In a rapidly shifting social context of a post-apartheid society, the study of the humanities offers creative possibilities for dealing with the challenges of globalisation, rapid technological change, and the legacies of colonialism and apartheid.
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The Flagship on Critical Thought in African Humanities of the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) constitutes an arena for scholarly exchange, artistic creation and public inquiry into African political subjectivity, art and society, and technology and the human.
Statement on the DST-NRF Flagship
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The musical animation is a first sample of the pluri-medial work for an Oratorio which is to be directed by one of India's foremost directors: Anuradha Kapur in Delhi. She and award-winning producer Deepan Sivaraman are working on Ari Sitas's libretto on the ghastly new world of contemporary material culture.
A Map of Suffering: Animation by Reza Khota and Kristy Stone
The 2016 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance, called Olifantland, a multilingual visual theatre show featuring five majestic life-size elephant puppets by Adrian Kohler from Handspring Puppet Company in collaboration with UKWANDA Puppet and Design Collective.
The 2016 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance
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