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Conference Papers

History of Art Institute, NOVA University, Lisbon, Portugal. The Art Market and the Global South: 21 to 24 November 2019. How Validation Patterns Have Limited South-Centricity in the Contemporary African Art Ecology


University of Bayreuth, Germany. Iwalewahaus. FAVT: Future Africa; Visions in Time. November 8, 2015.  Archival Drag: Embodying the Future and Past through Dress


University of Johannesburg : The Archive in Practice: Photographies, Identities, Positionalities, Subjectivities: 18 to 20 March 2015

‘Archival Drag’: embodying history through dress 


Public Access: Johannesburg’s 2nd Conference on Public Art: 16 – 18 November 2012

Acts of Counterpenetration performance in Joburg’s Inner City


University of Johannesburg: Pointure: Pointing, Puncturing, Weaving and Lacing in Art practice and Textual Discourse - 15 August 2012 

Redressing: Activating performative and performance states through dance and dress in Nandipha Mntambo's Paso Doble


University of Cape Town: Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts: Exuberance 11 - 13 May 2012

(Re)Quoting the Masters: Dandyism and the pathology of excess in South African art and culture


Oxford University: Mansfield College: Fashion Conference – 22 - 25 September 2011

Against the Machine: The ‘Smarteez’ fashion a new post-apartheid identity


Rhodes University: Synthetic Dirt Colloquium – 23-25 April 2011

Spatial tourism: ‘Interspatial Commerce’ in Contemporary South African Art


University of Johannesburg: Space, Ritual, Absence: Liminality in South African Visual Art – 9-11 March 2011

Inside-Out: Unravelling the cultural positioning of Moshekwa Langa’s ‘Skins’


Iziko South African National Art Museum: Beyond the Racial Lens: The Politics of South African Documentary Photography, Past and Present – 18-21 August 2010

Circling sights of Trauma: Representations of Abjectness in Contemporary South African Photography


Rhodes University: Colours Colloquim – 27 – 28 March 2010

The Politics of Pink in the Art of Lawrence Lemaoana


University of Cape Town: Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts: pre-post-per-form - 20-22 February 2010

Mapping Shifting Fields: Exploring the Modes and Tools of Critical Analysis for Interdisciplinary and Performance Art




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