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Andrew Lamprecht has taught academic subjects at the Michaelis School of Fine Art since 1998. He has been permanently employed there since 2001, when he established the Discourse of Art stream on which he has taught consistently from that time, in addition to Theory & Practice of Art, Visual and Art History and practical subjects such as performance art and photography. Prior to that he held a post as lecturer in the Department of Management Studies at UCT, as well as teaching part-time at CPUT.
He has been an invited guest lecturer at several institutions locally and internationally and is extremely active as a curator, having mounted over a dozen major shows at local institutions and galleries. As an arts practitioner he works in the field of performance art.
Lamprecht has published a number of academic articles on contemporary art and curatorship as well as being a frequent contributor to the public press on the subject of art. He serves on numerous boards and advisory committees, including the Extended Acquisitions Committee of the Iziko South African National Gallery, the Permit Advisory Committee of Experts for the South African Heritage and Resources Agency, The Council of the Fiends of the South African National Gallery (currently Chairperson) and the Freedom of Expression Commission of AICA (the International Associated of Art Critics) based in Paris.
Residencies, Awards, Fellowships etc.
‘The Trinity Session’, pp. 373-377.
‘Ed Young’, pp. 417-421.
Lamprecht, A. 2001. with R. Sauls. Receiving Vision: Gesture, Symbol and the Collapse of Perception. Video, PAL, 29 min.
2003. Submitted two reports to the Acquisitions Committee of Iziko relating to theoretical comment on works under consideration
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