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The Javett-UP Art Centre’s response to SWEAT open letter

The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (Javett-UP) is primarily an educational institution. Javett-UP aims to be a home for the art of Africa, which means several things; we want to exhibit art from all over the continent (and the Diaspora), we want to educate people about the arts, and we do so through a rigorous and accessible school and public programme, we want to be a platform for sometimes difficult conversations about the arts (in a decidedly non-academic tone) and we want to examine our history, our present and the possibilities for our futures as Africans.

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