Profile: Ms Kristina Johnstone

Dr Kristina Johnstone 

Selected Creative and Academic Outputs:

Johnstone, K. 2021. When I slam my body into a wall I know that it’s there. Proceedings of JOMBA! Masihambisane Dialogues. 2-4 June. Centre of Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal. 99-104. Available: [2022, March 30].

Johnstone, K & Elliott, E. 2021. The Tree Song. Theatre Performance. Pretoria: Masker Theatre, University of Pretoria. 14 June and 8 October.

Johnstone, K. & Munro, M. 2021. The Tree Song: Decentring performance by imagining an aesthetic for early years dance and theatre in South Africa [conference paper]. Performing Democracy: Online Conference and Festival. 18 August.

Johnstone, K. & Laric, T. 2019. Before Naming: Immediacy as a compositional tool to exercise the movement of the present. Proceedings of Confluences 10: Dance, (e)merge, theatre. 29–31 August Cape Town, University of Cape Town School of Dance. 100–107.

Johnstone K., Laric, T. & Mudau, G. 2019–2020. Monsters and Fossils. Ellipses Journal of Creative Research. 3. Available: [2020, April 23].

Johnstone, K. 2018. Looking behind the mirror: Challenging representationalism in postcolonial African contexts. In African Theatre 17: Contemporary Dance. Y. Hutchison & C. Okoye. Eds. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer. 23–44.


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