Photo: Chris Saunders

PROJECTS

 

Festivals

 

Impilo Mapantsula Festival

2013 Thokoza, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

2012, 2014, 2015 Dlala Mapantsula Festival, Soweto Theatre, Johannesburg, South Afrika - with Splendor (Mpho Molepo).

2015 Just Stand Up and Dance, Katlehong, Johannesburg, South Africa - with Via Katlehong.

2015 Iscathulo Dance Competition, Mohlakeng, Johannesburg, South Africa - with Red for Danger Pantsulas.

2016 Street Beat, Johannesburg South Africa - with Dance Umbrella Festival.

2017, 2018 Jive 99, Kagiso, Johannesburg, South Africa - with Via Volcano Pantsulas.

2017 HvP - Hip-hop vs. Pantsula Festival, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa - with KAN Productions.

2018 Soweto Carnival, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa - with IM Soweto.

 

Performances

 

2013 Festival Ile-de-France, Paris, France. Seasons France South Africa 2012-2013, supported by NAC and Institut Francais. Featuring: Sicelo Xaba, Joshua Mokoena, Sello Modiga and Pele Gae. Watch

2015 "Hypersampling Identities - Jozi Style" FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. Opening performance, featuring Intellectuals Pantsula and Soulistic Fusion.

2017 "The Children's Monologues", Carnegie Hall, New York, USA. In collaboration with Dramatic Need. Impilo Mapantsula invited artists: Sicelo Xaba and Via Vyndal Pantsulas Website

 

Shows

 

2019 "The Ecstatic" Concept/Chopreography: Jeremy Nedd - dance/choreography Impilo Mapantsula, invited artists: Bonakele Masethi, Vusi Mdoyi, Sello Modiga, Kgotsofalang Moshe Mavundla, Thomas Motsapi, Sicelo Xaba) and Jeremy Nedd. Kaserne Basel / Theatre Tuchlaube Aarau / Lausanne (Mai 2019)

2019 "Panstula is..." mit Bonakele Masethi, Vusi Mdoyi, Sello Modiga, Kgotsofalang Moshe Mavundla, Thomas Motsapi, Sicelo Xaba. Lindenmuseeum Stuttgart (April 2019)

 

 

Artist Residency

 

2018 Vusi Mdoyi, Sicelo Xaba, and Sello Modiga are the 2018 McKnight International Choreographers. The Cowles Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Website

 

 

Workshops

 

2013 Re-Corps, Paris, France.

2013, 2014 Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa

2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 University of Johannesburg, FADA, Bunding Road Campus, South Africa Article

 

Research and documentation

 

2013-2019 Pantsula today. Daniela Goeller and Sicelo Xaba, in collaboration with Chris Saunders.​

2018 "A Lady is a Mshoza. Female agency and empowerment in South African pantsula culture”, Daniela Goeller in "Dress and Empowerment,” Chapter 7, edited by Annette Lynch and Katalin Medvedev, Bloomsbury 2018

 

Exhibitions

 

2015 "Hypersampling Identities - Jozi Style" FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. Article 

2015 "Chris Saunders: Pantsula" Lagos Photo Festival, Lagos, Nigeria.

2016 "Pantsula" RedBull Studio, Cape Town, South Africa

2017 "Pantsula4LYF", Fowler Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

 

Articles, Radio, TV

 

2013 Radio France

2014 Daily Sun

2015 The New York Times: Lens Read

2015 British Airways Magazine

2016 The Fader Read

2016 Accent

2016 Lufthansa Magazine Read

2017 Zeitmagazin

2018 Esquire Online Read and Read

 

2016 Talk Radio 702 Azania Mosaka Listen

2017 Shift 14 Episode 17 SABC1 Watch

 

Documentaries

 

2016 DotMove Pansula 4 Life Watch

2016 DotMove Townships got talent Watch

2017 DotMove Dancing in Soweto Watch

2018 CNN Inside Africa Pantsula Watch

2018 Generations of Pantsula RedBull Watch

2018 Great Big Story Watch

 

Music Videos

 

2016 "Makeba" by Jain, Artbridge-Quad Group, featuring The Perfect Storm Watch

2018 "Rudimental x Major Lazer - Let Me Live feat. Anne Marie & Mr. Eazi Watch

 

Advertising

 

2017 "In Search of - Pantsula" KILROY/Vice Denmark, Part 1 and 2 Watch

2017 "The Stage is Yours" SABC3 Watch

2017 Edgar's Footwear 

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