Pantsula. Dance 4 Life!
Pantsula Book in collaboration with Chris Saunders
Graphik Design by Lorenzo Fanton
Between 2013 and
2016 Impilo Mapantsula has collaborated with South African photographer
Chris Saunders to document a large number of pantsula crews in the
different townships around Johannesburg. The book will include a series
of individual and group portraits, pictures of the main pantsula movements and texts by Sicelo Xaba and
The book will be published in January 2017 by Crowdbooks.
Chris Saunders / Crowdbooks
/ Lorenzo Fanton
Pantsula 4 Lyf: Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg
Pantsula Exhibition in collaboration with Chris Saunders
Fowler Museum, University of California Los Angeles
curated by Erica Jones
in collaboration with Daniela Goeller and Chris Saunders
will showcase the Pantsula series and a small body of historical images
of the culture with a special focus on the fashion and the movements.
Chris Saunders / Fowler Museum
Pantsula on stage
Auditions: August 2016
Rehearsal: September-October 2016
Showcase: November 2016
More information available soon.