Monthly Archives: November 2014

2014 Nov. 24: Pleasant surprise

by Lerato Dumse A two-day surprise 25th birthday party for Akhona Nolusindiso Hailele, was celebrated mid November, in Alexandra Johannesburg. Akhona’s partner, Zandile Makhubu (22), thought it fit to throw the denim themed, surprise party for her live-in partner of … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 27: “I am more than just my body”

What:  Faces and Phases follow up Who:  Thelma Mutsa Honnor Where:  Farsta Centrum, Stockholm. SWEDEN When: 27/11/2014 Camera used:  Canon 6D with 50mm lens on Manfrotto K301 tripod   My name is Thelma Mutsa Honnor (34) who was born and … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 26: Faces and Phases mini book launch @ RFSL, Stockholm

Photos by Miles Rutendo Tanhira,  Mutsa Honnor and Zanele Muholi                                          Left to right:Mutsa Honnor and  Miles Tanhira, Harare, Zimbabwe, 2011.   Details … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 24: Our Photographs have been taken

by Junie Sihlangu I’ve always been a fan of Zanele Muholi’s work and it was such an honour to get to review her book Faces and Phases 2006–14. I honestly thought it would be just a bunch of photos, as … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 24: My love story

by Tsepo Kgatlhane I’m okay, but I know I will be better with love. From what I remember, I can’t pass knowing that I have always been celebrated. I have always been best friends with the finer things in life. … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 20: Book Review: Faces and Phases (2006 – 2014)

There is no single smile in Zanele Muholi’s Faces and Phases 2006-14 book The book was recently launched in Johannesburg South Africa, and is a collection of black and white portraits captured by Zanele Muholi between 2006 to 2014. They … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 21: I’m cut in two

by Christie van Zyl What if a non-discriminatory love was re-instated as the only mantra of Love? What if all forms of love were celebrated with no incidents of hate processing them before they are allowed to exist freely? What … Continue reading

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