In April 2018 The Centre for the Less Good Idea hosted Season 3.
We were privileged to have several international guest artists jon us for the season.
From Madagascar, Temandrota & Naty Kaly. Supported by an ANT Mobility Grant from Pro Helvetia Johannesburg financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Thanks to Meghan Judge for initiating to collaboration via the collective Africa|Nosy|Art|Echange (ANAE).
From Mexico, Javier Velázquez Cabrero. Supported by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) through the Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE), in the framework of the Mobility grants) and The Nirox Foundation.
From Scotland, Mele Broomes, invited by core curator Lindiwe Matshikiza.
These guests collaborated with Johannesburg based Season 3 artists to create prelude pieces to DESERT.
The programme was as follows:
Mele Broomes and Javier Velázquez Cabrero
João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga
PROCESS SCORES with Danger Gevaar Ingozi (Chad
Cordeiro & Nathaniel Sheppard III), Simnikiwe
Buhlungu, Temandrota, Naty Kaly, Mele Broomes,
Gretchen Blegen, Andrei van Wyk aka Healer Oran and
WRITER | Lindiwe Matshikiza
DIRECTOR | Mwenya Kabwe
PERFORMERS | Mncedisi Shabangu, Mele Broomes and Lindiwe Matshikiza
CINEMATOGRAPHER | Boitumelo Moroka
VISUAL LANDSCAPER | Alexia Webster
SHADOW PLAY AND ANIMATER | Meghan Judge
SOUND DESIGNER AND MUSICAL COMPOSER | João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga with Temandrota and Naty Kaly
INSTALLATION AND COSTUME CURATOR | Noluthando Lobese
ASSISTANT SET DESIGNER AND MINIATURE MAKER | Mmakhotso Lamola
LIGHTING DESIGNER | Mandla Mtshali
STAGE MANAGER | Cammie Behrens