Together we can build & sustain. So WHY the hell are we not?​

We are an Arts-and Values- based social enterprise that explores, tackles and co-disrupts systems and approaches of research and participation to get people talking & designing


We are invested in and excited by co-exploring and co-creating inclusive and participatory engagement initiatives co-designed to be locally-relevant and -sensitive, interactive and celebratory to get people talking for greater impact.

Participatory Research & Workshops

We strive to actively explore and support participatory and applied research ventures in collaboration with partners/collaborators and varied stakeholders to ensure greater impact, co-ownership and co-learning and sharing.


We specialize in collaborative and participatory co-created storytelling processes, including: Our mission is to explore and create impactful stories informed by and including multiple voices and life experience to get people talking.


Interfer is an arts-based collaborative social enterprise that strives to positively co-disrupt systems of exclusion and hegemony through innovative and participatory arts, research, and programmes in collaboration with other professionals, people and artists. Our work is focused on exploring and developing arts-based research methods and approaches to amplify voices.

Our approach is grounded in participation, social innovation and building intersectoral, multidisciplinary meaningful relationships for mutuality.



ALIVE (Improving Adolescent Mental Health by reducing the impact of poverty) is a 5 year research project brings together psychological and poverty reduction mechanisms in an effort to reduce the incidence of depression and anxiety among adolescents in Colombia, Nepal

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Philippi Village

Philippi Village We Were Contracted By The Philippi Village To Design And Implement A Participatory Storytelling Process With 60 Persons – Including Local Young People, Siyangena Residents And Phillipi Village Tenants And Entrepreneurs – To Tell The Story Of The

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Planet Divoc 91 Interfer Has Been Working With VOCAL (University Of Manchester), Wowbagger Productions And DBT Alliance To Produce An Innovative Nine-Part Webcomic, Planet DIVOC-91. You Can Now See The First Chapter On Webtoon. Our Aim Is To Inspire Audiences, Create A

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Teenage Adolescent Advisory Group (TAG) 2018-2022

Project – 2018-2022 Interfer collaborated with the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Social Science Research department. We worked with this department to re-develop their research approach to be more participatory and reflective of young peoples’ interests and needs. Initially,

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Photovoice & Digital Storytelling

Participatory Murals & Storytelling We were tasked with capturing the experience of multiple families in Mtubatuba KZN, South Africa in collaboration with the African Health Research Institute, using simple animation and storytelling. ⁣ Our work was about using photovoice and

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Participatory Murals & Storytelling PayGas PayGas (Pty). Ltd. Is A LPG Retailer, That Provides Gas For Clients Through A Cashless Technology Allowing Customers To Fill Their Gas Cylinders With The Gas Quantity They Want To Consume (As Opposed To Purchasing

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UCT Swallowing The World

UCT Swallowing The World Swallowing The World Is A Curatorial Project And General Conversation Between Artists, Scientists, And Academics With The Intention To Narrate And Distil The Intricate Social, Political And Ethical Issues Related To Tuberculosis (TB) To A General

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VPUU Workshops & Teambuilding

VPUU Workshops & Teambuilding This mural was developed after a participatory storytelling process with young people in Villiersdorp to paint the Villiersdorp Youth Recreation Centre. Collabs: It was developed in collaboration with Chris Moyce, FOK and Bushywopp.  Share this post Previous

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VPUU Villiersdorp We worked with youth champions in Villiersdorp to develop conceptual murals using a storytelling approach. Murals were painted on the recently established Youth Recreational Centre. Collabs: FOK Share this post Previous Posts

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Soema Just

SOEMA JUST is an arts- and expressive-based creative IMAGINARIUM co-directed by FØK Alles, Adilah Petersen, FiftyP & Interfer. Apart from dreaming seemingly random and arbitrary ideas into fun projects, we are a specialized arts supply store and visual laboratory.

This is our little playground.

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