Monthly Archives: June 2015

2015 Jan. 3: Current situation

It is late at night when my mind begins wondering to places I made a concise decision to ignore. The thought lingers over me like a dark cloud above my head and suddenly I am cold with sadness. I listen … Continue reading

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2015 June 28: Beauties from Faces celebrating their Phases

Where:  Durban, South Africa Being a woman is more to it than being a pretty face or have gorgeous make up that covers blemishes and pimples but it is about mostly the amount of struggle, trials and tribulations that one … Continue reading

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2015 June 27: My best Oslo Pride

by Zanele Muholi Where:  Oslo, Norway Camera used:  Canon 6d with 85mm and 50mm lenses For what: VACEP initiative                                           … Continue reading

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2015 June 25: Christie shines @ Cafe Sør in Oslo

What for:  Oslo Pride events Photos by Lindeka Qampi/ Inkanyiso media Camera used:  Canon 6d with 50mm lens hand held     In Resilience by Christie van Zyl “Dear Young Black Lesbian With Faces and Phases anew Your life has officially … Continue reading

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2015 March 27: Phases in retake

by Christie van Zyl Faces and Phases. What should have been a follow up became a retake. Never did I think a portrait could give me so much trouble. This afternoon Zanele Muholi asked to take a portrait shot of … Continue reading

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2015 June 19: Visual Activism Cultural Exchange Project (VACEP)

DOCUMENTATION – WORKSHOP – EXHIBITION – NETWORKING & RESEARCH – SHARING Core group: Christie van Zyl, Lerato Dumse, Collen Mfazwe, Lindeka Qampi, Zanele Muholi, Vibeke Hermanrud, Henriette Stensdal and Isah Rakeem (Queer World) Constantly – non-stop…J Fri. 19 June   … Continue reading

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2015 June 13: For my family with love

Self portraits taken for my grandchildren to note that I exist… Location: 200 South Street Inn Charlottesville, Virginia, US. During the Look3 foto festival I took this photo in my hotel room as I wondered how to approach my conversation … Continue reading

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