b'readings with a wide range of presentersMERCHANT BANK / KAYA FM included artists, musicians, and performers(PTY) LTDwho would have taken part in FynArts thisDue to COVID-19, RMB Turbine Art Fair year. These interviews and webinars werewas scrapped from its original form and recorded in video formats. Many of the Zoomwas converted into an online platform. The events and chef demonstrations are availableproject also comprises a Stilled Life project, a on the new FynArts YouTube channel andcommunity photographic platform launched continue to draw audiences. All presenters,to give South Africans a platform to share therefore, gain continued exposure, as doestheir COVID-19 storiesa platform where FynArts. After the lockdown was eased,anyone could send in their photographs, not FynArts hosted an exhibition in the FynArtsonly professional photographers but people Gallery with COVID-19 regulations in place,with both a view and a captured moment of which showcased ceramics, small sculptures,what they were seeing and feeling in their and embroidery.lives during the lockdown period. Entries werewww.hermanusfynarts.co.za submitted in three categories: #YourStory, #NewNormal, and #HelpingHands. The Top UJ ART GALLERY / MTN SA100 images were selected by a panel of judges FOUNDATION including Savannah Feeke-Fortune, Greg Willem Boshoffs The Blind Alphabet is anMarinovich, Musa Nxumao, Anthea Pokroy, online documentary curated by Annaliand Mohau Bosiu. All works were auctioned Cabano-Dempsey. This project presentsand proceeds went to the BASA Artist Relief a fresh approach to Boshoffs The BlindFund.Alphabet (1991), made of wood, steel, and www.turbineartfair.co.zaexhibitors/ aluminium, and more specifically 40 woodenstilled-lifeforms representing the letter B in The Blind Alphabet, as part of the extensive MTN ArtSUIDOOSTERFEES / KYKNET Collection. Due to COVID-19, the project/ ATKV / NATI / MEDIA24 / exists in an online platform and can be viewedRAPPORTvia the following link movingcube.uj.ac.za.Due to serious concerns about the surge in The project offers online content in the formCOVID-19 cases in the Western Cape, all of 3D virtual exhibitions, 2D documentation,Suidoosterfees shows that were scheduled educational programmes, online walkabouts,for 3-6 December 2020 have been postponed video interviews with artists and curators,to 2021. This an annual festival pays tribute media reports, archival material, andto Cape Towns diverse lifestyle and cultures, opportunities to read and learn more aboutattracting approximately 15 000 tourists and artists and their respective oeuvres. The UJartists to the city. The project seeks to create Art Gallery is planning to host the physicala platform for art, to showcase the talent exhibition at its premises some time in 2021,of local artists, and to make theatre more when COVID-19 is no longer a threat. accessible and affordable.Untitled (from the series eBhish Durban), 2020 arts.uj.ac.zawww.suidoosterfees.co.zaImage: Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose WEST COAST YOUTHWITS ARTS MUSEUM / BANK ORCHESTRA / WESTCOASTOF AMERICA SECURITIESMUSIC ACADEMY (PTY) LTD The Wits Arts Museums Annual Education The WCYO Music Education Programme wasProgramme is in its third year and seeks formed in 2013 to provide a music educationto cater to the diverse needs of different program to youth and children from aaudiences, such as school teachers and disadvantaged background in and aroundlearners, academics, local artists, art therapy Langebaan. It provides training in piano,NGOs, and the general public. The project SIPHO MTHIYANE hails from KwaZulu-Natalbrass, strings, drums, and percussion. It alsocomprises Saturday public education sessions, and graduated from the Durban Universityprovides lessons in aural training, ensembles,which include drop-in drawing, family and of Technology with a National Diplomaand band training. adult talk abouts, training and support, in Fine Arts. He joined BASAin 2017, www.wcyo.org.za interactive talkbacks and a new project called as a volunteer/intern, assisting withMake a Book, which will encourage learners the administration attached to the Debut Programme and took up the role ofRMB TURBINE ART FAIRto create a book documenting their progress Supporting Grants Officer in 2018 / THE FORUM COMPANYin the programme./ STRAUSS & CO / RAND www.wits.ac.za36'