Awards and recognition I have received for my general work in arts and culture.

  • A recipient of the "Space to Take Place" Award by the Royal Netherlands Embassy, for people who have made a contribution to the transformation of South African society. Other recipients included Dr Mamphele Ramphele, Sibongile Khumalo, Ferial Haffajee, Pieter Dirk Uys, Moeletsi Mbeki and Pallo Jordan.
  • Appointed Programme Director of the World Summit on Arts and Culture (2009)
  • Appointed Artist-in-Residence, Kosmopolis and Theater de Appel, The Hague, (2008)
  • Appointed as the Secretariat to the Arterial Network (2007)
  • Appointed as artist-in-residence at University of Cape Town’s Drama Department (2006)
  • Listed in Insig magazine as one of the top ten most influential people in arts and culture in South Africa (2006).
  • Listed in the first editions of the Financial Mail’s “The Little Black Book: A guide to black professionals in South Africa.”
  • Selected the Arts and Culture Trust Arts Journalist of the Year for The Cultural Weapon column on, 2001.
  • Awarded the Cape Tercentenary Foundation’s Molteno Silver Medal for contributing to the performing arts, 2001.
  • Listed in the Mail and Guardian’s 'Top 100 South Africans' 1997 supplement.
  • Listed in the Weekly Mail and Guardian’s A-Z of South African Politics (Profiles) in 1995.
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