27 episodes

A limited series presents a taste of the incredible conversations characteristic of the Open Book Festival.

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A limited series presents a taste of the incredible conversations characteristic of the Open Book Festival.

    OBF2022: The Architecture of Words

    OBF2022: The Architecture of Words

    This is a recording of a live event that took place at the Open Book Festival in March 2022 in Cape Town. In this discussion C.A. Davids, Finuala Dowling and Nancy Richards speak to Aoife Lennon-Ritchie about their writing processes.

    This event was made possible by the support of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as well as the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

    • 1 hr
    OBF2022: Playing Along

    OBF2022: Playing Along

    This is a recording of a live event that took place at the Open Book Festival in March 2022 in Cape Town. In this discussion, Azille Coetzee, Pumla Gqola and Joy Watson speak to Ingrid Jones about the roles women must play in order to survive

    This event was made possible by the support of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as well as the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    OBF2022: The Pressure to Produce

    OBF2022: The Pressure to Produce

    This is a recording of a live event that took place at the Open Book Festival in March 2022 in Cape Town. In this discussion, Relebone Rirhandzu eAfrika, Tapiwa Guzha and Jen Thorpe explore the effect of capitalism on creativity and mental health in the company of Faye Kabali-Kagwa.

    This event was made possible by the support of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as well as the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    OBF2022: The Politics of Memory

    OBF2022: The Politics of Memory

    This is a recording of a live event that took place at the Open Book Festival in March 2022 in Cape Town. In this discussion, Politics of Memory: C.A. Davids, Joanne Joseph and Bongani Kona speak to Sindiswa Busuku about what we choose to remember and why.

    This event was made possible by the support of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as well as the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    OBF2022: Unmaking Fear

    OBF2022: Unmaking Fear

    This is a recording of a live event that took place at the Open Book Festival in March 2022 in Cape Town. In this discussion, Shana Fife, Pumla Gqola and Sue Nyathi speak to Sara-Jayne King about everyday acts of courage and resistance against the patriarchy.

    This event was made possible by the support of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as well as the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    OBF2022: Present Dystopia

    OBF2022: Present Dystopia

    This is a recording of a live event that took place at the Open Book Festival in March 2022 in Cape Town.

    In this conversation, Kelly-Eve Koopman, Alistair Mackay and Keely Shinners speak to Edgar Pieterse about imagining a landscape of the future on that of the present.

    This event was made possible by the support of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, as well as the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

    • 59 min

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