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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Michaelis Alumni on the 56th Venice Biennale, 9 May – 22 November 2015
Mikhael Subotzky on All The World’s Futures curated by Okwui Enwezor. ...
- Michaelis student to be a part of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Programme 2015. My name is Aaron Samuel Mulenga. I am a Zambian born in Lusaka but lived in Kitwe. I am currently in my third year majoring in Fine Art (sculpture) and Anthropology. ...
- Khanyisa Dada chosen as a finalist in the SA Taxi Foundation Art Awards. Artists were tasked with creating a work of art around the theme of ‘destination’ and then interpreting that work as a decal to be carried on minibus taxis. ...
- The Magnum Foundation has selected twenty-two year old South African photographer Sipho Mpongo as one their 2015 Human Rights Fellows. The Photography and Human Rights programme provides photographers from the Global South with scholarships and intensive training in the ethical use of photography in the advancement of human rights at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in New York City. Students will explore strategies for creating effective visual stories with the aim of advancing Human Rights in their home countries. ...
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.