South African Poetry & Music Set To Shine At Gothenburg Book Fair

Bodies Under Siege, a South African production of spoken word poetry and music, aired as part of the Gothenburg Book Fair on Saturday 26 September 2020 다운로드. The show is now available for free streaming to members of the public.

The showcase, which amplifies the voices and the plight of GBV victims and minority groups, broadcasted on the “Book Fair Play” platform gxg 게임. The concept showcased artists who through their work are vocal, and introspective, of the struggles women face; such as gender based and sexual violence, hate crimes, body shaming, and many other societal issues which affect these individuals Apple download.

Borrowing voices from both women and men, Bodies Under Siege held the conversation to light with featured poets Vangile Gantsho, Christie “FossilSoul” van Zyl and Solly “Soetry” Ramatswi 다운로드. They were accompanied by a live band made up of Phuti Sepuru on keyboard, Concord Nkabinde on bass guitar and David Klassen on percussion.

“The production showcased a South African perspective on the abilities of these groups to overcome adversity in different public spaces while still exuding excellence, empathy, co-creation, dignity and strength 몽타주. It is a reminder of their perseverance and celebrates their ever-evolving and pivotal role in society.” says MoAfrika wa Mokgathi, Director at Hear My Voice 다운로드.

Hear My Voice with the assistance of the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria, has since 2018, been facilitating literary exchanges between South Africa and Sweden and they are now the organisers of this honourable South African showcase at Scandinavia’s largest cultural event 다운로드.

Over 85 000 people attend the Gothenburg Book Fair annually and this year, the 2020 Fair went digital – opening it up to those who would ordinarily not have been able to experience or access this event apk editor pro 다운로드. All programme events are free to the public to stream on “Book Fair Play”, including Bodies Under Siege.

This production was made possible through the support of the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria, Rámus, the Olof Palme International Center, The South African State Theatre, the National Arts Council of South Africa and Hear My Voice – a non-profit organisation that develops and supports spoken word artists 다운로드.

If you would like to donate or contribute to the meaningful work that this non-profit organisation does within the literature and poetry space, visit www.hearmyvoice.co.za for more information 천년의신화2 다운로드.

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