Aug 25, 2020

Imaginary Futures

Mellon Post-doctoral fellow, Aja Marneweck, and CHR collaborators Net vir Pret, amongst many more artists are collaborating with the continuation of the award-winning participatory film and performance events in 2018 Sig/Sight and 2019 The Vertical Journey, Marcus Neustetter returns with a third reimagined experimental performance in 2020.
Jun 1, 2020

Die Virus

The song was inspired by a request made to Selanvor (who is fast becoming one of Barrydale’s celebrated young artists) from residents of the village, to create an artistic response to the virus and the time we are in now.
Nov 25, 2019

The Barrydale Giant Puppet Parade: mobilising creative ecologies in the Klein Karoo, South Africa

A new publication by Aja Marneweck explores the multifaceted process of creating the large-scale annual public puppetry event, The Barrydale Giant Puppet Parade, in the rural town of Barrydale, South Africa.

The CHR in the time of a global pandemic

In line with protocols introduced by government towards the prevention and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the CHR suspended its public events, seminars, and general fellowship program until further notice.  We wish CHR fellows, students, artists, colleagues and friends, as well as our partners and funders in South Africa and across the world much strength and compassion in these difficult times.


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