über(W)unden – art in troubled times; keynote speech by Antjie Krog – PART 1

Antjie Krog gave the keynote address at the Goethe-Institut's über(W)unden - Art in Troubled Times conference on 7 Sept. 2011. Find a longer abstract of the keynote on the website of the Mail&Guardian: http://mg.co.za/article/2011-09-09-on-the-pain-of-death From 7-11 September, the Goethe-Institut South Africa hosted über(W)unden - art in troubled times, a four-day conference in which artists in the fields of literature, dance, theatre, music and visual art came together to stage various interventions, focusing on narratives and artistic approaches to trauma and conflict. Participating artists included Kudzanai Chiurai, Mark Gevisser, William Kentridge, Antjie Krog, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, Sindiwe Magona, João Orecchia, Véronique Tadjo and Shaun de Waal. www.goethe.de/southafrica