Selected Writings

Ernst van der Wal. 2019. ‘The Fire in the Voice: Umlilo and the Performance of Queer South African Life’, in Whatever: A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies. 2(1): 97-116. DOI 10.13131/2611-657X.whatever.v2i1.28. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2019. ‘Holding Still: Psychology and Portraiture’, in SMAC. (available here).

Ernst van der Wal. 2019. ‘Johann Louw: Lacrimosa’, in SMAC. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2018. ‘Killing Rhodes: Decolonisation and Memorial Practices’, in Folk Life: Journal of Ethnological Studies. DOI 10.1080/04308778.2018.1502408. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2018. ‘Skewing the Nation: Mobilising Queer Citizenship in South Africa’, in Engel, U. & Rottenburg, R. (eds.). SPP 1448, no. 27. Pp 2-21. (available here)

Lizabé Lambrechts & Ernst van der Wal. 2018. ‘Landscapes of Loss: Curatorial Mapping and the Use of Archival Sound Recordings’, in South African Music Studies. 36/37: 362-388. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2017. ‘Body of/in Work: Moving Images and the Representation of Trans Sex Workers’, in Gender Questions. 5(1): 1-17. DOI 10.25159/2412-8457/2473. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2017. ‘Personal Photographic Archives and the Recollection of Trans Masculinities’, in Farber, L. & Jorgenson, C. (eds.). Critical Addresses: The Archive-in-Practice. Johannesburg: University of Johannesburg Press. ISBN 978-1-4314-2513-6. Pp 57-70. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2017. ‘On Camp Ceramics and Other Diversions’, in On Camp Ceramics and Other Diversions. Daniel Kruger, Ceramics 1984-2005. ISBN: 978-3-89790-482-8. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers. Pp 163-170. (see website for more information)

Ernst van der Wal. 2016. ‘Crossing Over, Coming Out, Blending In: A Trans Interrogation of the Closet’, in South African Review of Sociology.47(3): 44-64. DOI 10.1080/21528586.2016.1163289. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2010. ‘Queering Colonialism or Queer Imperialism? Migrating Images and Methodologies of Spatial Transgression’, in Mörtenböck, P. & Mooshammer, H. (eds.). Space (Re)Solutions: Intervention and Research in Visual Culture. Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8376-1847-1. Pp 87-99. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal & Lize van Robbroeck. 2010. ‘Narrations of Defiance, Vocabularies of Compliance: Queer Carnival and Post-Apartheid Identity’, in Farber, L. (ed.). Imaging Ourselves: Visual Identities in Representation. Johannesburg: University of Johannesburg Press. ISBN 9-780620-459464. Pp 132-141. (available here)

Ernst van der Wal. 2010. ‘Filaments of Narrative: Sculpture and the Unravelling of Identity’, in Andries Botha. Stellenbosch: US Wordfest. ISBN 9780-620-46372-0. Pp 8-11. (available here)