Department of Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology

Dr A Krajewska

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 484 1154
Fax: 012 429 4444


  • PhD Art History (University of South Africa, 2014)
  • Master’s degree in Fine Arts (University of Pretoria, 2001; Cum laude)

Fields of academic interests

Research interests

  • Critical Posthumanism
  • Neurosciences (mirror neurons)
  • Information and technology
  • Mythologies, narratives and belief systems
  • Speculative fiction 

Field of Specialisation

  • Biocultural critique of art objects and texts
  • Simulation and embodiment
  • Systems of knowledge propagation
  • Cinematography and video art
  • Cognitive turn in Humanities 

Journal articles

  • The science-fiction film Gattaca interpreted as an Icarian flight towards liberation. De Arte 73. 2006. pp.3-17.  

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Coordinator of Visual Arts
  • Member of SAVAH 


  • Group exhibition Staff Show at Unisa Art Gallery