Photos: Celebrating Jakes Gerwel’s legacy

Jakes Gerwel’s legacy was celebrated on 10 November in Woodstock in various ways – from talks about relevant topics, music performances, poetry, theatre to a photo exhibition.

Valmont Layne and Reza Khota
Dhatini Mzayiya painting, with Luis Gimenez
Alan Burgess in conversation with Rashid Lombard.
Andries du Toit, Henry Jeffreys and Bill Nasson
Antjie Krog in conversation with Heindrich Wyngaard.
Rashid Lombard hanging banner of Jakes Gerwel and Nelson Mandela
Exhibition by Rashid Lombard
Rashid Lombard and Jay Naidoo
The quad where music and poetry were performed.
Siphokazi Mpofu in Warona
A scene from Warona by Ukwanda Puppet Company
Captivated audience
Audience enjoying the performance.
Achmat Dangor
Hein Gerwel
Heindrich Wyngaard
Jay Naidoo in the audience
Performance by Yoh! learners
Phoebe Gerwel
Premesh Lalu
Mercy Kannemeyer and Heindrich Wyngaard
Tyrone Pretorius, rector of UWC
Francis Petersen, rector of the University of the Free State
Hein Gerwel and Jessie Burgess
Steward van Wyk, Danie van Wyk, Ria Olivier, Michael Jonas and René Arendse
Performance by Lingua Franca
Pieter Odendaal reading his poetry.