Friday, 16 April 2021
Spirals: Metadata Politics on the 23rd of April

For the fifth session of the Spirals virtual seminar series, titled 'Metadata Politics', we are excited to host Dr Rebecca Kahn whose work explores how museums and archives are using the semantic web to build integrated collections, and the ethical and technological challenges presented by current data models.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 13:30
'Under Cover of Darkness' team present at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

On 6 April, the 'Under Cover of Darkness' curatorial team presented their project as part of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam's CLUE+ webinar series, Black Lives Past and Present.

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 06:30
A response to 'Black Feminism, Scholarship and the Curatorial'

The Spirals talk “Imperial Fevers, Invisible Lives” by Dr Edna Bonhomme, shone light on the intersections between colonialism and Black health, the importance of Black feminism, traditional healing and curatorial practices in the area of medicine. This reflection will unpack the cruciality of each of these, with a view on the type of curatorial practices that should be pursued for Black health to thrive in the South African context.

Publication Date:
Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 11:15
Spirals: Black Feminism, the Scholarly and the Curatorial on the 26th of March

The Centre for Curating the Archive is pleased to announce the fourth session of the Spirals virtual seminar series, titled 'Black Feminism, the Scholarly and the Curatorial'. Circulating ideas about art, art practise and archival engagement between two lively, dynamic, yet different global north and global south settings, the series draws Berlin based art practitioners, curators and scholars into a conversation with scholars and students based in Cape Town. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Mar 2021 - 07:00