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SEMINAR: (UN)LEARNING FROM THE ASHES:FOLLOWING KROTOA INTO THEANARCHIVE-

30 Jun 2021 - 09:45

Dr Carrine Zaayman will launch the San and Khoi Centres's annual Krotoa month lecture series chaired by Dr Yvette Abrahams with a seminar titled: (UN)Learning From The Ashes: Following Krotoa Into The Anarchive on Tuesday 13th July 4pm(SAST)

To register and find more details of the event please see details below and PDF poster to the event:

When: Tuesday 13th July 2021
Time: 4pm (SAT)
Where: Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84169883241?pwd=NDdwbXlIcHVabXhwUG9sY1cwZmZ6UT09
Meeting ID: 841 6988 3241
Passcode: 485552
To register go to: https://forms.gle/ywirDwka6yovEYvV7

PDF EVENT POSTER

Details of speaker: 

Carine Zaayman is an artist, curator and scholar committed to critical engagement with colonial archives and collections, specifically those holding strands of Khoekhoe pasts. Bringing intangible and neglected histories into view is a key motivation for her work. Her research aims to contribute to a radical reconsideration of colonial archives and museum collections, especially by assisting in finding ways to release their hold over our imaginations when we narrate the past, as well as how we might shape futures from it. She obtained a PhD in Fine Art from the University of Cape Town where she also worked at the Michaelis School of Fine Art and the Centre for Curating the Archive.At present, Zaayman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, as a team member in the NWO Worlding Public Cultures project, as well as a research associate at the Research Centre for Material Culture (www.materialculture.nl). Zaayman is the Curator of UnderCover of Darkness, an exhibition and project concerned with the history of women in servitude,especially slavery, in Cape Town (www.undercoverofdarkness.co.za).

See video recording below:

(UN)Learning From The Ashes: Following Krotoa Into The Anarchive