Our Artists in Residence


Luis Gimenez Amoros

Artist in residence, Postdoctoral

Chumisa Fihla

Artist in Residence, Art

Reza Khota

Department of History, Artist in Residence, PhD

Kitso Lynn Lelliott

Artist in Residence

Tony Bonani Miyambo

Artist in Residence, Theatre

Buhle Ngaba

Artist in residence

Zuko Wonderfull Sikhafungana

Early Career Doctoral Fellow

Khalid Shamis

Artist in Residence

Blake Steenkamp

Film

Ukwanda Puppets and Designs Art Collective

Factory of the Arts, Artists in Residence

More about Factory of the Arts


About the Factory of the Arts

Lodged in the larger initiative of the Flagship on Critical Thought in African Humanities, and supported through the CHR at UWC, the Factory of the Ar

Convening the Factory of the Arts

Convening the Factory of the Arts The Factory of the Arts provides a platform for […]

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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.

CHR’s Ukwanda Puppets off to Germany

The CHR is delighted to share Ukwanda’s incredible achievements.

The Arts and Rethinking the Subject

The CHR is delighted to be participating to the thematic session “The arts and rethinking the subject” as part of the first edition of the French-South African Science and Innovation Days.

The Crime Scene

Written and directed by CHR fellow Zuko Sikhafungana, The Crime Scene is on at Theatre Arts Admin Collective in early November.

Heidi Grunebaum selected for 2019/2020 Chapbook Series

Heidi Grunebaum has been selected as one of seven manuscripts for publication in the 2019/202 Chapbook Series.

Reza Khota Quartet to play at Cape Town International Jazz Festival

CHR Artist in Residence to perform at 20th annual festival

Sound Workshop with Dr. Thokozani Mhlambi

23 May 2018 at 1pm

Sexual Violence: Remembering, Representing, Resisting

Dialogue on Troubling Seasons of Hate

Jazz and the Politics of Co-Creation

On Friday 23 June, Kelley gives a presentation titled Jazz and the Politics of Co-creation. Hosted by […]

Olifantland – Barrydale Parade 2016

The 2016 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance brings you 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.

Images from Factory of the Arts

Arts Education Workshops in Puppetry, Performance and Visual Arts Arts Education workshops were conducted with […]

Art Week Cape Town 2016

The Factory of the Arts, a satellite of the CHR at UWC will be participating […]

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Jazz and the Politics of Co-Creation

On Friday 23 June, Kelley gave a presentation titled Jazz and the Politics of Co-creation.

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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