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A hip-hopera in Cape Town: The aesthetics, and politics of performing ‘Afrikaaps’
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This paper looks into the aesthetics and politics of the ‘hip-hopera’ Afrikaaps. Afrikaaps was produced in 2010 by a group of musicians and spoken-word artists from Cape Town and the rural Western Cape Province of South ...
Remembering Marikana: public art intervention and the right to the city in Cape Town
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This article investigates the role played by cultural initiatives in urban struggles in South Africa, and the emergence of public art to assert the right to the city. I explore how artistic– activist interventions engage ...