Festival for Playful Public Spaces


Performative Play in Post-Apartheid South Afrika


Format: Talk

  • August 12, 2012 13:30 – 14:00

Anthea Moys (ZA)


Anthea Moys completed her Masters degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2008, with a focus on structured play and performance in public space. Her interest in play finds expression in her work through the staging of collaborative site-specific games and performances. Moys has exhibited nationally and internationally and is currently preparing for a series of large-scale performances to take place in 2013. She has also lectured periodically at Wits, UJ and Rhodes. She is currently Vega's Creative Development lecturer in Johannesburg and is interested in the educational capacity of performative play.