Michaelis is staffed by some of South Africa’s leading fine artists, curators and art academics. Internationally, the school is recognised as one of South Africa’s foremost institutions for the study of fine art and new media at an advanced level.
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- The Art of Public Space - Curating and Re-imagining the Ephemeral City is a book recently published by Author Kim Gurney with Palgrave Macmillian ...
- Mohau Modisakeng has won the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for 2015. Mohau Modisakeng is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily as a sculptor who moves into performance, video and photography as the concept requires. ...
- Alumni and Tierney Fellows Nobukho Nqaba and Ashley Walters are taking part in Recontres de Bamako: Telling Time. Their exhibition is curated by John Fleetwood (Market Photo Workshops), Jo Ractliffe (WITS), Jean Brundrit and Svea Josephy (Michaelis School of Fine Art). ...
Michaelis alumni, Nobokho Nqaba has been selected for Lagos Photo Festival 2015
In 2010 Lagos Photo Festival launched as the first and only international photography festival in Nigeria, Africa’s booming economic centre. Over the course of a month the festival creates a platform for exhibition and discussion of the African design. ...
Visual and Art History is a six-course major available to students in the Humanities Faculty studying towards a BA degree. The courses provide an opportunity to study both the history of the fine arts and the history of other key visual traditions and cultures, including architecture, interior and industrial design and dress.
The Honours programme in curatorship is offered in close collaboration with Iziko South African Museums. The programme offers courses in the theory and practice of curatorship, developing in students a sophisticated awareness of the practicalities, politics and poetics of working with collections of many kinds.