FROM GLASGOW TO JOBURG : A CULTURAL CONNECTOR

Natalia Palombo

A few years back, arts producer Natalia Palombo was invited by Glasgow based creative studio, Pidgin Perfect to co-produce a project – The Power of ZA – as part of the Cape Town-hosted World Design Capital.

Essentially a scoping exercise, the experience involved three weeks of interviewing a range of ‘fantastic’ artists, filmmakers, writers, architects, designers, activists and producers, many of whom would become friends and collaborators. The outcome was showcased on the Power of Now platform, which has since been condensed, but originally hosted over 30 individual interviews and performances…

This interview, by Nana Ocran, was first published in partnership with Let’s Be Brief in August 2018.