances are free of charge.