Neighbourhood News Update: 23 October 2020

Footfall Update

In line with the now established trend for the mid-month periods, this past weeks’ footfall has been flat up with no material change from the previous 7 days’ numbers, with almost 220 000 visitors coming through the shopping centres doors.

As we move towards month-end we expect to see numbers picking up again from this weekend.

Drive - Through testing Centre

Drive-through COVID-19 testing facility opens at Battery Park

The V&A Waterfront now offers visitors of all ages the convenience of a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility without having to leave their cars. The new public facility begins operating on Saturday, 24 October. You can read more about the process here.


Home Is Where The Art Is as Zeitz MOCAA reopens

After a closure of more than seven months, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) is proud to reopen with an unprecedented, democratic celebration of art belonging to and made by the people of Cape Town. Assembled through an open submission process, this group exhibition of more than 1,600 artworks includes the art of children, professional and amateur artists, collectors, and others from across the city of Cape Town.

Zeitz MOCAA image credit: from top left to bottom right:

  • Emma Leslie, The Kipling Tapes, 2018, photo credit: Instagram
  • Phillip Newman, Scapegoat’s Reckoning, 2019, photo courtesy of Zeitz MOCAA
  • Massamba Mbengue-Foucteau, Surfing with Sharks, 2014, photo courtesy of Zeitz MOCAA
  • Xee Summer, Fok Voort, 2020, digital, photo credit: Instagram
  • Dèmi Alwar, Disorder, 2018, photo credit: Instagram
  • Christo Groenewald, Springs Unseen, 2020, photo credit: Instagram
  • Keishia Van Der Vent, Love Is Blind, 2020, photo credit: Instagram
  • Mabel Thandi & Lidudumalingani, Colonial Mentality, 2016, photo credit: Instagram
  • Chrislie Dreyer, Faceless, 2018, photo credit: Instagram