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Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Spirals: Codifying Desire on Friday, 17th of Sept

After the August break, we return with another Spirals virtual seminar hosted by the Centre for Curating the Archive. On Friday, 17 September (3-4:30pm SAST) we host Hannes Hacke, research associate and curator at the interdisciplinary Research Center for the Cultural History of Sexuality at Humboldt-University, Berlin. His talk is titled 'Codifying Desire: Documenting and Exhibiting Sexuality'.

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 13:15
‘Hidden Rivers: the Untold Story of the People of Konstansie’ opens this Friday, 3 September.

The Constantia Heritage and Education project, in collaboration with the Centre for Curating the Archive, Christ Church Constantia, Iziko Museums and photographer Kent Andreasen, will be hosting an exhibition for Heritage Month 2021, featuring the dispersed community of Constantia split up by the Groups Areas Act.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 10:30
Spirals will recommence in September

There is no Spirals session scheduled for August since most researchers and academics in Berlin are taking their leave this month. We invite you to take this opportunity to catch up on any of the sessions you might have missed.

Publication Date:
Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 11:15
Colour, Camera, Colonialism: A Response

In this session of the Spirals Series titled 'Gustav Fritsch ca. 1900: Three-Color Photography, Nature, & Colonial Science', Dr Hanin Hannouch explores the practice and work of Gustav Fritsch, a German anthropologist and racial hygienist, revealing the entanglements in his use of three colour photography and colonial science in the name of technical advancement and political victory.

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 10:45

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