Photo: Masimba Sasa / Goethe-Institut Johannesburg
We promote cultural exchange between Germany and South Africa. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals which involve bilateral artistic production, reception and reflection.
Nkosi Sikelel is a project initiated by Isaac Zavale and Huston Wilson. The visual intervention focuses quite literally on the famous phrase, its various translations, as well as the style of mural text that has come to be associated with township commerce and spaces of consumption.
“Hack Ur Culture” is a platform that brings together GLAM institutions (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) with creative minds and tech enthusiasts to bring about collaborations and innovations from open cultural data.
In 2020, the Outreach Foundation, based in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, received a grant from the International Relief Fund of the Goethe-Institut, the German Federal Foreign Office and other foundations and cultural intermediary organisations.
"Decolonise The Internet" questions inequality in the world wide web and highlights how algorhythms aggravate racisms. The regional project aims to increase knowledge and visibility for African and Womxn issues on the web.
The Science Film Festival promotes science literacy and facilitates awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues through the screening of film content with accompanying educational activities.
From June 4the until 6the, the digital Latitude festival presented a programme of artistic contributions and debates, exploring the question of how colonial structures impact the present and how we can overcome them.