public space

Photos: Infecting the City 2015
11 March 2015

Dance, poetry, music, performance and visual art will be enjoyed in public places around the city during Infecting the City 2015, all set in Cape Town’s most well-known and recogniseable spaces.

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Open City: 5 February line-up
4 February 2015

Everyone is invited to get involved in this year’s first collaborative Open City event, taking place on Church Square during First Thursdays on 5 February. Already confirmed are a dance, live painting, silent protest, photo exhibition, opera performance and film showing.

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A park-off for pedestrians
2 February 2015

A parklet outside Gapp Architects in Longstreet continues to promote the values of pedestrianisation and taking back public space from the private automobile that Open Streets got the city buzzing with.

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More WiFi in public space across Cape Town
21 November 2014

Another significant step towards accessible internet access for unconnected Capetonians has been announced by the City of Cape Town, who will provide public access WiFi outside 61 buildings across the metro by the end of June 2015.

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Celebrating our collectiveness
12 November 2014

Having launched the new City Walk project at last week’s AGM, Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana explains why a collaborative people-centric approach to Cape Town’s public space is so important, in her fortnightly Cape Times column this week.

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Music, theatre, film, debate: Church Square this First Thursdays
3 November 2014

The fourth in our series of Open City public space activations on Church Square, we have an exciting line-up for First Thursday 6 November.

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Open City Vol 4: Call for participation
13 October 2014

During First Thursdays on 6 November, the Cape Town Partnership again invites you to take ownership of the public space at Church Square.

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10 things to think about public art
30 September 2014

A R1-million competition for a public artwork in Long Street has been launched by the Western Cape Government. Following Creative Week’s public art walking tour, we spoke to Kirsten Wilkins about what goes into good public art.

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12 reasons to come to Church Square for First Thursdays
1 September 2014

Following our open call to participate in the Church Square activation during First Thursdays on 4 September, we’re excited to announce the line-up. Festivities are from 6pm to 9pm, and free and open to everyone. See the full First Thursdays programme here and do tweet @ctpartnership #FirstThursdays. The event is also on Facebook, so invite your friends.

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