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Monday, March 26, 2012


("Cooking Information on the Streets of iKapa" by Gloria Nozipho Mbhele)

Capetonians and visitors to the Mother City were dazzled, intrigued and inspired by the 5th annual Infecting The City Public Art Festival that took to the streets of Cape Town in March.

Performing and exhibiting at various locations across Cape Town’s city centre, 32 artworks were showcased at the Festival. Installations, dance, poetry, theatre, performance art and music had around 25,000 people captivated and engaged during the week-long festival that ran day and night.

KZN artist Gloria Mbhele presented Cooking Information on the Streets of iKapa. The Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre (SSDT), established by Jay Pather who is the festival curator, performed their impressive work CityScapes.

First presented in 2008, Infecting the City has established itself as a central, uniquely-Cape Town event that citizens and visitors look forward to and plan for. Video and photographic highlights of the festival are available on