Audiences, Participation & Engagement, Creative Economy & Cultures of Production, Creativity & Cultural Labour, events

Future Festivals South Africa

Dr Roberta Comunian and Dr Jonathan Gross We are leading on a one-year project funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC).¬†Future Festivals South Africa: Possibilities for the Age of Covid-19¬†is an international collaborative project developed in collaboration with Prof Jen Snowball, Delon Tarendaal and Fiona Drummond at Rhodes University (South Africa). It aims… Continue reading Future Festivals South Africa

Digital Culture, Media Industries, Representation

A Window into South Africa through Reality TV and Social Media

Addiel Dzinoreva In 1994 South Africa finally ended apartheid and a new country led by Nelson Mandela was born, carrying the hopes and dreams of previously disenfranchised black people. For black people in the media and creative industries, and hopeful storytellers like myself, there was great excitement about the opportunities the new dispensation provided for… Continue reading A Window into South Africa through Reality TV and Social Media