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Five Bhobh Conversations (Mellon "Southern Epistemologies" seminar series)

The Mellon 30th anniversary seminar programme “Southern Epistemologies: Thinking Beyond the Abyss for a Transformative Curriculum” and the Arts of Africa and Global Souths research programme warmly invite you to Five Bhobh Conversations with Zeitz MOCAA Curator Tandazani Dhlakama and Artist Richard Mudariki, Thursday 23 May 2019

A new and exciting issue of the African Arts journal is out

A new and exciting issue of the African Arts journal is out, featuring Stacey Gillian Abe's photograph on the front cover. Congratulations to everyone involved! Part of this issue grew out of the Kampala publishing workshop, which was a collaboration between Rhodes University and Makerere University.


Exactly one year after the Inaugural exhibition of the Raw Gallery at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, Layiwola returns with another solo exhibition titled, Indigo Reimagined. This exhibition revisits the indigenous clothing tradition of dyed fabrics known as adire in south-western Nigeria.

Call for Writers in Residence (2019)

The Arts of Africa and the Global Souths* research programme invites scholarly writers working in the visual arts to apply for a Writer’s Residency hosted by Rhodes University in Makhanda, South Africa.

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