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Tuesday, July 12, 2022


(Producers Tegan Peacock, Lex La Foy, Thobile Ximba & Niamh Walsh-Vorster)

Last week Saturday (July 9, 2022), Durban cultural producers, Tegan Peacock, Ash-Leigh La Foy, Niamh Walsh-Vorster and Thobile Ximba, hosted a public vigil and art installation outside The Denis Hurley Centre.

They will showcase the production, titled Mo(u)rning, alongside several other cohort members as part of the Business and Arts South Africa's Cultural Producers Programme in Johannesburg next week.

The initial publicity read: “Members of the public and people of all faiths and none, came together to mourn our collective and individual losses. Messages from around the country allowed for a shared space of reflection, while the creation and destruction of mandalas reminded us of the fleeting nature of time and existence.

Together, they found a collective release that led to a celebration of hope, new beginnings and the heralding of a new dawn.”

The vigil was recorded and will be showcased at the Kalashnikovv Gallery, 70 Juta Street, Braamfontein from July 20, 2022.

Trailer to production:

Hosted at The Denis Hurley Centre, production supported by The Cultural Producers Programme, as presented by Business and Arts South Africa NPC, Common Purpose South Africa and Manchester International Festival, and made possible by the British Council Creative Economy Programme and Industrial Development Corporation. Special thanks to the Centre for the Creative Arts for the extra support.

For more information contact Niamh Walsh-Vorster on 083 716 3827 or visit