Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Elfriede Dreyer

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Elfriede Dreyer is an associate professor in Fine Arts at the Department of Visual Arts, University of Pretoria. She is well known as a curator and theorist, has published widely and is also a practising artist. Her research focus regards utopia/dystopia discourses with special focus on the making and intersection of worlds, social modernism in Southern Africa and curatorship in a third world context. She curated major shows such as the Reconciliation exhibitions for the UP Arts and Reconciliation festival in 2005 and the exhibition, Dystopia, that travelled to several museums in South Africa in 2009 and 2010. She is also the founder and owner-curator of Fried Contemporary Art Gallery in Pretoria.

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