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The latest news from Michalis School of Fine Art.

New Media students visited Milestone Recording Studio
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:45

The second year New Media class recently visited the Milestone recording studios as part of their Sound Art project.

Alex Oelofse, a recent Michaelis graduate was part of Seamester 2018
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 10:45

Alex Oelofse, a recent MIchaelis graduate, was fortunate to be a part of Seamester 2018, South Africa’s class afloat organized by the Head of Oceanography at UCT, Prof. Isabelle Ansorge.

A special viewing of the film Becoming Visible by Janet Solomon
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:15

Painter and photographer Janet Solomon has long been engaged with environmental concerns in her artistic practice. Best known for her Green Screen exhibition which travelled South Africa (2014 -2016) she is interested in the politics of nature representation and the limits of visualising the nonhuman. Seeking greater visibility for her concerns Solomon has recently turned her eye to cinematic film and made her first documentary Becoming Visible.

Michaelis remembers Bruce Arnott
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 18:15

Emeritus Professor Bruce Murray Arnott passed away in Cape Town on Friday 20 July, just short of his 80th birthday. He was a formidable sculptor and academic, who taught at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT between 1978 and his retirement in 2003, and continued his association as a postgraduate supervisor and examiner.

Michaelis graduates curating and exhibiting at Stevenson Galleries
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:15

Michaelis graduates curating and exhibiting at Stevenson Galleries, Cape Town and Johannesburg 5 July - 22 August 2018

Michaelis graduate Tiago Rodrigues is on show at SMAC Gallery
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:30

An exhibition titled Good Grief by Michaelis graduate Tiago Rodrigues is on show at SMAC Gallery from 7 July – 11 August.

Michaelis graduate and lecturer Rowan Smith exhibits at the Whatiftheworld Gallery
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:15

An exhibition titled Dead Centre by Michaelis graduate and lecturer Rowan Smith, will be on show at the new Whatiftheworld Gallery from 11 July – 18 August.

Michaelis graduates Xhanti Zwelendaba and Inga Somdyala collaboration
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:15

Michaelis graduates Xhanti Zwelendaba and Inga Somdyala have collaborated on an exhibition titled Amaqaba.

Michaelis graduate Bronwyn Katz exhibits in Paris
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:45

An exhibition by Michaelis graduate Bronwyn Katz, has opened at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.

Michaelis alumnus Haroon Gunn-Salie in New York and London
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:30

Haroon Gunn-Salie’s 17 crouching figures, Senzenina 2018, honouring the miners shot in the Marikana massacre of 2012 will be displayed in London’s Regent’s Park in July for Frieze Sculpture 2018.

Michaelis alumnus Lungiswa Gqunta exhibiting at Whatiftheworld Gallery and Manifesta Palermo 2018
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:30

Lungiswa Gqunta completed her MFA at Michaelis in 2017.  From 17 May-30 June, she is exhibiting Qwitha, her second solo exhibition at Whatiftheworld Gallery in Cape Town, and will also participate in the European Nomadic Biennial, Manifesta 12 in Palermo.

Michaelis alumnus Simphiwe Ndzube exhibits in Shanghai
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:30

The third solo exhibition of 2015 Michaelis graduate Simphiwe Ndzube has opened in Shanghai.

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