UCT AND ART

Photographer demands his photo of Mandela back from UCT

Paul Weinberg is furious that his famous photo of Mandela voting has been linked to institutional racism

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7 November 2018

Quarrel over Sarah Baartman sculpture at UCT

Librarian removes covering that students had placed over Willie Bester’s artwork

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2 March 2018

Here is the list of art destroyed on UCT

David Goldblatt and Breyten Breytenbach condemn “censorship”

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9 June 2017

Sarah Baartman sculptor speaks out against art censorship

“I was trying to understand my own suffering” says Willie Bester, whose work has been covered up at UCT

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5 June 2017

Students call for UCT lecturer to be removed

Kenneth Hughes has to record the remainder of his economic history lecture series

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29 April 2016

Art and UCT: an opportunity to encourage debate

We need more art, not less

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14 April 2016

The problem with art on UCT

And why covering up Diane Victor’s “Pasiphaë” is justified

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12 April 2016

Prominent artwork covered up at UCT

This is "slightly comical" says artist Diane Victor

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8 April 2016

Is UCT a safe space for art?

Since paintings were burnt by Rhodes Must Fall students, dozens of artworks have been put into safe keeping. Pictures that may cause offense have also been taken down.

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4 April 2016

Rhodes Must Fall protesters burn UCT art

Fires set and students arrested in protests over accommodation shortage

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17 February 2016