Jay Pather

 
Jo’burg steps out
Jo’burg steps out
To celebrate its quarter century, the Dance Umbrella has adopted the payoff line, "Celebrating 25 years of dancing all over Johannesburg”. ...
[Slideshow]Memories of violence
[Slideshow]Memories of violence
Jay Pather's 'Body of Evidence' reflects his interest in the body as a container of memories and forms part of Danse l'Afrique Danse in Jo'burg.
Performers shift perceptions as they step off stage
Performers shift perceptions as they step off stage
Performance artist Steven Cohen once commented on the tyranny of art-sacred spaces being much less vicious than spaces not yet sanctified by the...
Making us boil quietly
Making us boil quietly
Activist art sometimes has the unintended effect of turning the uninitiated off an issue.
Nice work, shame about the lack of insight and risk
Nice work, shame about the lack of insight and risk
"I am finding work of good substance and quality, but it is interesting that there appears a lot less risk-taking, less work on the edge or jumping...
Grappling with violence
Grappling with violence
Jay Pather envisaged his latest work, Body of Evidence -- which examines how violence is embedded in our collective bone marrow -- being...