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Sunday, June 21, 2015


Durban’s Flatfoot Dance Company invites visual artists and dancers to be part of a unique and innovative residency at artSPACE durban from June 22 to 26, 2015.

artSPACE will be a creative hub for dancers and fine art artists as the week will involve sessions where artists can watch and engage dancers in their daily rehearsals and the programme includes a specific session where dancers will focus on portraiture.

Flatfoot will work in artSPACE durban giving local artists an opportunity to paint, draw and create around the dancers as they rehearse, dance and assemble choreography. Flatfoot dancers will continue with their normal day schedules and open their daily work process.

The week will culminate in a final performance of Lliane Loot’s recent and beautifully hard-hitting days like these on June 26. This dance theatre work was created by Lliane in collaboration with award winning filmmaker Karen Logan as a visual film and dance feast that looks at modern day storytelling and the politics of history and memory – a deeply moving encounter with contemporary dance. Curator Karen Bradtke will select some of the artworks generated over the week to put on display in the gallery at the Friday event.

The cost of art residency is R100 per day for each artist and R350 for the week. For the special evening portraiture session on Wednesday, the cost is R100. For the Friday event, the charge is R50 (50% discount on tickets for those who have been part of the artist residency). For more information and bookings for the art residency, contact artSPACE durban on 031 312 0793 or email:

The performance of days like these will take place at 18h30 on June 26 at artSPACE durban. Enquiries to Clare on 082 875 6065.