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Community Outreach Programmes

This is a portal for online public archives of counter narratives, community media productions, interviews, stories and activities for the communities of Durban and surrounding areas.

This initiative is addressing the need to increase the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTís) tools and related social media platforms to facilitate and amplify citizen voices and grassroots exchange, dialogue, and collaboration the initiative has a regional, continental and global orientation.

Date: Monday, March 21st- 31 March, 2011
Time: 09:30 AM‑ 03:30 PM
Location: 1st Floor North Block, The Drill Hall Precinct
Twist & Plein Street, Joubert Park, 2044; Opposite the Noord Taxi Rank/Shell garage

Durban sings! Workshop with Jozi Producers Program:
Monday, 21 March (AM) - D/Sings arrive in Jozi
Monday, 21 March- Tues, 22 March - Setting up & final logistics.
Wednesday 23 March - Tuesday 29 March - Run the program (as sent earlier)
Wednesday 30 March - Evaluation & Way-forward.
Thursday 31 March (AM) - Exit D/Sings!
Total ten (days) in Johannesburg, nine (9) of which are residential

A participatory audio media and oral history environment including:
  • Drop-in recording studio

  • Drop in audio editing and on-line broadcast studio

  • Listening room and exhibition (documentation of 'slow broadcast' and oral history tools in process)

  • All parts of the environment facilitated by DURBAN SINGS producers

  • On-air broadcast involving local radio stations

  • On-line broadcast involving international participants and stations

  • Pavement-broadcast

  • Open mic, DJ, speakers on pavement, street recordings, mixing from DURBAN SINGS archive and contributions from passers-by in Johannesburg)