September 01, 2020 - September 01, 2020
RMB TAF Talks: Education in Art – Art Education across South Africa
Presenting David Andrew (Wits University), Molemo Moiloa (MADEYOULOOK), Puleng Plessie (Keep the Dream Arts) & Sibongile Bhebhe (Drama for Life).
About the Panelists:
David Andrew is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Fine Arts at the Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is a practising artist and lectures in Fine Arts and Arts Education. His interest in the artist-teacher relationship has resulted in a number of projects aimed at researching, designing and implementing alternative paths for the training of arts educators and artists working in schools.
Moiloa lives and works in Johannesburg and has worked in various capacities at
the intersection of creative practice and community organizing. Molemo’s academic
work has focused on the political subjectivities of South African youth. She is
one half of the artist collaborative MADEYOULOOK, who explore everyday popular
imaginaries and their modalities for knowledge production. She also currently
leads research at Andani.Africa, with a focus on open restitution debates.
Sibongile Bhebhe is currently a PGCE DramaTeaching Method at
the Wits School of Education as well as Theatre of the Opressed lecturer at Drama for Life at the Wits School of Arts. She is also doing her
PhD studies in Applied Drama and Theatre.
is the Founding Director of Keep the Dream arts which is a non-profit company
responsible for community education. She also is the Education Officer for the
newly built Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria. Puleng is part
of the Johannesburg Working Group of Another Roadmap School, which is a global
network which aims to provide open spaces for trans-regional exchange and
learning in arts education. Puleng also sits as a Board of Trustees for an arts educational organisation
called Curriculum Development Projects Trust.