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Space Station: A mini golf art experience

Date Released: Thu, 19 November 2015 09:03 +0200

In fulfilment of her Master of Fine Art degree, Rhodes University student Chiro Nott presents Space Station: A mini-golf art experience. More than an art exhibition, this show presents an
interactive, mobile event suitable for young and old alike. The show, which takes the form of a 9 hole miniature golf course, will be laid out along the disused railway tracks starting at the
corner of Howick and Constitution street and finishing on Fitzroy Street where members of the public are invited, at no charge, to participate between 10 am and 4 pm on Saturday the
28th November.

This sociable day out takes its inspiration from mobility, golfing culture and the complexities of living in contemporary South African societies. The event draws into focus daily
negotiations between multiple characterisations of ourselves in our everyday lives as we engage within contexts of cultural diversity. 'Space Station' offers the enjoyable platform of a
9 hole miniature golf experience as a means to dissect and reflect on individual and collective performed identities through processes of socio-spatial experience.

The public is invited to engage in the metaphor of processual mobility on the train tracks (as urban ruins of mobility) in relation to visual triggers associated with walked urban experience to explore how they, as “players”, accesses knowledge in relation to spatial and social
requirements.

Each four ball alliance (the course may only be plyed in teams of four) will be given a score card and each player a ball. The players walk and play all nine holes while keeping count of their scores. At the end of the course the scores are tallied and a single winner from the four is determined. Each team’s scores are also tallied and the team with the lowest score of the day will be awarded a prize. Once the course has been completed, players keep their ball as a souvenir. Transport back
to the starting point will be provided where boerewors rolls, hot dogs and refreshments will be sold by the Raphael Centre.

Participants will be accommodated on a first come first
served basis.

“Space Station? is supported by IZENZO.

Put on your hats and walking shoes- don’t miss this fun family day out!

For more info contact Chiro:
Email: nottcarolyn@gmail.com Cell: 074 127 9275

Source:Rhodes Fine Art