Announced the selected artists for the mentorship program with Sabine Theunissen at The Centre for the Less Good Idea


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Stella Olivier 


The Centre for the Less Good idea’s SO Academy, in collaboration with the UNITA program and Scenography Today are pleased to announce the selected 12 artists for
‘Thinking in Cardboard | a mentorship programme with international artist Sabine Theunissen’

Sabine Theunissen is an artist and theatre, opera, dance, exhibition designer, she began her long collaboration with William Kentridge in 2002.

Based in Brussels, Sabine is simultaneously working with other directors, choreographers and curators and is frequently invited to lecture and teach in art and architecture schools across Europe. In 2017, she has created her own studio “Le Squatelier” where she develops all her projects with her team, but also researches and experimental works. Sabine is an ambassador and advisor of the UNITA program at Scenography Today.

Sabine will be assisted throughout the mentorship by Marine Fleury, an architect, scenographer and set designer.

The selected artists are:

Buhle Xhegwana from Johannesburg, SA
Joshua Stanley from Cape Town, SA
Neo Phage from Johannesburg, SA
Amy-Sue Lithgow from Johannesburg, SA
Lilly Oosthuizen from Johannesburg, SA
Natalie Hlogi Paneng from Johannesburg, SA

Beatrice O’Connell from Dublin, Ireland
Dian Suci Rahmawati from Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Inés Marcó from Buenos Aires, Argentina
Beatrice Scaccia from New York City, USA
Xiyu Tomorrow, Chinese-Austrian based in Hamburg, Germany
Nicci Haynes from Ngunnawal Country, Australia

The outcomes of this mentorship will feature in Season 8, planned to open to the public in mid-October 2021.