I Love You.... I Love You Not

Public Art project, Diepsloot, South Africa. Collaboration with Genevieve Blanchett, The Trinity Session and Diepsloot Arts & Culture Network.

Public Art via Performance Art

Alexandra Heritage Plaques

Plaque installed at Alexandra Heritage Site, Moses Kotane's Home, 32, 11th Avenue, Alexandra, South Africa

Alexandra Heritage Plaques

Buy an I Love Diepsloot T-shirt for the artists

Raising funds for the Diepsloot Arts & Culture Network, ZAR100 each

Buy an I Love Diepsloot T-shirt for the artists


Awareness day to promote toilet care in Diepsloot, hosted by WASSUP and Diepsloot Arts & Culture Network


At Sticky, we utilize participatory design methods to facilitate, co-ordinate and implement community-driven projects of all shapes and sizes. Our work is grounded in community capacity building, and we assist communities and stakeholders identify their goals, and to then build the skills and confidence they need to create change.

We have established long-term relationships with a number of grass-roots organizations in Diepsloot, with new relationships forming in other communities, and over the years we have worked together, with local government and businesses, to identify and deliver solutions to complex problems.

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VOLUNTEERS Health Habitat + WASSUP workshop


Health Habitat and World Skills Foundation are partnering with WASSUP in a sanitation studio in Diesploot, to upgrade 10 communal toilets with new designs & fit outs, plus install a series of data loggers & water metres to capture information on water loss & toilet usage, and compare to 10 controlled toilets.

We need volunteers for:

  • 1-10th March for preparation phase, assisting with refining construction design ideas, sourcing materials, and general gophering, working with WASSUP & Sticky Situations.
  • 10-18th March assist in teams (below) with construction, materials, and general gophering, working with visiting plumbers and experienced Health Habitat members.

You can choose the times and days that suit you.  Project briefing to be held 1st March.

 Contact / 0823677806 for more info.
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About an Architecture of Small Steps on a Long Road

Presentation by Paul Pholeros AM – architect & director of Healthabitat


FRIDAY SESSION 39 by 26’10 South Architects 


18:30,  FRO Music Lounge,  Shop 2,  7th Street Melville

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As the design team for this project, we would like to extend Participate’s invitation to their launch – in person or virtually –  of the Work with Us exhibition  and website on Monday September 16, and the  September 20 panel discussion. Participate seeks to inform and influence the post 2015 debate taking place in the UN General Assembly  September 24- October 2, 2013.

Jennifer van den Bussche | Sticky Situations |
Alexandra Cunningham |Boundless City  |
Anna Rubbo | Global Studio  | |

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BBC Africa : DACN fighting crime with art

Fighting Crime with Art in South Africa

Interviewee – Lucky Nkali, Diepsloot Arts & Culture Network + Diep Movement


DIEP FM radio license granted

BIG Congratulations to DIEP FM who have had their community radio station license granted from ICASA after 8 years of trying!!

WATCH THIS SPACE for developments


Buy an I Love Diepsloot T-Shirt for ZAR100.00 (not including postage)

Funds go toward the DACN [Diepsloot Arts & Culture Network] NPO who put on events, coordinate opportunities/workshops/employment, facilitate public art projects, and generally foster a network of artists in the township of Diepsloot.  Email or phone +27 82 3677 806.


Our international friends are taking LOVE DIEPSLOOT to a whole new level: also seen at Global Studio

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