From 26 to 28 February 2015 the Cape Town City Hall auditorium will become the backdrop to the South African premiere of William Kentridge’s multimedia performance ‘Refuse The Hour’.
Described as “an aesthetic and philosophical stage dream” this engrossing performance allows the viewer to experience Kentridge’s art, thinking and process in a singular, evocative way.
He interweaves an astonishing range of visual and sound languages into an engrossing 80-minute performance with a discourse from the artist himself at its centre.
The chamber opera is a multi-layered experience that includes dance, performed and choreographed by Dada Masilo, an original score by Philip Miller, video by Catherine Meyburgh, mechanical sculptures, vocal performance and narration.
John spoke to William about this much-anticipated piece:
For more information or to book tickets visit designindaba.com.
The Design Indaba Festival 2015 takes place from 20 February to 1 March. The programme includes the globally acclaimed Design Indaba Conference, Simulcast, Expo, FilmFest, Music Circuit and other special events.