Runette Kruger

about the author

Runette Kruger is Head of the Department of Fine and Applied Arts at the Tshwane University of Technology. She teaches art theory and supervises postgraduate candidates. She has published a number of articles and has delivered papers at national and international conferences. She recently completed a PhD in visual studies at the University of Pretoria for which she devised an agentic and dissident utopia, incorporating aspects of the work of Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, Louis Marin, Michel de Certeau, and Homi K Bhabha. Her research interests include Dutch art, time, space, utopia, newness, cities, globalisation, agency, and dissent.

info & contact


Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, ZA


krugerr [AT]



Chaosmic Nuptials: The Secret Language of Mondrian’s Jazz
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: chaosmos, colour, Franz Kafka, haecceity, jazz, milieu