Performance held on June 9, 2017, on the occasion of the exhibition From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word.
Language is the mechanism whereby you understand what I’m thinking better than I do (where I is defined by those changes for which I is required).
South African of English, Dutch and Irish descent, Chris Mann started by working in rural development and poverty alleviation before becoming a writer and poet. This multi- faceted, multi-talented writer has also taught English in a rural school, lectured in English at Rhodes University. He has volunteered for various trusts, has been a parish councillor and was a founder and song-writer of Zabalaza, a cross-culture band performing in English and Zulu.