Student research & publications

Class of 2019

A technical survey of Lucky Madlo Sibiya’s (1942 – 1999) materials and techniques employed in his carved and painted wood panel artworks, by Salomé Leroux.

Supervisor: Maggi Loubser, Co-Supervisor: Gerard de Kamper (Curator UP Museum Collections, University of Pretoria).

The Spiritual Significance and Conservation of Dinkho tsa Badimo at the Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History, by Mabafokeng Hoeane.

Supervisor: Isabelle McGinn.

Heritage and Reconciliation within a Post-Colonial Society, Cockatoo Island as a case study, by Emilia Zambri.

Supervisor: Maggi Loubser, co-supervisor Johan Swart (Lecturer, Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria).


Class of 2020

Assessment of the conservation and preservation practices at the Lesotho National Archives, by Mampopi Namane.

Supervisor: Isabelle McGinn, co-supervisor: Mary minicka (Head of Preservation, western Cape Archives).

The conservation and analysis of Setlokoa cowhide dress (Mose oa Setlokoa oa Khomo), by Mabokang Mokotjo.

Supervisor: Isabelle McGinn, co-supervisor: Nancy Child (Freelance Archaeological conservator, Cape Town).

Oranjemund Shipwreck: a typological analysis of the pewter artefacts and their conservation aspects, by Henry Nakale

Supervisor: Maggi Loubser, co-supervisor: Jaco Boshoff (Maritime Archaeologist, Iziko Museums of South Africa)

The Art of Looking: a technical analysis of a painting by Alexis Preller, by Daniele Knoetze.

Supervisor: Maggi Loubser, Co-supervisor: Karel Nel (Artist, curator and academic).

Holding onto smoke: A conservation case study of Diane Victor’s soot drawings, by Laura Esser.

Supervisor: Isabelle McGinn, Co-supervisor: Soyeon Choi (Head of Paper Conservation, Yale Center for British Art, Yale University)

- Author Isabelle McGinn
Published by Salomé Le Roux

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