Rodney Place

Rodney Place is a South African inter-media artist and director. He studied at the Architectural Association School in London in the 70s, before moving to the USA. He returned to South Africa in 1996. Hes lived and worked in over 20 countries, presenting his work to a variety of theatre, art and film audiences. His interests often lie in urban inductions through performance, installation and architecture. unSUNg CITY (2000) was an urban opera set in a disused car park in central Johannesburg. Most recently in Through the glass, darkly, he explored with students the narrative potentials of Facebook and Shop Fronts in Vienna and Brussels.