Sophiatown movie

February 14, 2012

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Dear ones, on Wednesday, Feb 29th, weLL have the pleasure to watch the movie SOPHIATOWN with Peter Makurube, associate producer of the film project. We start at 4pm at UJ, room will be announced later. The film takes about 90 minutes, afterwards you will have the opportunity to engage with Peter Makurube. It’s a pleasure […]

Saartjie Baartman

February 13, 2012

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DeDe Hunt’s visual poem for Sarah Baartman: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQ7mmMe4klQ&feature=player_embedded

New Perspectives on Westbury

February 11, 2012

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Check the work by your colleagues from FADA: http://snwe.tumblr.com/

Overview South African Heritage

February 10, 2012

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This text proves quite useful as on overview: http://www.dissanet.com/ifla/pdf/LIASA%2001%20Bredekamp.pdf

Posted in: heritage, history

So what is heritage …?

February 10, 2012

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…. to you?

Interesting blog entry

February 8, 2012

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Here’s Spivak’s seminal text “Can the Subaltern speak” online: http://www.mcgill.ca/files/crclaw-discourse/Can_the_subaltern_speak.pdf   More info also here on postcolonial web: http://www.postcolonialweb.org/poldiscourse/spivak/spivak2.html

“biko’s children”

February 8, 2012

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Hello all, check out this South African filmmaker’s work – Breeze Yoko’s – whose films touch our questions:  the (re-)making of history and images. “biko’s children” is an excellent example. it was produced in 2007, shown in 2008 at the berlinale  & has not lost its message over the years – in fact, i would invite […]