May 12, 2021

Remembering Tony Morphet

The CHR turns to its archive to recall the life of Anthony Richard Morphet, who passed away on 2 May 2021.
Nov 30, 2020

Chumisa Fihla’s inaugural exhibition at the AVA gallery

The Centre for Humanities Research is pleased to announce the opening of artist in residence in visual arts, Chumisa Fihla's inaugural exhibition "Legae/Kayalethu" at the AVA Gallery opening on the 26 November 2020.
May 12, 2020

The Humanities in Session with Kitso Lelliott

The CHR's A.W.Mellon Artist in Residence in Image and postdoctoral fellow, Kitso Lelliott was invited by the Kunstverein Braunschweig , Germany to create a work of video installations for the exhibition, THE FACULTY OF SENSING – Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo.
Sep 26, 2017

New Jerusalem

The CHR is pleased to invite you to the opening of ‘New Jerusalem’, an exhibition of photographic work by the Visual History class of 2017.
Jul 28, 2017

Hasan and Husain Essop

Athlone in Mind
Jul 24, 2017

Zyma Amien

Athlone in Mind
Jul 20, 2017

The CHR is happy to announce artist Jane Alexander as festival artist for the CHCI

Mar 24, 2017

Voortrekker Gateways Exhibition Opening

Nov 15, 2016

Visual Gateways Exhibition

Sep 1, 2016

People You May Know: A Performance at the Factory of the Arts

People You May Know was a collaborative performance and exhibition featuring Dathini Mzayiya, Brydon Bolton, Reza Khota, Thokozani Mthiyane, and Daniel Grey, held at the Factory of the Arts.
May 25, 2015

Interruptions: Posters from the Community Arts Project Archive

Open Design Festival, Cape Town City Hall, 13 – 23 August 2014
Quarter Gallery, Regis Centre for Art, University of Minnesota, 18 November – 10 December 2014
May 25, 2015

Uncontained: Opening the Community Arts Project Archive

Art.b Gallery, Bellville, 8 May – 18 June 2012
Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, 18 August 2012 – 12 April 2013

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2021 primarily through online platforms. Regulations permitting, the CHR plans to host limited live events in compliance with current COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about seminars, workshops, and arts events.

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