ACCESS DENIED

UNMUTE DANCE COMPANY

WESTERN CAPE

The Unmute Arts Ability Festival is South Africa’s premier Integrated Arts Platform, annually it presents world-class collaborative artistic works by artists with mixed abilities.

During the 2020 Unmute arts ability festival, the collaborative and creative processes which the festival cultivates, spured the creation, rehearsing and recording of a new work by the Unmute ArtsAbility dance company titled, Access denied.

The NAC administered PESP funds were intended to be used by the company to complete the post production work including final missing and editing. The company, with the completed work would have had the possibility to propose their new work to national and international platforms.  The editing is complete however payments for work done have not been made as the NAC has not yet released the PESP funding.