Thought Leadership Talks
The Business of Art – A series of talks by visiting prominent figures and personalities in the South African art world
Middelman – A unique collaborative musical and spoken word performance of Rudolph Willemse’s poetry by actor Marcel van Heerden and friends.
Donker Jonker – Digter Donker Jonker bring sy nuutste aktiewe-woordkuns teaterproduksie op die toneel met Mark Graham Wilson as regisseur.
Pleasure – A performance installation working with body, projected images, shadow and pleasure.
Women in Wine
Swartland Women in Wine – A series of talks, tastings and celebrations by some of the leading Swartland vintners and viticulturists (and some of the men behind them).
Solo Kitchens – An invitation into the homes of some of the best chefs and hosts in the valley for an intimate hospitality experience.
Partner Restaurants – A collaboration with select restaurants which support artists and the arts, and in most cases offering live music during the Solo Studios weekend.
Solo Sessions – Live musical performances by various solo artists and collaborations, adding some good vibes to the streets and to partner restaurants around the valley.
The Olive Branch Project – Exhibiting a community performing arts development programme through an experience of creative processes behind a unique production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
The Steelband Project – Providing quality music education to young people in the Western Cape, with a particular focus on ‘youth-at-risk’.