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					                        BIOGRAPHY




                   JEANNETTE GINSLOV




ARTISTIC
DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER FOR STAGE & VIDEO
VIDEO DANCE MAKER (DIRECTOR, PRODUCER & EDITOR)

MANAGEMENT
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR – WALKING GUSTO PRODUCTIONS

CURATOR
montage video dance festival (South Africa)
Screen Moves (Denmark)
MoveStream co-producer for www.dance-techTV

ACADEMIC
LECTURER
HOD
COURSE CONTROLLER

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR
SCREENDANCE WORKSHOPS
EMOTIONAL BODY WORKSHOPS




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                             PERSONAL PARTICULARS

Born                 24 May 1960 Durban South Africa.
Marital Status        Single Mother
Nationality           Danish
CPR:                 2405602434
Languages             English, Afrikaans, French, Danish
Address:             Islands Brygge 21,5 2300 Copenhagen S Denmark
Email:                 jeannette.ginslov@gmail.com
Mobile:                +45 2699 0363
URLs:
http://jeannetteginslov.com
http://www.youtube.com/WalkingGusto
http://vimeo.com/jeannetteginslov
http://www.dance-tech.net/profile/MoveStream

                          UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
2009 MSc Screendance (Distinction) School of Media Arts and Imaging, Duncan of
       Jordanstone College of Media Arts and Imaging, University of Dundee,
       Scotland.
2004 Alba Emoting Workshop with Dr Susana Bloch in Chile - 4 weeks
2002/3 Six Week Film and Video Production Course - AFDA
1999 MA in Choreography by Course Work, Rhodes University
       The Dance Factory -Newtown Johannesburg ‘a site of resistance’.
1982 BA Honours - University of Natal - Speech and Drama/Dance

                                DANCE EDUCATION
2009    Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion Choreographic workshop based on musical
        score and patterns – Findhorn 09-11 July
        Geneva sessions 09 – Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland - 8th to 19th June
        with Gilles Jobin, Marlon Barrios Solano (internet & max/msp/jitter) and Robert
        Wechsler (motion tracking): Image/Mouvement : New Mediation
        Nigel Charnock dance improvisation workshop at Dundee Rep Theatre May
        Multicam Shoot and Edit Workshop for The Scottish Dance Theatre Workshop with
        Bob Lockyer – February
2008    Screendance workshop with Douglas Rosenberg - October in Dundee Scotland and
        Wisconsin University USA
2007    Masterclass in Stage Lighting with Declan Randall
2006    Video Dance Masterclass at The Place in London: 13 – 20 Oct
1997    Choreographic Course - Theory and practical - Rhodes University.
1987    Teacher’s Course at le Centre National de Danse Contemporaine
1983    New York: Three months training - Nikolais/Louis Foundation of Dance,
        Randy Warshaw - Contact improvisation, Limon & Cunningham
1979/82 Contemporary techniques at Drama Dept. & Barefoot Dance Co.
1969/77 Classical ballet training, Royal Academy of Dancing, Intermediate.

                              PRESENT EMPLOYMENT


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1) Walking Gusto Productions
2) montage video dance festival and moves UK
3) ScreenMoves – Curator (Copenhagen)
4) MoveStream – Co Producer for www.dance-techTV.net
5) Screendance Workshop Facilitator
6) Shooting and editing dance trailers, performances for dance companies

Company Name: Walking Gusto Productions – multimedia dance theatre
(Association incorporated under section 21) Registration number: 2005 0304 7908
Languages: English, Afrikaans, French and Danish.


                                  CURATORSHIP

2010 ScreenMoves – Curator for Platform at DanseHallerne, Copenhagen
     MoveStream – Presenter for Online Screendance Platform and co-production
     with www.dance-techTV.net
2009 MONTAGE VIDEO DANCE FESTIVAL at FNB Dance Umbrella, Jomba! &
     National Arts Festival, Grahamstown.
     MONTAGE in AFRICA for moves 09 festival in Manchester UK.
2008 MONTAGE VIDEO DANCE FESTIVAL at FNB Dance Umbrella & National
     Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2007 MONTAGE VIDEO DANCE FESTIVAL at FNB Dance Umbrella
     Founder & Director and Curators – JGinslov & Gerard Bester

                    PROFESSIONAL TEACHING FULLTIME
2003/5 AFDA Full Time Lecturer at South African School of Motion Picture and Live
       Performance
       First to Fourth Years Discipline Champion for Physical Performance and Course
       Controller for First, Second and Fourth Years.
2000 Convenor - Artichoke - Multi media Arts Event
1999 Convenor - Johannesburg Art Gallery Initiative - JAGi
1998 Dance-X-Change Convenor, Dance Factory, Johannesburg
1997 Dance Company Manager, Johannesburg Dance Theatre
1992 PELMAMA ARTS ACADEMY, Dobsonville.
       Dept. Education and Training - Lecturer and HOD Dance Theory
1985 UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND
       Movement & Drama Lecturer (Full time post) 1st - 3rd year students.

                     TEACHING PART TIME/FREELANCE
2010    Screendance Workshop Dans och Cirkushögskolan/University, Dance and Circus
        for Camera – Summercourse, Stockholm, Sweden 15-18 June
        DVD for Dansens Dage to be shown in Ålborg, Århus and Odense.
        Danish Dance Archive – Editor for www.dansearkiv.dk Feb to April
        Screendance Workshop Moderne Dans Teatern, Sweden 15-18 June
        Screendance Classes First Years & Editing Classes for Masters Students


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       Skolen for Moderne Dans, Copenhagen
       Dance Composition Classes – Skolen for Moderne Dans
       Intern for HamletZar – 10-17 Jan in Aarhus Denmark, as Editor.
2009 Screendance Workshops
       12 & 13 Dec Adult W/S at DanseHallerne, Copenhagen
       16 & 19 Nov for Vesterbo Nyskole at Dansehallerne, Copenhagen
       Emotional Body Workshops
       AFDA Johannesburg & Scottish Dance Theatre, Dundee Scotland.
2008/9 Screendance Workshop Facilitator – University of Wisconsin Dance
       Department, Madison USA 2008, FNB Dance Umbrella Choreographer’s
       Residency Programme, Johannesburg 2008 & WGP Outreach Programme at
       AFDA, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009.
2006-8 Alba Emoting Coach at AFDA Jo’burg and Cape Town.
        Private Tuition in Emotional Body works/Alba Emoting and at
        Actor’s Centre Jo’burg

Before 2006:
Lectured Movement Studies at Rhodes, Wits and Zululand Universities, South Africa
Taught dance at Dance Factory, Pretoria Technikon, Market Theatre Lab, Johannesburg
Dance Foundation, Pelmama Arts Academy Soweto
Dance workshops & Company classes: Johannesburg Dance Foundation, First Physical
Theatre Co, State Theatre Dance Company, Jazzart, Federated Union of Black Artists,
Grahamstown/Hiveld Schools Festivals, Sprogcentret in Denmark, Centre National de
Danse Contemporaine in Angers, France, Movement work shops for Third World
Bunfight. Creative Movement workshops - Lyf and Siel - For Aardklop and Oudtshoorn
Arts Festivals - with Sandra Prinsloo and Willem Smuts - Raintree Productions


   AWARDS, BURSARIES, INVITATIONS, COMMISSIONS AND FUNDING
2010 Danish Dance Theatre - Commission to make dance video Autopsy|Eros
2008/9 Discovery Bursary – University of Dundee for MSc Screendance
2006-9 National Arts Council Company funding for Walking Gusto Productions
       Arts Alive commission – Launch of Walking Gusto Productions and production
       of PLACE – writing with stones and Traces Pathways
2006   Dept Sports, Arts, Recreation and Culture - funding for African Women’s
       Project – sanctum
2007/9 montage – video dance festival Partners – FNB Dance Umbrella, National Arts
       Festival, French Institute South Africa, Dibuka and JOMBA!
2006/7 NAC Company funding for Walking Gusto Productions
       Arts Alive commission – Launch of Walking Gusto Productions and production
       of PLACE – writing with stones and Traces Pathways
2005 FNB Dance Umbrella - Commission for dance film Breaking the Surface
       Main Programme Dance Umbrella 2006. National Arts Council Funding.
2005 First Physical Commission for Part One: Fear and Laughter - part of
       Red Crushed Velvet for the Grahamstown Arts Festival and touring SA.
2004 NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL for step by step/one step at a time



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        multimedia video and dance performance
2003    NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL, FNB Vita commission & BASA - Funding
        Phenomenomadic Main Programme - FNB Dance Umbrella 2003
        In collaboration with multimedia interactive digital artist Nathaniel Stern.
2001   JULIA - invited to perform at Holland Dance Festival
       NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL - Funding for rehearsals of JULIA
       AFDA - Sponsored rehearsal space for JULIA
2000   le Prix d’Auteur du Conseil Général Seine-Saint-Denis for
       written in blood presented at the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de
        Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris France.
       FNB Vita Award - Nomination for Most Outstanding
       Dancer in a Contemporary Style - for Lumbar # 5
       MTN - (Cell Phone network)
       Funding for launch of Artichoke 08 April 2000, Sandton Art Gallery.

                 CHOREOGRAPHY/PRODUCING/DIRECTION
                        (Underlined are Corporate Productions)
2008   eclectronic Multimedia dance work for the FNB Dance Umbrella Fringe -
       10 & 11 March at Wits Theatre. Dancers: Penni Ho Hin and Vishanti
       Arumugam Jeannette Ginslov live on stage mixing interactive media.
        sanctum - 28 Feb World Premiere at Creativity: the 11th biennial symposium on
       arts and technology at the Ammerman centre of Technology and Arts,
       Connecticut College, Connecticut USA. Vishanti Arumugam with Jeannette
       Ginslov live on stage mixing interactive media
2006   Writing with stones – Launch of Walking Gusto Productions – Arts Alive
       Festival, Wits Theatre
       Breaking the Surface - FNB Dance Umbrella - Commission for dance film
       EXXARO - Launch of BEE Mining Company for VWV
       Constitution Hill Event and Head Office in Pretoria
2005   First Physical Commission for Part One: Fear and Laughter - part of
       Red Crushed Velvet for the Grahamstown Arts Festival and touring SA.
2004   step by step/one step at a time multimedia video and dance performance
       FNB Dance Umbrella Wits Theatre
2003   wolf at the door/cry wolf - Multi media dance work For Women's Festival
       Dance Factory
       Wild Dogs - Launch for Novartis Drug Co. - Seed Communications
       phenomenomadic - Main Programme - FNB Dance Umbrella 2003
       In collaboration with multimedia interactive digital artist Nathaniel Stern.
       WHISPER - Coty Perfume Launch at Gallagher Estate for Seed
       Communications.
2002   Da da da da Dance René Saans - for Arcadia 3, at Carfax
       PHATA PHATA - for AFDA show at Aardklop. Director - Deon Opperman
       FNB inhouse Equity Forum Corporate Show - Sun City
       Tales of the Cyberwhore - National Arts Festival. Multimedia solo. (50 mins.)
       deplug - Multimedia improvisation piece in collaboration with Marcus
       Neustetter and Andr van Rensburg. Performed at FNB Dance Umbrella &
       Carfax “Arcadia”.


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 2001   entraced - Multimedia performance improvisation piece in collaboration with
        Nathaniel Stern and Jahn Beukes, Genkor Gallery RAU for 3rd Annual
        Conference on www Applications.
        Clinical Capsule - multimedia interactive dance/music/art work -
        Dance Umbrella & National Arts Festival Main Programme 2001
        South African School for Film and Dramatic Art - Awards Evening Dance
        Shining Light Awards for De Beers - A multimedia dance/music/video
        jewelry/fashion Awards Event for Blue Moon.
        Cats Rugby Team Cheerleaders Choreographer - for Blue Moon
2000    Clinical Capsule - multimedia interactive dance/music/art work -
        Arts Alive International Dance Festival - Dance Factory. Dance Umbrella &
        National Arts Festival Main Programme 2001
        written in blood - Finalist for the Rencontres Chorégraphiques
        Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis in Paris, France.
        Julia DNA/STDC Collaboration with OHM, Warrick Sony, Roger
        Smith. A multi media show including dance/theatre/music/video.
        L’Oreal Hair Product Launch Nutrisse- For Blue Moon
        Lumbar # 5 - Dance Shongololo, Playhouse, Durban.
        Corporate Show for Shoestring Productions - with Brendan Jury and Ellis
        Pearson. for Coronation Investment Bankers
        The Curse of Iron - Commissioned by the Finnish Embassy for the Kalevela
        Celebrations.

                                PERFORMANCES
2008 eclectronic Multimedia dance work for the FNB Dance Umbrella Fringe -
     10 & 11 March at Wits Theatre. Dancers: Penni Ho Hin and Vishanti Arumugam
     with Jeannette Ginslov live on stage mixing interactive media.
     sanctum - 28 Feb World Premiere at Creativity: the 11th biennial symposium on
     arts and technology at the Ammerman centre of Technology and Arts,
     Connecticut College, Connecticut USA. Vishanti Arumugam with Jeannette
     Ginslov live on stage mixing interactive media
2003 phenomenomadic - Main Programme - FNB Dance Umbrella 2003
     In collaboration with multimedia interactive digital artist Nathaniel Stern.
     entraced - Interactive/multimedia Improvisation Performance piece in
     collaboration with Nathaniel Stern - at Mooi Mark Video Installation and
     Bassline for New Music SA Launch.
2002 Tales of the Cyberwhore.
     National Arts Festival Grahamstown. Multimedia solo 50 mins.
     Woman’s Arts Festival - Main Stage, Market Theatre and Arcadia 2 - Carfax
     da da da da Daans Renée Saans - Arcadia 3, Carfax.
     Otoplasma - dancer, Arcadia 3, Carfax.
     deplug - Multimedia improvisation piece in collaboration with Marcus
     Neustetter and André van Rensburg. Performed at FNB Dance Umbrella &
     Carfax
     entraced - At Turbine Hall for Backstage DJ Search - Big Time Sweets &
     Shoestring Productions



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2001 entraced - Interactive/multimedia Improvisation Performance piece for the 3rd
     Annual www Conference @ Genkor Art Gallery, in collaboration with Nathaniel
     Stern and Jahn Beukes
     Julia - Holland Dance Festival, Den Haag.
     Clinical Capsule
     FNB Dance Umbrella Johannesburg,
     Standard Bank National Arts Festival Grahamstown, Main Festival.
2000 Clinical Capsule - Arts Alive International Dance Festival
     Lumbar #5 for Launch of Artichoke Sandton Art Gallery


                                   VIDEOS/FILM
                   CHOREOGRAPHER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR
2010 Walk 01 | braemar/balmoral Scotland 08:17 Shoot and edit JGinslov
     autopsy|eros 10 mins Commissioned by the Danish Dance Theatre for 2011
     DANSE BALLADE, Dansens Hus. Shoot of Upper Cut and Body of Bones
      Workshops at Schools in Denmark for Dk Kunst website
     DANISH DANCE ARCHIVE LAUNCH – edited 6 minute video for Launch 29
      April
     DANCE OF THE ORIXAS for HAMLET ZAR Doccie. 3 min doccie Screened at
      Barbican London. Denmark
      ALWAYS NOW SLOWLY 5, 1min Trailers & 4 Doccies for Lars Dahl
      Pedersen, Running Sculpture, Copenhagen, Denmark
     MILONGO TANGO – 3min. Shoot and edit, Denmark
     BOND AGE - 6 mins Dhoot and edit, Dancer Helle Fuglsang, Denmark
     SMD TEASERS for two Masters students at SMD, Denmark
      HamletZar Doccie (03’45”) Intern Editor for HamletZar, for Barbican
      London
      Always now Slowly: 4 trailers 2min & 4 doccies 60 min for
      choreographer Lars Dahl Pedersen Running Sculptures Company, DK.
      Milongo Tango – 3min. Shoot and edit
2010 HAMLET ZAR Doccie. Intern Editor for HamletZar, for Barbican London.
      ALWAYS NOW SLOWLY 5 Trailers & 5 Doccies for Lars Dahl Pedersen,
      Running Sculptures
      DANISH DANCE ARCHIVE - trailer 6 min for Launch dansearkiv.dk
      MILONGO – 3min. Shoot and edit
      BOND AGE 6 mins Shoot and Edit Dancer Helle Fuglsang
2009 CHOREO ROAM 09. Doccie. Director, Producer & Editor
      SANCTUM I & II - Director, Producer & Editor
      CoNCrEte - Director, Producer & Editor
      JULIA’S STORY - Director, Producer & Editor
      URBANATURE– Mentor: Shoot and edit for student video – Victoria Meyers
      LORENZO’S CHOPPING BOARD (00’30”)
      Video & edit - Jeannette Ginslov Performer - Lorenzo de Angelis June 2009 gva
      sessions, Lausanne, Switzerland
      LORENZO DE ANGELIS INTERVIEW (02’00”)



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       Video & edit - Jeannette Ginslov Performer - Lorenzo de Angelis June 2009 gva
       sessions, Lausanne, Switzerland
       GILLES JOBIN TEACHES CLASS GVASESSIONS 09 (07’36”)
       Camera & Edit - Jeannette Ginslov. Gilles Jobin teaches class to gvasessions09
       participants 16 June 2009 at Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland.
       ALEXANDRA MACDONALD IMPROV (01’08”)
       Camera & Edit - Jeannette Ginslov. Dancer Alexandra Macdonald improvs at
       gvasessions 09. 18 June 2009 at Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland.
       MURIEL’S CLASS GVASESSIONS09 (04’38”)
       Camera & Edit - Jeannette Ginslov. Muriel Romero gives a Laban choreographic
       class to gvasessions09 participants. 18 June 2009 at Arsenic, Lausanne,
       Switzerland.
       TRANCHE VIRTUELLE – Installation made in jitter - Director, Producer &
       Editor for Geneva Sessions09, Lausanne, Switzerland June 2009
       ONLINE CAMERA – LIVE BROADCAST for dance-tech.net – performances at
       Geneva Sessions 09. Camera for live broadcast of Esculturas Humanas and
       Murile Romero. Geneva Session 09/made in Lausanne Théâtre Arsenic 16 Juin
       2009.
       CRUX – Dir – Katrina McPherson - Runner and lighting
2008   FREEDOM - Director, Producer & Editor
       KAROHANO - Director, Producer & Editor
       ECLECTRONIC - Director, Producer & Editor
2007   ANATOMY OF LOSS (Choreog: Zoey Lapinsky), MOUNTAIN WATERS,
       SCREWED Director, Producer & Editor
2006   SLIP – Dir J Ginslov for Video Dance Masterclass at The Place
       London: 13 – 20 Oct, Shown at Dance on Screen Festival, Escapade - moving
       arts base – London, and Dance:Film 07 Edinburgh, Scotland
2005   BREAKING THE SURFACE – Dir J Ginslov
2004   KOFFIFI – Film Dir Mic Mann
2004   COCA COLA POP STARS video - choreographer
2003   SUMURU Dancer. Director: Darryl Roodt
2003   STORMS OF THE HEART - Prod: Total Eclipse Films for SABC 3
       WATERSHED MUSIC VIDEO - Prod: Fingerprint Films, Dir: Jacques du Preez
       AARDKLOP VIBE, Launch for Aardklop Festival – SABC

                                 INSTALLATIONS

TRANCHE VIRTUELLE
         for Geneva Sessions 09 – with max/jitter patch
         sound activated video installation
IN TOUCH Installation at University of Wisconsin Art Gallery in Madison, USA
         15 November 2008. A Dundee/Wisconsin University Digital Art
         Department exchange
SEE/SAW  Installation at the Johannesburg Art Gallery
         Joubert Park Project in collaboration with web artist Marcus Neustetter




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                                    COMMITTEES
2003      Johannesburg Development Agency - Steering Committee for Newtown
          Dance Centre
2000      Artichoke - Chair and Convenor
1998/9    Johannesburg Art Gallery Initiative (JAGi) Chair & Convenor
1994/5    Dance Alliance Executive & Director Dance Factory Executive
1993/4    Grahamstown National Arts Festival - Joint Working Group Dance Rep
          National Arts Policy Plenary - Dance Alliance Rep
          Amstel Fringe Awards Judge
          Dance Theatre of Harlem - Working Group Committee
1990      Founder of Dance Alliance
          Performing Arts Workers Equity Interim Committee - Dance Rep

         WRITTEN PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS FOR CONFERENCES

2007 sanctum : slipping into someone else’s skin at the interface of body, mind and
technology.
i) Accepted but not presented (re)Actor 2: The 2nd International Conference on Digital
    Live Art, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.
ii) Accepted but not presented Intimacy Conference: Across Digital and Visceral
    Performance - Goldsmiths Digital Studios London
iii)The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College, USA.
     11th Biennial Symposium for Arts &Technology, February 28 2008

2000 Choreographing the visceral - “written in blood”
The South African Performer’s Voice and Movement Educators Society
University of Pretoria
22-26 September 2000

1999 Choreographing the visceral - “written in blood”
i) The South African Performer’s Voice and Movement Educators Society, University of
Pretoria
ii) Confluences 2 “Articulating the Unspoken” University of Cape Town
1999 Confluences 2 “Articulating the Unspoken”
University of Cape Town
14-17 July 1999


                              EDUCATIONAL HANDBOOK

2006: Contribution to Gauteng Institute for Educational Development A Student and Teacher’s
Guide for the Curriculum Development Project for Arts and Culture Education and Training


                    PRESENTATIONS AS SCREENDANCE ARTIST

Introduction to Screening: Karohano, sanctum I & II and CoNCrEte



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Danish Film Institute, Cinemateket, Copenhagen 29 April 2010, for Dansens Dage
Geneva Session 09, Arsenic, Gilles Jobin Dance Company – Lausanne, Switzerland, June
2009
Wisconsin University, Media and Art Dept– Madison USA, November 2008

Dance and new media or “post choreography”
The Digital Soiree
University of Witwatersrand
Wits School of Arts, Digital Arts
11 July 2008


                                 EXPERIENCE IN

First Aid, Lighting, Stage Management & Prompt, Ramp, Range & Photographic
Modelling, Radio Work, Circus Skills (Juggling, Tightrope, Walking and Tumbling),
Singing, PC literate, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools.

                                     REFEREES


Gair Dunlop          The School of Media Arts & Imaging,
                     University of Dundee, Perth Road, Dundee, Scotland
                     G.Dunlop@dundee.ac.uk
                     +44 (0) 1382385352

Simon Fildes         Directors
Katrina Mc Pherson   Goat Media Ltd Company
                     6 Glenferness. Nairn, Scotland UK 1V12 5UP
                     +44 (0) 131 2086677
                      Mobiles +44 (0)7813714951 or +44 (0)7798563799
                      sfildes@mac.com
                      katrinamcpherson@mac.com

Prof. G Gordon        Head of Department: Rhodes Drama
                   Artistic Director
                   First Physical Theatre, Rhodes University
                     PO Box 94, Grahamstown
                      6140 South Africa
                      T: +27 (0)46 603 8538
                   C: +27(0)82 445 0985
                   g.gordon@ru.ac.za


Anton Basson         Dean of Learning AFDA
                     South African School of
                     Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance


                                                                                    10
41 Frost Avenue
Auckland Park
Johannesburg
2092 South Africa
T: +27 11 482 8345
C: +27 82 870 5572
anton@afda.co.za




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