Exhibitions produced and/or facilitated by the CHR at UWC are generated under its Aesthetics and Politics research platform, aimed at renewing a humanities inquiry through encounters with the visual and performing arts, and at critically investigating the intersection of the arts, politics, and publics in post-apartheid South Africa.
Revolutionary Papers Exhibition Launch
The Center for Humanities Research and Department of History at UWC, together with the Department of English at the University of Cambridge and the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics, invite you to a night of art, music, and conversations on anticolonial, anti-apartheid, left & liberation struggles.
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.
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.
The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2022 through online platforms and, where permitted, limited live events hosted in compliance with COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about events.