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Credits and Acknowledgements


  • Director: Lenore Manderson
  • Organising Committee: Lenore Manderson, David Andrew, Christo Doherty, Isabel Hofmeyr, Craig Sheridan
  • Assistant Directors: Zanele Madiba, Tobias Manderson-Galvin
  • Origins Centre Curator: Tammy Hodgskiss
  • Zines design and Production: Pxssy on a Plinth

Across the university and beyond, among others: Tegan Bristow, Reghana Burns, Blossom Catling, Ferna Clarkson, Robin Drennan, Michelle Gallant, Emma Ketzie,  Boniswa Khumalo, Ndhuvazi Kubayi, George Mahashe, Beverley Manus, Deborah Minors,  Pam Moodley, Magcina Nyoni‎, Tanya Schonwald, Oupa Sibeko and Bie Venter.  And especial thanks to the creative artists, humanities scholars and scientists, policy makers and activists, who joined us in this unique programme.


Watershed is supported financially by and through collaboration with Wits University: Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research; Centre in Water Research and Development (CiWARD); School of Public Health; Faculty of Science; Faculty of the Humanities; the Wits School of Arts, Divisions of Digital Arts and Fine Arts; Oceanic Humanities for the Global South, School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM and WiSER); Department of Anthropology, School of Social Sciences; Sibanye Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine); and Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment. Watershed also includes collaboration with the Fak’ugesi Festival; and the financial, administration and scholarly support of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES), Brown University, Providence RI.  Participants also received support from Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Amherst College, University of the Western Cape and Sibanye-Stillwater.