CHR Winter School, 2022: On the question of the minor A reading by Emma Minkley and Kiasha Naidoo
The CHR hosted its annual Winter School from 17 to 20 October 2022 at the District Six Homecoming Centre in Cape Town.
The Net vir Pret Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance: 18 December 2022
Rehearsals are full steam ahead in Barrydale for the 2022 Puppet Performance and Parade created and produced by members of the CHR and aesthetic education partner, Net vir Pret.
Public Lecture: Brian Friel’s Making History and Colonial Ireland
The CHR in partnership with Zeitz MOCAA invites you to a public lecture by Professor Jane Ohlmeyer.
What A Wonderful World
The 2021 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance centres on a family living in Barrydale and the connection a young woman has with an ancient indigenous tree, Old Gwarrie, as well as with the wonderful world she calls home.
CHR Artist in Residence Tony Bonani Miyambo performs Commission Continua for the 2021 National Arts Festival Experience.
Breaking Ground at Greatmore
With construction underway on Greatmore, a sod-turning ceremony was held to celebrate the coming to fruition of the proposal for an arts and humanities hub supported through the DSI-NRF Flagship and the NIHSS.
A Celebration of Puppetry at the Boschendal Plum Festival
Life-sized elephant puppet Mnumzane strolled across the Boschendal Estate on Sunday 14 March 2021, accompanied by little elephant Alfie, their path criss-crossed by the boisterous Dassie puppet.
40th Anniversary of the Handspring Puppet Company
Friday February 5th marks the 40th anniversary for the Handspring Puppet Company, collaborators in the aesthetic endeavours of the CHR, most particularly as creative mentors to the Ukwanda Puppetry and Design Collective, as well as the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects (LoKO).
The Final Spring (Barrydale 2019)
The Centre for Humanities Research and partners Net vir Pret present the ninth annual Barrydale Giant Puppet Parade and Performance.
The 2017 annual meeting of the CHCI hosted by the UWC Centre for Humanities Research
The 2017 annual meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) explored the multiple ways in which improvisation has enabled and facilitated the study of the humanities, not least in times of great social upheaval.
Barrydale Annual Parade and Performance
In 2013 Mthombeni worked with the Magpie Art Collective, Net Vir Pret, Handspring Trust and the CHR in Barrydale on a puppet theatre production under […]
Community Arts Project Photo Collection
The Community Arts Project (CAP) Collection was acquired by the CHR at UWC in 2009 through a donation from the Arts and Media Access Centre (AMAC), which had previously operated as CAP. The collection consists of various bodies of visual work, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, posters, prints and photographs.
Community Arts Project Poster Collection
Community Arts Project Poster Collection The Community Arts Project (CAP) Collection was acquired by the CHR at UWC in 2009 through a donation from the […]
Community Arts Project Print Collection
Community Arts Project Print Collection The Community Arts Project (CAP) Collection was acquired by the CHR at UWC in 2009 through a donation from the […]
Art against Apartheid Collection
Art against Apartheid Collection ‘Art against Apartheid’ was an exhibition assembled by the Association of Artists of the World against Apartheid, headed by Ernest Pignon-Ernest […]