WEDNESDAY 24 JUNE 2020 – 19h00 on FB live
Art and protest: the role of the arts and artists in our contemporary world and South Africa
Can art change the world?Much has been written about the contribution of the arts and artists to the struggle against apartheid. COVID-19 has laid bare – yet again – the disparities within our society. What is the role of artists and of the arts in contemporary South Africa? How do the arts perpetuate or challenge social inequalities?
Artists have been hard hit by COVID-19, but what is the role of artists and of the arts in a time of social injustice, gender-based violence and the existential threat of the coronavirus? Please join us for this critical discussion, this coming Wednesday, straight after the end of the Winter School.