16 June 2022
Makers Landing

V&A Waterfront and Lalela @ Makers Landing

Lalela provides educational arts for at-risk youth to spark creative thinking and awaken the entrepreneurial spirit. Through Lalela’s arts curriculum and critical messaging component, they ignite imagination and teach children how to map and manifest their dreams and goals, launching the possibility of a different future for themselves and their communities.

From 9am at Makers Landing, the Lalela Leadership Programme will be working with 15 grade 9 learners from Vista High School partnering with 15 learners from their programme to carry out a workshop on the ‘Heart Maps’ curriculum.

A Heart Map is an artwork that you create for someone else that represents four chambers of their heart: their identity/background; talents and passions; fears and challenges; and dreams/goals for the future. Lalela Heart Maps are designed to connect people on a meaningful heart-to-heart artful journey.

Public are then welcomed to join. From 10am, a big canvas that poses a question about South Africa’s youth will be set-up with paint and markers at Makers Landing that the public will be invited to respond and contribute to in writing or visually. Lalela’s leadership learners are going to brainstorm and come up with a simple and evocative question that they as the youth of South Africa feel is important to ask and get the public thinking about. A few of the leadership learners and a Lalela staff member will be present to manage the activity and answer any questions.



Sourdough Pizza Class

Come join the Sourdough Pizza class, hosted by Wild Yeast from 11am to 12:30pm. Each child (13 to 18 years) will learn about natural yeast, and will leave with a take home starter and instructions on how to feed it, as well as making their own sourdough pizza.



Cake Decorating Class

If you are between 12 and 18 years old, you can join The Charming Chef in the Enchanted Kitchen and learn to decorate your own mini cake from 2pm to 3pm at Makers Landing. You will learn how to use fillings, gain piping skills and how to make chocolate garnishes.




Liam Quickfall  12:00 to 12:20 

Liam Quickfall is a singer/songwriter. An accomplished musicians who plays guitar, piano and bass.  He has been playing various youth festivals in and around Cape Town, including The Artscape. Liam writes about his personal life and experiences, and highlights his journey though his music. He is influenced by the likes of Ed Shearen and many others.


Luh’ra 12:45 to 13:30   

Luh’ra is a singer/songwriter based in Cape Town. Accompanied by her golden guitar, her music can be described as Indie Soul. Imbued with emotional resonance and tranquil melodies, sharing personal feelings and moments in her lyrics, she encourages listeners to reflect on their own experiences.


Kujenga 14h00 to 16h00 

Kujenga is an afro-jazz band based in Cape Town. The word ‘kujenga’ comes from the Swahili language, and it simply means “to build.” The name symbolises the band’s belief in their calling as musicians; to build and create meaningful experiences with every single listener, through their art. Kujenga’s music is a combination of different genres which come from the African diaspora, with Black improvisational music being the central point of the band’s sound.


The Connect

A celebration of artist from different disciplines, including fashion, art, photography and many more. Graduates from the V&A Artist Alliance will be presenting their latest offerings including, a capsule collection from Owam Origin, apparel from Boredom Studios, art exhibition by Pia Truscott, and streetwear from Inkomo Eswenka Yodwa. A first of many to showcase South African upcoming artist and brands.

Owam Origin

The reinvention of classic wardrobe staples that are transitional for any season. These are items that make it easy to layer, mix and match,  dress up or down


Boredom Studio

Boredom Studios is an independent design studio and cultural production company specializing in events management, apparel and product design


Zilungile Hanise

Isityilelo is a series of prints that explores how perception can frame the identity of a person and how they relate to the world. For the longest time, I mocked my identity through a lens of shame, fear, and past trauma and it distorted how I perceived myself and how I related to the world.


Inkomo Eswenka Yodwa

A street wear brand  that produces printed t-shirt, baggy pants, caps, hats and jackets  constructed with a mixture of casual and formal wear.


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