Michaelis alumni Lisa Brice first began working on her series of blue female nudes in 2014. “The situations are imagined,” she says, “but based on real experience.” They’ve been all-consuming at times: “I painted a group of 60 continuously day and night for a month,” she says.
Visiting lecturer form Johannesburg’s Market Photo Workshops, Mack Magagane and Michaelis staff Sitaara Stodel and Svea Josephy, took the second year photography students on a walking photography tour of the city this week, looking for inspiration for Mack’s “Invisible Cities” project.
The annual Tierney Fellowship workshops were held at Michaelis in February. Our colleagues from Market Photo Workshops and WITS came to Cape Town and our invited guests were artists Pieter Hugo and Jo Ratcliffe and academics Dr Nomusa Makubu (from UCT Art History and Discourse of Art) and Prof Adam Haupt (UCT, Film and Media Studies).
The Michaelis Galleries presents an exhibition titled "The Masters Showcase 2017" with exhibited works by alumni of the 2017 Masters programme. Exhibiting artists are Kirsten Lilford, Sethembile Msezane, Janis Mulligan, Sohette Wait and Margeurite Moon.
UCT hosts open days aimed at high school students and other prospective learners, their families, teachers and guidance counsellors.This event presents an ideal opportunity for school-going learners and their parents or guardians to explore the vast range of study options that UCT showcases on this day. Open days give learners the chance to find out for themselves exactly what certain fields of study entail. The opportunity to speak to someone face-to-face about the different academic programmes and what they involve is absolutely vital to making the appropriate study choices. The next UCT Open Day will take place on 21 April 2018
We are inviting applications from undergraduate students for Materials Bursaries for 2018. All students who need financial support are encouraged to apply, but we particularly encourage applications from Financial Aid or GAP funded students. Financial need and student performance will also be taken into account when making the awards.
Would you like an update on the water crisis? Future Water presents a talk by Dr. Kevin Winter "Cape Town's water crisis before Day Zero" on Monday 12 February 2018 at the New Lecture Theatre, Upper Campus, UCT from 13:00 - 14:00.