Conference Programme

South African Tourism



2 December 2020

Time Title Presenter/s
8:45 Opening address Christiana Afrikaner (SSASEA Chair person)
9:00 Keynote: Indigenous knowledge through the Arts for sustainable development goals Emily Akuno
9:45 The power of the circle Toni D'Amant
10:15 From selfie to African Zeitgeist: An inverted ZPD journey Linda Hesse
10:45 Tea break
11:00 Instilling a practice of listening, reflecting and envisioning: Addressing the gaps through arts education in COVID-19 times Robyn Nesbitt
11:30 Project "Cor-Stick": Distancing through arts education in SARS-COV-2-era Elisabeth Noske
12:00 Rich Pictures: An innovative research method - 'wensa' Helen Hallissey
12:30 The use of paintings as a historical source in the history classroom: How can it develop leadership and employability for the youth? Zoleka Mkhabela & Pieter Warnich
13:00 Break / Lunch
13:30 Discussion: Linzi McLagan & Willemien/Philomène Rust
’Segun Olude
15:00 Exploring project-based learning in graphic design for the attainment of SDL outcomes Kate Chmela-Jones
15:30 The economic relevance of indigenous transitional rites in contemporary societies in Southeastern Nigeria Chukwunonso Uzoagba & Ijeoma Akaegbu
16:00 Leadership in Arts and Cultural Education: African Perspectives in the global context (Webinar) Jeff Poulin & Emily Akuno


3 December 2020

Time Title Presenter/s
9:00 Keynote: Dance education and social cohesion: A critical approach Marelize van Heerden
9:45 The meaning of Africa-centred knowledge in visual arts: Arts educators in the making Mashaole Makwela & Obed Mokhuhlani
10:15 Using an object medley to frame my identity as a lecturer embracing inclusivity and equality to enhance my students' wellbeing Lugamurthie Althiemoolam
10:45 Tea break
11:00 Using recycled art materials to enhance the holistic wellbeing of children in the early years Mariëtte Koen, Marinda Neethling, Stef Esterhuizen, B Taylor
11:30 Indigenous knowledge in the FET Art curriculum Ndabezinhle Nxumalo
12:00 Integrating community knowledge into the pre-service teacher Physical Science curriculum I Muller
12:30 The Kickstarter Creative Arts project: From policy to practice, transforming the classrooms of rural primary schools in South Africa Alison Green
13:00 Break / Lunch
13:30 Discussion: Les Cohn & Mart Gey van Pittius
14:30 Keynote: The Arts and Sciences: Crossing the great divide Martin Braund
15:30 Transforming experiences of integrating technology in art education: COVID-19 pandemic era Olusegun Adeniyi
16:00 Youth and unemployment: An insight into the entrepreneur sculpture practices of the Nsujja Art School Chikelue Akabuike


4 December 2020

Time Title Presenter/s
9:00 Keynote: Preserving our heritage: The value of drama-in-education to ignite self-preservation and collaboration among the youth Logamurthie Althiemoolam
9:45 Education in humanitarian emergencies: Artistic response through the artistic biography with people in Iraq and Syria Albane Buriel
10:15 Learning encounters in the Margins Teresa T de Eca, Angela Saldanha, Celia Ferreira, Raquel Balsa
10:15 Arts in Prison Celia Ferreira
10:45 Tea break
11:00 Creating community through creativity: Using found objects to prompt dialogue about the struggle of becoming an academic Michaella Cavanagh
11:30 Music and Art for the visually impaired Jaco Meyer
12:00 Productive un-knowing through curating a virtual exhibition of object artworks Diasy Pillay, Theresa Chisanga, Anita Hiralaal, Lungile Mainga, Inbanathan Naicker, Kathleen Pithouse-Morgan
12:30 Reflections on public art installations in Masvingo urban: A scopic regime Dairai Dziwa
13:00 Break / Lunch
13:30 Discussion: Ha!Man  
14:30 Representation of Africa in video games: The old normal Christine Fourie, Elmarie Costandius & Khumo Moerane
15:00 If our objects could speak, what would they say about us? Marguerite Muller & Mandisa Dlula-Moruri
15:30 Code-switching and survivance: Art made under occupation in Australia's Northern Territory Alice Wexler
16:00 Conference closing Lesley Wood & Martha Matashu


"ArteNautas" by Teresa Alexandrino