Mr Josef van Wyk
Position
Junior Lecturer
Department
History of Art
Address
History of Art and Image Studies
IB 33
UFS
Telephone
Office
Flippie Groenewoud Building: Block B
Information

Short CV

  1. Educational Background  (Qualifications)

1. Qualifications

2018             Obtained the degree Master of Arts with specialisation in Art History and Image Studies at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.

2016            Obtained the degree Baccalaureus Artium Honores with specialisation in Art History and Image studies (with distinction) at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein.

2015      Obtained the degree Baccalaureus Artium (Language Studies) (with distinction) from the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein. Main subjects: English, Afrikaans and Dutch, Art History and Image Studies and German

2. Working experience

2019

Employed full time at the University of the Free State as a junior lecturer in the department of Art History and Image Studies.

2018

Contract appointment as junior lecturer in the department of Art History and Image Studies at the University of the Free State lecturing two undergraduate modules: HKGK 3728 and HKGK 3718.

Contract appointment as junior lecturer in the department of Afrikaans and Dutch, French and German at the University of the Free state lecturing two undergraduate modules: GERB 1524 and GERB 1514

2017

Contract appointment as junior lecturer in the department of Art History and Image Studies at the University of the Free State, lecturing one undergraduate module: HKGK 2728

Contract appointment as junior lecturer in the department Afrikaans and Dutch, French and German at the University of the Free State, lecturing one undergraduate module: GERB1524.

Postgraduate student assistant in the Willem Boshoff Archive as well as in the departmental archive of the Art History and Image Studies department.

 

Publications

Articles published in accredited journals

2017        Verkennende verbeeldingswêrelde: die ontsluiting van die Willem Boshoff Argief (LitNetAkademies 14(2): 26-64) (co-authors: Suzanne de Villiers-Human and Dirk van den Berg).

Area(s) of Interest

  • Artists’ archives/collections 
  • The art and archive of Willem Boshoff
  • Configurations/constellations of images as arguments
  • The visualization of knowledge/thought 
  • Word and image relations within art historical discourse
  • Breath and the spoken word

Courses Presented

  • HKGK1514
  • HKGK2614
  • HKGK3718
  • HKGK3728
  • HKWS4808

Community Service

2019

Conceptualized and lead a public discussion titled “Bookwork: enlivenings of the book” for the Free State Arts Festival’s Literature Festival

2018

Conceptualized and lead a public discussion titled “Trees of Knowledge: the pre- and afterlives of books” for the Free State Arts Festival’s Literature Festival.

Presented a public lecture related to Willem Boshoff’s performance Big Druid in his Cubicle (which formed part of this year’s Free Sate Arts Festival), namely: “The origins of Big Druid: an exploratory tale”. Lead another discussion related to this performance titled “Exploring the interworld between performance art and theatre: an interdisciplinary conversation”.

2017

Opened the annual Fine Arts Graduate exhibition at the University of the Free State.



FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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