Out of the box performance art pops up during Infecting The City festival

The free public art festival Infecting The City (ITC) wowed crowds in the CBD during the second session of its cultural feast.

ITC curator Leila Anderson says that the festival has been putting public art on the path of ordinary people for the past eight years.

The art can take all different forms and it's definitely not compromising on its identity and what it wants to express. It's a really exciting, free and open access festival... it is a gift to the public.

Leila Anderson, Infecting The City curator

Anderson explains that the artwork exhibited during ITC is both tailored-made for and adapted to the public space.

She hopes that the performances trigger reflection, curiosity and emotional introspection.

The ITC will next step out of the CBD and move to Delft (23 April) and Khayelitsha (30 April) for ITC Sessions 3 and 4.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

All images courtesy of Andiswa Mkosi.

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