Open letter to all civics in Cape Town

Dear Civic members I write to you to appeal for your Civic association’s support for the applicants in the River Club case following two months of sustained dirty tricks intended, as we believe, to protect the LLPT from being held to account for contempt of Judge Goliath’s historic interdict against the LLPT in March 2022….

An anonymous website was launched last week with the sole intention of spreading lies about the OCA

Not only does this one website (bestforobs) contain 74 lies, but extracts from this website have been printed out as glossy, expensive pamphlets and posted in your letterboxes. These malicious pamphlets are defamatory, racist and patronising to indigenous peoples. The OCA has laid charges with the Equality Court and also referred these pamphlets to Woodstock…

What’s on in and around Obs?

This Sunday at 9PM, SABC2 (S2) will be broadcasting SanDance on your TV! It is directed by former Observatory resident Richard Wicksteed and produced by current Observatory resident Edwin Angless. It is a film which goes to the heart of San culture and tradition which, together with San languages, is in danger of disappearing. Discover…

Launch of The Fire This Time at UCT Upper Campus

WOAC launches live art collection with outdoor films on Upper Campus Four new live artworks,  installed in the Sarah Baartman precinct at the University of Cape Town (UCT) Upper Campus earlier this year – and documented on film for the project, ‘The Fire This Time‘ – will be shared with a broader public at an…

What’s on at Koena Art Institute!

Dear Koena Art Institute Family. We are happy to share an exciting line up of events and exhibitions at the institute. These events are an explication that expresses our theme “The evolution of indigenous art”, With each one being specifically curated by the Koena Art Institute team, independent young entrepreneurs and cultural and creative contributors….

Something special for you!

We are happy to announce that the Groot Constantia Trust and Koena Art Institute has a beautiful value added service to our product offering available to all our clients. With every art purchase, our clients will receive a Tour and tasting visitor route experience at the Groot Constantia Estate.