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The staff of the Department of Visual Art publish widely both locally and internationally. The following is a list of the staff's more recent publications and outputs:

BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS OR SECTIONS IN BOOKS:

  • Berman, K. & Hassinger, J. co-edited by Susan Sellschop. 2012: Women on Purpose: The Resilience and Creativity of the Founding Women of Phumani Paper, University of Johannesburg, Desk Link Publishers
  • von Veh, K. 2012. Loss and Transience in the work of Diane Victor. In Diane Victor: Burning the Candle at Both Ends. Johannesburg: David Krut. pp.5-78.
  • von Veh, K. 2011. Faith or expediency / religion or art?:  A consideration of Wim Botha’s transgressive religious images. In F. Rankin-Smith (ed.) Figuring Faith: Images of Faith in Africa.  Johannesburg: Fourthwall Books. pp.174-186.
  • von Veh, K. 2009. Saints and Sinners: Re-Evaluating gendered power bases entrenched by religious imagery. In A.A. du Preez (ed.) Taking a Hard Look: Gender and Visual Culture. Newcastle on Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp.47-70.
  • von Veh, K. 2008. Gothic Visions: Violence, Religion and Catharsis in Diane Victor’s  Drawings. In Rankin, E & von Veh K. Taxi 013 Diane Victor. Johannesburg: David Krut Publishers. pp.50-94.

  • Paton, D. 2013. Stimulus/Response – Scratching Away at Some Intrinsic and Extrinsic Problems in Theorising the Artist’s Book From the Far End of a ‘Not-So-Dark Continent. In Artist's Book Yearbook (ABYB) 2014-2015. Bodman, S. (Ed). University of the West of England, Bristol UK. pp.37-43. Available at http://www.theartistsbook.org.za/oid/downloads/2/PatonABYB.pdf
  • Paton, D. 2011 Artists’ Books as Interpretive Acts. In Marley. I., Greyling. F. & Combrink. L. (eds.) Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page. North West University. pp.22-25. Available at http://www.theartistsbook.org.za/exhibition_3/downloads/D_PATON.pdf
  • Paton, D. 2010. David Paton Case Study VIII. In Bodman. S. & Sowden. T. (eds.) A Manifesto for the Book. CFPR, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. pp.153-156. Available at http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/canon.htm
  • Paton, D. et al. 2001. Multicultural Education and the Arts. Paris, UNESCO. 

CATALOGUES:

  • Berman, K.  2012. Coming of Age: 21 years of Artist Proof Studio, Catalogue. May 2012 pp 7-37.
  • von Veh, K. 2014. Deconstructing Dogma: An exhibition of transgressive Christian iconography in South African art. Catalogue. UJ Art Gallery, 6 - 29 May 2014. ISBN: 978-0-86970-780-7
  • von Veh, K.  2013. Vindicating the Vilified: Majak Bredell’s celebration of lost lives. In Roll Call. Catalogue. pp.4-7
  • von Veh, K. 2009. Black Madonnas and Other Alternatives: an investigation of the goddess tradition in Majak Bredell’s art. Majak Bredell: 2 Exhibitions. Catalogue. pp.4-7.
  • Paton, D. 2017. Booknesses: Artists' Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection. UJ Art Gallery, 25 April - 5 March 2017. ISBN: 978-0-86970-796-8. This catalogue is accompanied by a special 21st aniversary edition of the catalogue Artists' Books in the Ginsberg Collection: With sone South African Books from Other Collections. Johannesburg Art Gallery. 25 August - 27 October 1996.
  • Paton, D. 2014. TEXTures: An Exhibition of Texts, Textures and Structure in Artists' Books. Catalogue. UJ archives & Special Collections, 5 March - 18 April 2014. ISBN: 978-0-86970-779-1. Available at http://issuu.com/maaikebakker00/docs/text_ures__without_crop_marks/0
  • Paton, D. 2010. The Fourth International Biennale for the Artists' Book. The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt. Catalogue. pp.73-74. Available at http://www.bibalex.org/attachments_ar/Publications/Files/2010051712072892547_ArtistsBiennaleIVsmall.pdf
  • Paton, D. 2006.  Navigating the Bookscape: Artists Books and the Digital Interface. Aardklop Arts Festival and the FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg. Catalogue. pp.1-39. Available at  http://www.theartistsbook.org.za/view.asp?pg=exhibitions&ex=ex2_001
  • Paton, D. 1996 Transpositionalism in Selected Work of Willem Boshoff. Sao Paulo Biennial. ICA, Johannesburg. Catalogue
  • Paton, D. 1996 Artists’ Books in the Ginsberg Collection. Exhibition catalogue, leaflet & notes Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg. 

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  • Berman, K. 2012: Creative Collaborations at Phumani Archival Mill. FADA Articulations/collaborations curated by Brenden Gray, 9-24 May, Art South Africa. January 2012 p 54.
  • Berman, K. & Nanackchand, V. 2012: Visual graphics for human rights, social justice, democracy and the public good, South African Journal of Education, EASA Volume 32(4), November 2012, pp 465-478. To link to this article: http://www.sajournalofeducation.co.za/index.php/saje
  • Berman, K. & Allen, L. 2012. Deepening students' understanding of democratic citizenship through arts-based approaches to experiential service learning, Journal of the South African Sociological Association, Special Issue – In Search of a Developmental University: Community Engagement in Theory and Practice.South African Review of Sociology, 43:2, 76-88.To link to this article:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21528586.2012.694245
  • Berman, K. 2012: Kim Berman, Artist as Change Agent: A Pedagogy of Practice in Artist Proof Studio,Teaching Artist Journal, 10:3, 145-156. To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15411796.2012.685698
  • Berman, K. & Zeldner, S. 2012.  An arts-based collaborative intervention to promote medical male circumcision as a South African HIV and AIDS prevention strategy. Educational Research for Social Change, Vol 1 No 2 (November Edition 2012) pp. 55-70.

  • von Veh, K. 2014. Deconstructing Dogma: Transgressive Religious Iconography in South African Art.  De Arte 89.  June 2014. pp.39-63.
  • von Veh, K. 2013. Post-apartheid masculinity reviewed through the lens of Christian iconography: The work of Conrad Botes and Lawrence Lemaoana. Communication: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research. Vol.39. no.2. pp.271-291.
  • von Veh, K. 2012. Diane Victor, Tracey Rose, and the Gender Politics of Christian Imagery.  African Arts. Winter 2012.Vol.45. no.4. pp.22-33.
  • von Veh, K. 2012. The intersection of Christianity and Politics in South African art: a comparative analysis of selected images since 1960, with emphasis on the post-apartheid era. De Arte 85.  2012. pp.5-25.
  • von Veh, K. 2012. How to make a national resource into a global treasure: Paul Weinberg and the UCT Visual Archives. De Arte 85. 2012. pp.73-79.
  • von Veh, K. 2010. A New Curator for an Old Collection: Karen von Veh talks to Bongani Mkhonza. De Arte81. 2010. pp.57-65.
  • von Veh, K. 2009. Interdisciplinary Teaching: Can one size really fit all?. Image and Text. No.15. 2009.  pp.54-65.
  • von Veh, K. 2009. The MTN Art Collection: Is a ‘working collection’ a good investment? De Arte 79, September 2009, pp. 41-48.
  • von Veh, K. 2007. Considerations on the Sasol Wax Art Awards. De Arte 75, September 2007, pp. 64-72.
  • von Veh, K. 2006. Is there a place for Feminism in contemporary South African Art? De Arte, No.73, 2006, pp.28-42.
  • von Veh, K. 2005. Found Wood: South African ecological furniture design as seen in the work of Philip Oosthuizen. Image and Text. No.11, 2005, pp. 3-10.
  • von Veh, K. 2003. Corpa Delicata and Beyond: Leora Farber and the Politics of the Body. De Arte, No.67,April 2003, pp. 22-46.
  • von Veh, K. 2001. Identity (de)constructed in the work of Leora Farber”. De Arte, No. 63, April 2001, pp.5-25.

 
 
  • Nanackchand, V. & Berman, K. 2012. Visual graphics for human rights, social justice, democracy and the public good, South African Journal of Education, EASA Volume 32(4), November 2012, pp 465-478. To link to this article: http://www.sajournalofeducation.co.za/index.php/saje.
  • Nanackchand, V. 2011. Catalysing the Good of the Commons. Dialogue in Theory. Dialogue among Civilisations. pp 156-7.

CONFERENCE PAPERS & KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:

  • Berman, K. 2013. International Roundtable: Resilience, Arts and Social Transformation. From October 21 -26. Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) under the “Program on Dispute Resolution”, Faculty of Law, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Berman, K. 2012. Voices in participatory art practices: a collaborative intervention between Artist Proof Studio and Sonke Gender Justice. 27th annual SAVAH Conference, Visual Dialogues 4-7 July 2012, UNISA, Pretoria.

  • von Veh, K. 2013. White/Black/ Grey Areas: Reflections on Transition in South African Art.  Keynote Address delivered at White Places, Black Holes, the 46th AICA (International Art Critics Association) International Congress Košice / Bratislava 24-27 September 2013.
  • von Veh, K. 2013. The How and Why of Responding to Social Injustice in South African Art Now.” A paper delivered at Visual Arts and Art History Now: How? What? Why? The 28th Annual Conference of the South African Visual Arts Historians, held at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, UCT, Cape Town from 5-8 September 2013.
  • von Veh, K. 2012. Post-apartheid masculinity reviewed through the lens of Christian iconography: the work of Conrad Botes and Lawrence Lemaoana. A paper presented at Work/Force: South African Masculinities in the Media. Held at Stellenbosch University. 13-14 September 2012.
  • von Veh, K. 2012. The Virgin Mary as a feminist icon in the work of Diane Victor. A paper presented in section 16 (the Gendered Object) of the CIHA Congress 2012: The Challenge of the Object. Held in Nuremberg, 15-20 July 2012.
  • von Veh, K. 2012. Interpretations of Biblical sacrifice in dialogue with contemporary South African life.  A paper presented at Visual Dialogues: South Africa in conversation. A conference organised by the South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH) and held at UNISA from 5-7 July 2012.
  • von Veh, K. 2011.Transgressive Christian iconography as a response to transformation in post- apartheid South African society.  A paper presented at the 15th Triennial Symposium of ACASA (Arts Council of the African Studies Association) held at UCLA from 23-26 March 2011.
  • von Veh, K. 2011. The Relevance of Feminism in Post-apartheid South Africa. A paper delivered at Art History in (South) Africa and the Global South.  A colloquium organized by the South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH) under the aegis of the Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA) held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 12-15 January 2011.
  • von Veh, K. & Raubenheimer, L. 2009. Interdisciplinary Teaching: Can one size really fit all? Design Education Forum of South Africa annual conference; Graaff Reinet; November 2009.
  • von Veh, K. 2009. Looking backward – looking forward: the changing emphasis of Christian imagery in South African art. A paper delivered at The Politics of Change: looking backwards and forwards. The 25th Annual Conference of the South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH) held at the University of Pretoria 9-11 July 2009.
  • von Veh, K. 2008. Presentation of South Africa’s bid (on behalf of SAVAH) to host a CIHA colloquium in 2011 at the 32nd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art (CIHA) Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration, Convergence. Held at the University of Melbourne, Australia, 13-18 January 2008.
  • von Veh, K. 2008. Wim Botha’s use of ‘Post-Christian’ imagery to investigate an ‘ontology of the present.  A paper delivered at Past the Last Post: The posts in (South) Africa. The 24th Annual Conference of the South African Visual Arts Historians, held at Stellenbosch University, 4-7 September 2008.
  • von Veh, K. 2007. Saints and Sinners: Re-evaluating gendered power bases entrenched by religious imagery.  A paper delivered at “Taking a Hard Look: Gender and visual culture”. A conference hosted by the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Pretoria. 20-21 June 2007.
  • von Veh, K. 2006. Transformations of Religious Icons in the work of Diane Victor.  A paper delivered at “Transformation in Visual Culture”. The 22nd Annual Conference of the South African Association of Visual Arts Historians, held at Vaal University of Technology, 7-10 September 2006.
  • von Veh, K. 2006. Feminism in South African Art: ambivalence or negation?  A paper delivered at “Art & Art History: Contents, Discontents, Malcontents”. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians, held at Leeds University, UK. 5-7 April 2006.
  • von Veh, K. 2005. Images of Alienation in the work of Minnette Vari.  A paper delivered at “New Readings of Visual Culture in Southern Africa”. The 21st Annual Conference of the South African Visual Arts Historians (formerly SAAAH), held at Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 8-11 September 2005.
  • von Veh, K. 2004. Feminism in South African Art.  A paper delivered at the 20th Annual Conference of the South African Association of Art and Architectural Historians,held at the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban. 23-25 September 2004.
  • von Veh, K. 2004. (Re)-Imaging the Body: The relevance of body politics in contemporary art making and the work of Leora Farber.  A paper delivered at “Old/New?”. The 30th Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians, held at the University of Nottingham, UK.1-3 April 2004.
  • von Veh, K. 2003. Corpa Delicata and the Politics of the Body:  Leora Farber’s Latest Works. A paper delivered at “Visual Studies in Contemporary South Africa”. The 19th Annual Conference of the South African Association of Art and Architectural Historians, held at Stellenbosch University.11-13 September, 2003.
  • von Veh, K. 2000. Flayed Flesh: The Scientific Body as Art in Leora Farber’s Instrumental Exhibition. A paper delivered at the 16th Annual Conference of the South African Association of Art Historians, held at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. 22-24 September, 2000.

  • Paton, D. 2015. ‘A Great Idea at the Time’: Cataloguing South Africa’s Artist’s Book Production. A conference paper published in the proceedings of the 81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress - 15-21 August 2015, Cape Town, South Africa. Available at http://library.ifla.org/1279/
  • Paton, D. 2012. Artists’ Books and their aversion to theory: Applying Bakhtin’s Dialogism and Heteroglossia to Selected Examples of the Artist’s Book. A paper presented at Visual Dialogues: South Africa in conversation. The 25th Annual South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH) Conference held at UNISA. 5-7 July 2012.
  • Paton, D. 2012. Anything, Everything but Conceptual Art! A keynote address presented at the IEB art teachers’ annual conference, held at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre Johannesburg. 4 February 2012.
  • Paton, D. 2009. Towards an Understanding of What a South African Artist’s Book May Be. A paper presented at the conference Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page, held at the North West University, Potchefstroom. 4 March 2009.
  • Paton, D. 2009. Ideologies and Identity in Digital Artists’ Books: Parallels Between Charles Sandison’s Carmina Figurata at Blood on Paper, V&A, London and Willem Boshoff’s Kykafrikaans at Epat, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town. A paper presented at the conference Imagining Ourselves, VIAD, held at the University of Johannesburg. 5 June 2009.
  • Paton, D. 2009. The Contemporary Novel and the Artist’s Book: A Tentative Tracing of Shared and Undermined Conventions in Selected Examples of Both.  A paper presented at The Politics of Change: Looking Backwards and Forwards. The 25th Annual South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH) Conference, held at the University of Pretoria. 9-11 July 2009.
  • Paton, D. 2009. UJ’s MTech in Fine Art – An Example of Practice-led Research.  A paper presented at the conference On Making: Integrating Approaches in Practice-Led Research in Art and Design VIAD, held at the University of Johannesburg.15-16 October 2009.
  • Paton, D. 2007. Navigating the Bookscape: Artists’ Books and the Digital Interface.  A paper presented at the 73rd IFLA World Library and Information Congress held at the Durban International Convention Centre. 19-23 August 2007. Available at http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla73/papers/092-Paton-en.pdf
  • Paton, D. 2003. Integration in the Arts: Pitfalls and Successes. A paper presented at the ISASA Conference, held at St. John’s College, Johannesburg. July 2003.
  • Paton, D. 2001. Raw or Overcooked: Acknowledging Contemporary South African Artists’ Books. A paper presented at Reception/Perception: The 17th Annual Conference of the South African Association of Art Historians (SAAAH) held at Durban University of Technology. 11-13 July 2001.
  • Paton, D. 2000. Of Worms and Words: Wurm as Genesis for Kykafrikaans and the South African Artists’ Book. A paper presented at Art: Spaces and Contexts of Display. The 16th Annual Conference of the South African Association of Art Historians (SAAAH) held at Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 21-24 September 2000.

  • Nanackchand, V. 2012. How do I contribute to Creating Awareness of Human Rights Using Visual Graphics? A paper presented at the International Roundtable “Culturally Responsive Pedagogies” at the American Educational Research Association 2012 Annual Conference. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Nanackchand, V. 2011. Printmaking, human rights and social responsibility: An art education approach. A paper presented at the International Arts Festival. University of Zimbabwe.
  • Nanackchand, V. 2010.  Visual graphics for human rights. A paper presented at the “Art and Social Justice” Conference. Durban University of Technology.