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Exploring the transformative potential of collaborative art projects on the Stellenbosch University campus

dc.contributor.authorCostandius, Elmarieen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorPerold, Karolienen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-21T11:50:35Z
dc.date.available2018-08-21T11:50:35Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationCostandius, E. & Perold, K. 2015. Exploring the transformative potential of collaborative art projects on the Stellenbosch University campus. South African Journal of Higher Education, 29(6):206–225, doi:10.20853/29-6-534.
dc.identifier.issn1753-5913 (online)
dc.identifier.otherdoi:10.20853/29-6-534
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/104321
dc.descriptionCITATION: Costandius, E. & Perold, K. 2015. Exploring the transformative potential of collaborative art projects on the Stellenbosch University campus. South African Journal of Higher Education, 29(6):206–225, doi:10.20853/29-6-534.
dc.descriptionThe original publication is available at http://www.journals.ac.za/index.php/sajhe
dc.description.abstractthis article explores the potential of visual art projects in negotiating social transformation within the context of a South African higher education institution (HeI). the experiences of students and staff involved in three collaborative visual art projects initiated at Stellenbosch University (SU), Stellenbosch, South Africa from 2013 to 2014 were explored through interviews, observations and reflective writing. It was found that through harnessing the medium of art as critical dialogic tool operating amidst the embedded differences and divides of the past, institutional culture can be re-imagined and aspects of critical citizenship, particularly tolerance of difference and democracy, can be realised within the collective university community. In conclusion, it is suggested that visual art projects of this kind seem to have the potential to access what Bhabha (1995) terms the ‘third Space’ and to facilitate transformative learning. It can play a valuable part in negotiating social transformation in South African higher education.en_ZA
dc.description.urihttp://www.journals.ac.za/index.php/sajhe/article/view/534
dc.format.extent20 pages
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.publisherUNISA Press
dc.subjectArt -- Study and teachingen_ZA
dc.subjectEducation, Higher -- South Africaen_ZA
dc.titleExploring the transformative potential of collaborative art projects on the Stellenbosch University campusen_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA
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