Colleen Alborough is a digital multimedia artist living and working in
Johannesburg. She completed her BA (Fine Arts) with distinction at the
University of the Witwatersrand, and is currently completing a MA (Fine Arts) at
the same institution.
As an artist Alborough is interested in the intersection between traditional art
media and new technologies. This includes creating experimental installation
spaces that encourage the viewer to explore and interact with the work in order
to complete the narrative of the installation. She has presented labor intensive
environments and digital applications and animations, which are combined into
evocative and experiential spaces that foreground questions around identity,
memory, social interactions and responsibilities and the exploration of self.
Colleen Alborough and Joćo Orecchia
video: Between, featured in City Breath
Joćo Orecchia is an electro acoustic musician based in Johannesburg, South
Africa. His is a process orientated practice, mixing improvisation with loosely
precomposed material, finding joy in accidents and mistakes.
Joćo has collaborated with many fine artists and arts organizations from around
South Africa. Focusing on alternative sound approaches he has been exploring
ideas of randomness, composition based on source material from field
recordings and the effect this can have on an audience's perception of space or
Prior to Johannesburg, Joćo spent several years in Berlin, Germany, where he
composed music for theater, film and dance performance.
Joćo's music has been released on several albums and compilations in
Germany and New Zealand. His newest album, Hands and Feet was
released in 2009.