Feb 15, 2021

The Way to Greatmore

Inviting Artists and Scholars to Reimagine the Future of the Humanities Beyond the Divided City.
Oct 20, 2020

Ambivalent. Photography and Visibility in African History Book Launch

Edited by Patricia Hayes and Gary Minkley Published by Ohio University Press, 2019
Jul 25, 2019

CHR’s Phokeng in Curatorial Intensive Residency in Dakar

Between the months of March and May 2019, Phokeng Setai participated in a curatorial intensive residency program with the Raw Material Company in Dakar, Senegal. During this program curatorial practices were discussed in their many variations - from the early beginnings of the practice to its current formulations.
Oct 29, 2018

Seminar: Philipp Schorch

Two Germanies: ethnographic museums, (post) colonial exhibitions, and the ‘cold odyssey’ of Pacific objects between East and West.
Oct 1, 2018

A Future Museum Against Apartheid

This short documentary film showcases the work of the Art Against Apartheid collection.
Sep 28, 2018

Ife and Bilal Performance

1 & 2 October, Theatre Arts Admin Collective
Sep 27, 2018

Report of the Activities of the Chair of LoKO in the second quarter

LoKO (the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects) is immersed in a busy cycle of making and thinking.
May 17, 2018

The Art of Puppetry

Professor Jane Taylor, Andrew W Mellon Chair of Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance, was in conversation with Northwestern University theatre historian Professor Dassia Posner on puppetry and object theatre.
May 3, 2018

Report of the Activities of the Chair of LoKO in the first quarter

The most recent very significant threshold to note is that the Greatmore building in Woodstock, which will house the Laboratory of Kinetic Objects, has finally...
Mar 5, 2018

Activities of the Chair in Aesthetic Theory and Material Performance

3 - 16 March 2018
Oct 31, 2016

CHR receives two grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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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