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The latest news from Michalis School of Fine Art.

Michaelis galleries closed until further notice
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 01:45

Due to construction on campus The Michaelis Galleries are closed until further notice. 

The Botswana Pavilion - No Return is an exhibition featuring Michaelis students.
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 10:30

The Botswana Pavillion - No Return is an exhibition featuring a selection of works from four Botswana artists; Thero Makepe, Kim Karabo Makin, LegakwanaLeo Makgekgenene and Thebe Phetogo.

Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz became the first scholar to hold the Tanner-Opperman Chair of African Art
Fri, 10 May 2019 - 14:30
Art historian Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz studies the rich visual culture of the ancient Kongo kingdom, uncovering beauty, resiliency, and identity.
Third Year Photographic Field Trip 2019
Mon, 06 May 2019 - 11:30

In the first week of May The 3rd year photography majors went on the annual Photographic Field trip with their lecturers Jean Brundrit and Svea Josephy.

Sitaara Stodel and Rosie Mudge on Borderlines exhibition in Mauritius
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 12:30

During the short vacation Photography Technician, Sitaara Stodel was an invited artist at an exhibition organised by The Third Dot in Port Louis, Mauritius.

Sony World Photography Awards in London
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 12:00

On the 17 April 2019 Carla-Meyer Kleinhans, a 4th year student at Michaelis, attended the Sony Award ceremony in London, with Associate Professor Jean Brundrit. Carla was placed in the top 10 of the international student competition.

‘Imposter’ graduates with full suite of distinctions
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 10:15

Despite 50 surgical procedures, burn wounds to 95% of her body and being given only a 20% chance of survival after a gas explosion 15 years ago, Aniek Nieuwenhuis has defied the odds and will join hundreds of University of Cape Town (UCT) graduates as they are capped this month.

Photo Students visit Pieter Hugo’s studio
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 15:15

On April 3 students specialising in Photography, including 3rd, 4th and MA students, were invited to Pieter Hugo’s studio in Cape Town.

LISTENING ROOM
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 10:15

An exhibition of sound-based work featuring Jenna Burchell, Mira Calix, FAKA, Mitchell Gilbert, Quaid Heneke, Dani Kyengo, Jabu Nadia Newman, Sean O’Toole, Mia Thom, Kemang Wa Lehulere with Mandla Mlangeni, and James Webb.

Michaelis student a finalist in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 11:45

Carla Meyer-Kleynhans ​is a final year student at Michaelis is one of ten finalists in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards. She was shortlisted for her series, ​Private Moments.

Conversations - Michaelis Staff Exhibition
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 11:45

Conversations, an exhibition of work by the staff of the Michaelis School of Art, which runs until 12 April, offers the opportunity to view the creations of celebrated artists like Pippa Skotnes, Penny Siopis and Vuyile Voyiya, among others.

Other staff whose work will be on display are Carine Zaayman, Nomusa Makhubu, Buhlebezwe Siwani, Catherine Ocholla, Rod Sauls, Berni Searle, Svea Josephy, Nina Liebenberg, Rory Emmett, Natasha Norman, Fritha Langerman, Kurt Campbell, Jean Brundrit, Martin Wilson, Sitaara Stodel, Stephen Inggs, Fabian Saptouw, Johann van der Schijff, Rowan Smith, Jonah Sack and Virginia MacKenny.

Peter Clarke Art Centre Open Day and Career Expo
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 10:45

On Saturday 23rd of February the Peter Clarke Art Centre held it’s annual fair and Career Expo. Micahelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town was represented by Associate Professors Jean Brundrit and Svea Josephy.

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