University of Cape Town Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) Master’s Scholarship 2020/2021( Around R100,000/ year)


Due Date: August 30,2019

The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) at the University of Cape Town invites applications for Master’s Research research study in Live Art, Interdisciplinary and Public Art from 2020/2021

The ICA is an interdisciplinary institute in the University of Cape Town’s Liberal arts Professors that aids with new cumulative research study jobs, specifically in the Ingenious and Performing Arts. Interdisciplinarity, Live Art and Public Spheres are important designs of the Institute, and jobs are imbued with advancement, cooperation and a conversation with urbanism and community.


The scholarships is valued at R100,000 annually. Scholarships are for a two-year period: 2020-2021 The MA degree require to be ended up at the end of2021 There are 4 scholarships easily offered.


Choreographers, visual artists, performers, directors, authors, supervisors in addition to ingenious and performing arts researchers are all invited to utilize.

Research Study Research Study Focus:.

Interdisciplinary conversations, inclusive of such hybrid kinds as site-specific effectiveness, mixed-media effectiveness, post-dramatic theatre, modern-day dance, live art (or effectiveness art), effectiveness curation.
Interdisciplinary research study in relation to cultural and socio-political contexts.

Sites for research study include:.

Interdisciplinary Cooperation.
Effectiveness Art/ Live Art.
Live Art in South Africa and other parts of the African continent.
Decolonial imaginaries, the decolonial body and the body as text and site of contestation.
Spectatorship and relationships with seeing, audience involvement.
Site originality and the ingenious and performing arts.
The advancement of Public Spheres: open gain access to locations for the advancement and reception of ingenious and performing arts celebrations and discourse.


All students will be required to take part in a regular Workshop Program throughout the year in addition to a Studio Program for the really first regard to their degree. Students may pick to do the degree by Made up Thesis or a Practice-Based Program consisting of Practical Outcomes (Performances/Installations/Exhibitions for example) and Made up Explication. Students will be based at the ICA, at UCT’s Hiddingh School, Gardens, Cape Town with co-ordination by Professors Jay Pather and Mark Fleishman.


All prospects will be required to send out an Expression of Interest included the following:.

Call, Surname, Citizenship, Address, Contact Numbers, Passport/ID number and Email.
Proposed Research Study Research Study Area and Thesis (max 300 words) Indicate whether you wish to pursue the research study even if your application for a total scholarship is not effective.

As soon as the option committee has really taken a look at the Expressions of Interest, the ICA will approach a shortlist of potential customers to send out a main application with a total proposal.

For extra info, see Masters at University of Cape Town.