is a doctoral fellow of the RTG minor cosmopolitanisms at the
University of Potsdam, Germany and the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She
is currently researching the visualisation of “Southern African Later Iron Age Settlements
in the Digital Age.” Siyotula is informed by her training as a visual artist,
practices of blackness in contemporary visual arts, as well as her research interests
in intercultural relations. She is invested in practises of making—particularly
the making of visual images—within academia.