Conferences hosted by Visual Arts

Shifts, a postgraduate practice-led research event, exhibition and conference, 11-12 April 2014. The event was convened as part of the ‘Visual technologies: critical encounters’ faculty research project under the auspices of the Andrew W Mellon foundation. Convenors: Johan Thom and Josly van Wyk.

The Right to Look from the South colloquium, 28-29 May 2013. Keynote: Nicholas Mirzoeff. Mirzoeff is Professor of Media Culture and Communication at New York University. 
Convenor: Amanda du Preez. 


CULTure of (IN)difference, 20 September 2011. An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by the Department of Visual Arts and co-convened with the Department of Philosophy. Convenors: Nicola Grobler and Mark Kourie. Download the abstracts and programme

Taking a Hard Look: Gender and Visual Culture conference, 20-21 June 2007. Keynote: Amelia Jones. Convenor: Amanda du Preez

The Politics of Change: Looking backwards and forwards, 25th Annual Conference of the South African Visual Arts Historians, University of Pretoria, 9-11 July 2009
Download the conference proceedings.

Arts and Reconciliation conference and festival,
14-20 March 2005. Prof Elfriede Dreyer curated a set of art exhibitions, Reconciliation, for the festival.

Visual Culture/Explorations,  Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria, 9-10 July 2004
Download the conference proceedings.

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