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The methods and techniques employed in the manufacture of the Shroud of Turin.
The main objective of the inquiry is to deduce the methods and techniques that were employed in the manufacture of the historically unique Shroud of Turin. By taking a more or less phenomenologically based stance, it is ...
Drawing as a generative medium in art making.
The research of a practice led PhD in Fine Arts consists of interrelated artwork and writing (Macleod and Holdridge 2005:197). In the dual practical and theoretical research for this PhD I examined drawing as a generative ...
When granny went on the internet : the screenplay and the search for content and tone in South African screenwriting.
The development of content and the creation of tone in a screenplay is a challenging task for the screenwriter. This thesis explores, through the writing of an original screenplay, how content is sourced and tone is ...
Other than ourselves : an exploration of "self-othering" in Afrikaner identity construction in Beeld newspaper.
This thesis explores Afrikaner identity construction in Beeld using the concept of “self-othering”, by which is meant first, the representation of the group as “othered” or marginalised, and second, the re-articulation of ...
Culture, politics and identity in the visual art of Indian South African graduates from the University of Durban-Westville in KwaZulu-Natal, 1962-1999.
The purpose of this research is to document the visual art production of Indian South Africans who graduated from the University of Durban-Westville (UDW) with a degree in Fine Art, and provide an explanation of how and ...
Beyond homeland crisis : identity negotiation of Black Zimbabwean women migrants in the South African metropolis of Johannesburg.
The thesis interrogates the identity creations/recreation and negotiations/renegotiations of Zimbabwean women migrants living in the metropolis of Johannesburg. The study combines the self-descriptions of women migrants ...
Deviant doodling : contextualising the discourses of Zapiro in a socially responsible press.
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An animated film with an accompanying analysis of its relationship to the theory and practice of art and animation.
The focus of this practice-based PhD study is the production of an experimental, 2D animated short film of 10 minutes, 27 seconds, titled Big Man. The animated film is a retelling of several episodes that are found in ...
Lost in transformation : a critical study of two South African museums.
In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum ...