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A Book of Grooving- (a trail of waves)
Cape Town, 1999

In this sequel to 'A Book of Giving,' the artist and an accomplice, Zola, take an afternoon walk around the township of Langa. The artist greets passers-by on the street and when someone returns the greeting they are approached. It is requested that Gregg and Zola may accompany them until they greet someone else. When this happens, Gregg and Zola walk with that new person until they in turn greet somebody.

During the course of the afternoon, a route unfolds which winds through the entire township and involves 18 people. The afternoon is documented with audio recordings of the participant's voices, photographs, notes on each encounter and maps of the route as it unfolds.

The success of such a project relies on its being situated in a relatively small and informal community where people interact freely on the streets. The project reveals many interesting details of the daily activities of the local residents as well as the problems of entering into such a community as an outsider.