While we have all been struggling with the effects of the global pandemic and lock down there have also been some good news stories. Staff in Fine Art have been working hard to develop and deliver online learning and other learning materials to students all over the country.
The biannual Tierney Fellowship workshops took place at Michaelis School of Fine Art on 6 and 7 February. The fellows, Thero Makepe (UCT), Manyatsa Monyamane (WITS) and Kebelo Mokoena from Market Photo Workshop (MPW) were joined by their mentors Svea Josephy and Dominique Edwards, UCT, Neo Ntsoma (WITS) and Andrew Tshabangu (MPW).
2019 Michaelis Tierney fellow, Thero Makepe, and his mentors Dominique Edwards and Svea Josephy, joined colleagues at Market Photo Workshops and WITS in Johannesburg for the biannual Tierney Fellowship Workshops in October.
The third year Fine Art students studying Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing recently visited Black Ginger. They were accompanied by Johann van der Schijff and Melvin Pather who are currently running a Photogrammetry project with the students.
The Second year “Earth Politics” photography class, engaged in a number of mini field trips this week with their lecturer Vanessa Cowling, assisted by Jasmin Valcarcel and Sitaara Stodel, our photographic technician.
Thero Makepe is the Tierney Fellow for Michaelis for 2019
Congratulations to Thero Makepe, who has been awarded the 2019 Tierney Fellowship. The standard of the work of our nominees was very high, and all nominees are to be commended for outstanding photographs.