Creating a South African style café for the Afrovibes Festival
Date published: 15 Oct 2014
Posted by: Joe Pick
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The Women’s Culture Exchange is for female asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants. The group’s members, many of them skilled artists, come from all around the world. Over the past few weeks they’ve been working with Karen – drawing, sewing and dying – to make a series of incredible textile artworks.
In 2014, the Afrovibes festival is marking 20 years of the new South Africa: 20 years since the ending of apartheid and the beginnings of democracy. Award-winning artists will bring music, theatre, dance, photography and film to Lakeside, reflecting upon what it is to be part of 21st century South Africa. Lakeside’s café will be transformed into a South African style Township café. It will offer a specially crafted menu of original South African recipes.