161pp., illus., paperback, Johannsburg, 2017
A collection of essays in which authors trace "how visual artists and theorists critically reflect on institutions and personal archives by using their fragments in ways that potentially create new forms of engagement for the construction of identities." from the back cover
"Inscribing 'whiteness' in paint. Engaging a personal archive" by Karin Preller
"Unseaming Images: the limits and possibilities for reconfiguring albums of complicity" by Heidi Grunebaum
"Colonial Specimen/ Neocolonial Chic: commodification of archival portraits in South African textile design" by Annemi Conradie
"Ephemeral and Site-specific Encounters with the Freud Museum (London): Penny Siopis's Three Essays on Shame (2005) by Yvette Greslé
"Curating the Archive: rhythms of memory and justice" by Same Mdluli.
Leora Farber is Associate Professor and Director of the VIAD Research Centre, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg.
Claire Jorgensen is a Johannesburg-based visual culture researcher and project manager at VIAD.