Can we flood the streets again with thousands of people and art and music and colour and creativity? Nope, unfortunately we’re not able to do that this year. Will that hold us back from creating a gathering? Hell, no – which is why eTopia happens November 28th – and you’ve got a solid-gold plated invitation to be a part of it! Got music, art or performance that you’d like to see included in our live streams on the day? Or a venue that’s open to hosting activities that can be… Read More »Participate in e-Topia
With lockdown regulations preventing us from closing off the streets of Obs in order to erect artworks, performance stages and host a market of trader stalls, our team have worked within the limits of what’s possible – and the result is that while we will not be welcoming thousands of people to the streets as usual, we will nevertheless still host an event – and that event is e-Topia! How will it work? Our team are co-ordinating a range of collaborations between musicians, performers and artists that will see activities… Read More »e-Topia is coming!
It’s true! Thanks to the efforts of artists, community member and volunteers in the Gauteng region that have stepped up to assist our team in organising an event in their area, Streetopia Jozi will be hosted in Melville on Saturday October 12th! As with Streetopia Obs, the event is planned as a collaboration between the community it takes place in, and members of the AfrikaBurn community. This recipe for creative success will see a stretch of Melville on 7th Street (from 1st to 4th Avenues) and 27 Boxes filled… Read More »Streetopia Jozi is coming!
In 2015, our team and community embarked on a new collaborative event that partnered with the community and civic bodies in Observatory, Cape Town, to create a free one-day festival of creativity that sought to bring art and interactive experiences alive in public spaces. That event is our very own Streetopia – and it’s gone from strength to strength each year, with the 2018 event being the most diverse and well-attended so far. This year’s Streetopia event is set for Saturday November 30th 2019 will once again see the streets… Read More »Legacy Project Update