Musical Performances, Art Collaborations & Other Media

2001 & 2002: Ingrid’s work was profiled in a video to accompany the teaching publication “Crossings: Three Cape Town Poets” and in poem: imagine: film, a video educational resource, both produced by Devon County Council, Devon Curriculum Services.
2003: Two poems were set to music by South African composer Philip Miller in a cycle called “The Z3 Song Cycle” and performed at the New Music Indaba at the Grahamstown Festival.
2008 and 2013: Musical performance of de Kok poem Women and Children First set to music by American composer Chris Gable, and performed by the choir One Voice, Mixed Chorus and the Minnesota Philharmonic.
2003 and 2014: De Kok, I.J. Extracts from two poems in Particulars. David Goldblatt, Goodman Gallery Editions, 2003. Reprinted, Stedl 2014.
2009: Art work Conscious Object, by Angela Rose Voulgarelis using de Kok poem “Women and Children first”.
2013: Triptych of drawings: William Kentridge (drawing) and Ingrid de Kok (poem fragments). “For all we know, nothing is watching”.



Indian ink and computer printed texts on Universal Technological Dictionary (or Familiar Explanation of the terms) used in all Arts and Sciences by George Crabbe, 1826; collage on Velin Arches White. Each drawing 160 x 120 cm


Other poems have been performed or set to dance or music by actors, choreographers and composers at various events in South Africa.

Ingrid’s poems have been read on South Africa, BBC, Australian and Canadian radio.