Further reading on the CCAC

Last updated: September 2020


Garnsey, E., 2019. The Justice Of Visual Art: Creative State-Building In Times Of Political Transition. 1st ed. Cambridge University Press.

Law-Viljoen, B., 2008. Art And Justice: The Art Of The Constitutional Court Of South Africa. 1st ed. David Krut.

Law-Viljoen, B., 2006. Light On A Hill: Building The Constitutional Court Of South Africa. 1st ed. David Krut.

Academic articles

Le Roux, W., 2007. Designs of the Times: the Remaking of South African and Dutch Courtroom Architecture During the 1990s. Fundamina, 13(2), pp.50-74.

O'Regan, K. (2014). Justice & Memory: South Africa's Constitutional Court. Daedalus, [online] Volume 143(3), p.168–178. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273583787_Justice_Memory_South_Africa%27s_Constitutional_Court

Vorster, S.L. (2018). Storytelling and fraught histories: Phila Ndwandwe’s Blue Dress. Safundi (Nashville, Tenn.) [online] 19(2), p.164–189. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17533171.2018.1434932

Vorster, S.L (2019). Caring for the Past: Curatorial Proposals for Judith Mason's Blue Dress. Critical arts, [online] p.1–15. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02560046.2019.1680718

Social justice and the museum

Bruce, K. 2012. Playing with Discomfort: How GoMA promotes its human rights responsibility. [pdf] Available at: https://sjam.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Playing-with-Discomfort-Glasgow-Museums.pdf. [accessed 6 August 2020]

Buikema, R. (2012). ‘Performing dialogical truth and transitional justice: The role of art in the becoming post-apartheid of South Africa’, Memory Studies, [online] 5(3), p. 282–292. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1750698012443885

Bruce, K. and Hollows, V. and Harman, B. (2007). Towards an engaged gallery: contemporary art and human rights: GoMA's social justice programmes. Glasgow: Glasgow Museums Publishing

Crabb, C.C. (2013). Action through Aesthetics: Philanthropic Art Initiatives in South Africa during the Apartheid. [Online] Available at: https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Action-through-Aesthetics%3A-Philanthropic-Art-in-the-Crabb/cd81f553ceafb3e1837b676de57ff69940823864

Janes, R.R. and Sandell, R. (2019). Museum activism. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

Rush, P.D and Simić, O. (2013). The Arts of Transitional Justice. 2014th ed. New York, NY: Springer

Sandell, R. (2017). Museums, Moralities and Human Rights. London: Routledge

Sandell, R. and Nightingale, E. (2012). Museums, equality and social justice. London: Routledge

* Further resources related to specific artworks or series are included with the artwork entries on our website – see an example here.

If you have any other suggestions for our further reading list please let us know at ccac@concourttrust.org.za.