Dialogue on the art & words of Ernest Mancoba, 11th Feb 2020, Cape Town

We are pleased to post recordings from the conference: ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The conference, or “Ernest Mancoba: Dialogue on his Art & Words” was held on 11th Feb…

Winnie Sze & Ass Prof Nomusa Makhubu

OPENING: The 2 co-convenors in conversation To open the Dialogue conference the 2 co-convenors converse about why Mancoba why now, and South African modern art in general. They…

Kyle Shepherd

CLOSING: musical performance Kyle Shepherd is the second musical performance included in the conference. Mancoba strove for his art to speak universally in the way he believed music…

Alicia Knock

PANEL: Curating Mancoba Title: Curating “I shall dance in a different society”, Ernest Mancoba retrospective at the Centre Pompidou copyright the speaker. To reference the talk: Alicia Knock,…

Dr Same Mdluli

PANEL: Curating Mancoba Title: The expressive modes of Ernest Mancoba and the question of a universal language of art copyright the speaker. To reference the talk: Dr Same…

Dorthe Aagesen

PANEL: Mancoba and Other Artists Title: Sonja Ferlov Mancoba and Ernest Mancoba: “… Only through each other can we live and breathe, and no-one creates alone …” copyright…

Jacob van Schalkwyk

PANEL: Mancoba and Other Artists Title: MANCOBA DUCHAMP/DUCHAMP MANCOBA “Work and interpretation in opposition” copyright the speaker. To reference the talk: Jacob van Schalkwyk, “Ernest Mancoba – Dialogue…

Sean O’Toole

CLOSING: Concluding the Dialogue conference Art writer and critic Sean O’Toole closes the conference with 12 questions to further our thinking of Ernest Mancoba copyright the speaker. To…

Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu

OPENING: Keynote talk We would like to thank Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu for delivering the keynote speech.  Regretfully a recording is not available but this long summary serves to…

Wilhelm van Rensburg

PANEL: Mancoba and Other Artists Title: “Back Row, From Left: Ernest Mancoba, …”: Paris, before and after the CoBrA interlude copyright the speaker. To reference the talk: Wilhelm…

Assoc Professor Karen Kurczynski

PANEL: South Africa & Europe Title: Mancoba and the Invisibility of Black Expression in European Modernism copyright the speaker. To reference the talk: Associate Professor Karen Kurczynski, “Ernest Mancoba…