PhD Urban and Regional Planning at University of Witwatersrand 2017-2020

The interactions between public space and spatial (in)justice: Comparing case studies in inner-city Johannesburg.

Recipient of NRF-funded bursary: Spatial Justice and Urban Resilience.

MSc African Studies at University of Oxford 2015/2016

Dissertation (with distinction): Caught Between the Past and Future: Layers of Meaning at Constitution Hill.

Methodology, Ethics and Research Strategies, Education in Africa, Themes in African History and the Social Sciences.

Recipient of Canon Collins Scholarship.

BA Honours in History with Distinction at University of Witwatersrand 2013

African Environmental History, Rural Transformation in South Africa and the Making of Urban South Africa.

Research Dissertation: The Social and Ecological Impacts of the Construction of Hartebeestpoort Dam 1912-1927.

Post Graduate Merit Award recipient.

Joint recipient of prize for top honours student in history.

National Research Foundation’s Local Histories and Present Realities programme bursary recipient.

BA University of Witwatersrand 2010-2012

Majors: Applied Economics III (Development Economics, Environmental Economics, History of Economic Thought, Labour Economics), and History III (Indian Ocean World, Europe since 1870, Making of Modern South Africa part 1and2)

Received MacMillan Prize for top student in 2nd year history.

Completed 2nd year in Politics and Philosophy.

Sacred Heart College Observatory 1993–2008.

Matriculated with distinctions in English, History, Geography and Mathematics.

Recipient of prize for top history student in Matric.

Elected by peers onto Learner Leadership Council.

Art Education: Studied under Hilary Keegan (2006-2010).


Jozi Land Art Fair ­– Installation of ephemeral rock balancing sculptures and land art interventions, Johannesburg, May 2018; May 2017; May 2016.

Series/Friends 3.3 – GIFs displayed at Worldart Gallery, Cape Town, September 2016.

Conté Creative Magazine – Digital Photograph Manipulations selected to be displayed in the Candy issue of Conté Creative Magazine, May 2015.

99% Local Festival – Co-curated exhibition space with Chrisantha Chetty and exhibited solo collages as well as collaborative UV installation with Chrisantha Chetty. October 2014.

Gwanza Month of Photography – Selection of photographs selected to be exhibited in Harare as part of the Moonwalking Exhibition 19 August – 19 September 2014.

PLAY::TRANSFORM – A UV art experience of our own work produced, curated, marketed and organized in collaboration with Chrisantha Chetty and Temba Middelmann. July 2013.

Make Love and Make Art – An art show experience of our own work produced, curated, marketed, organized and catered for in collaboration with Chrisantha Chetty and Temba Middelmann. December 2012.


  • Social Secretary for the University of Oxford Africa Society (October 2015-July 2016)

  • Marker at University of South Africa (August 2014-September 2015): Marking HYS1502 assignments.

  • History Tutor at University of Witwatersrand (2013-September 2015):

Tutoring 1st year students in Global Encounters and Contemporary Realities: Africa and Latin America.

  • Research Assistance for Prof. Clive Glaser (September 2014– August 2015)

  • Events organisation, artist promotions, DJing, graphic design and social media management at BeatNN collective (2012-2017) Johannesburg.

  • Member of organising team for Churn Boutique Electronic Festival (2015 + 2016), roles including social media management.

  • Member of organising committee for 99% Local Festival (2014).

  • Permissions Replacement Research and Activity Amendments for Grade 12 History textbook at Pearson Holdings (April 2014).