Apr 20, 2022

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.
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.
Jul 24, 2017

Athlone in Mind

Athlone in Mind is a digital platform, book (edited by Heidi Grunebaum), and exhibition of commissioned contemporary art – a group show curated by Kurt Campbell.
Jul 20, 2017

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

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.
Aug 5, 2016

Exhibition Launch: USAKOS: Photographs beyond Ruins

Feb 12, 2016

Usakos – Photographs Beyond Ruins: The Old Location Albums

  Namibian exhibition on photography and forced removal now opens at the District Six Museum […]
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

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.

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