People You May Know was a collaborative performance and exhibition featuring Dathini Mzayiya, Brydon Bolton, Reza Khota, Thokozani Mthiyane, and Daniel Grey, held at the Factory of the Arts.
On 8 July, to close Winter School, the CHR and Factory of the Arts hosted an exhibition of collaborative work in progress, ‘People You May Know’ by Dathini Mzayiya and Thokozani Mthiyane. CHR artist in residence, Mzayiya and Durban and Lagos-based artist, Mthiyane’s collaboration are experiments in visual art, movement, improvisation and dialogue as the two artists work together on the same canvas. At the exhibition, Mzayiya and Mthiyane, together with CHR artist in residence in music, Reza Khota, performed an improvisational collaboration in sound, image-making and movement as if interpreting Fred Moten and Stefano Harney’s call in The Undercommons, to explore the sociability of study enacted by jazz and collaborative art making.
Filmed and edited by Alberta Whittle.