Veronika Antoniou and Yiorgos Hadjichristou presented their ongoing research on Urban gorillas at the 5th Shukuma Mzansi! SA-EU Dialogue Democracy in Culture II Conference hosted by theSibikwa Arts Centre in partnership with the SA-EU Strategic Partnership – and other African associations.
The presentation and discussion was in the panel Cultural Policy and Practise Case studies, from an all-society perspective presenting case studies from cultural policy and place-making examples as led by private, community,
architecture and academic stakeholders. This has sparked a discussion around roles and responsibilities in an
all of society approach, and the potential for partnership between various players, including local
The event was hybrid and took place physically at the visionary arts centre Sibikwa nin South Africa. The lively and exciting discussion was moderated by Tumy Motsoatsoe and Caryn Green.