Monthly Archives: July 2015

2015 July 24: LGBT network emerges from Shell

by Lerato Dumse After spending a year identifying, researching, reaching out, approaching, and convincing senior leaders, Linda Mayekiso succeeded in his plan to see Shell South Africa launch an LGBT network. This event was held on Tuesday, July 21 2015 … Continue reading

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2015 July 7: A meeting of minds

Report from Yithi Laba conference by Kopano Sibeko Photos by Lindeka Qampi & Zanele Muholi They say two heads are better than one; I say they are only better if they are functional. Yithi Laba conference proved to be the … Continue reading

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2015 July 2: My return to school

by Thembela ‘Terra’ Dick My heart was beating so fast, I was nervous and scared. Maybe its because it has been so long since the last time I was a registered student. Since dropping out of school, it has been … Continue reading

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2015 July 18: Photographs, writing and poetry remain as powerful reminders

by Lerato Dumse Hearing about someone’s passing forces you to reflect on that person’s life. We remember the role they played and lessons they leave behind. Then we search for reminders that will serve as permanent reminiscing tools. It was … Continue reading

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2015 July 6 Oslo Residency Appreciation

by Lindeka Qampi Hectic preparations for Visa It was such a hard experience applying for a visa to Norway. Time was against me, I was stressing myself about how to manage my busy schedule, as I was documenting the daily … Continue reading

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2015 June 30: South African Visual Activists Documenting Oslo

“We are not just about our sex, or just about what is between our legs, or what is on our chests, we live and eat; and there are so many socio economic factors that affect us.” – Fikile Vilakazi, South African … Continue reading

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2015 July 7: A month later after Yithi Laba conference

Photo Album Where:  Women’s Jail, Braamfontein, Johannesburg Photos by Lindeka Qampi & Zanele Muholi Videographers:  Mzonke Madotyeni & Phumlani Mdlalose Camera used:  Canon 6d                                 … Continue reading

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2015 July 3: Where I died

  Bottles were always popped We club hoped all night I was always high High on weed Drunk in love Your love my weakness The night was always young and we were I spent my youth falling in love with … Continue reading

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2015 July 1: Accepting my calling

by Phila Mbanjwa This is my story about the remains of pride, which I had the opportunity to experience. My reality of sharing space with total strangers that I met in Johannesburg, during the Yithi Laba Intergenerational Dialogue conference. The event was … Continue reading

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2015 July 10: How it all started

by Sharon “Sicka” Mthunzi It all started with a ‘selfie’ captured using my cell phone. I remember I used to look in the mirror with a phone on my left hand, and take pictures of myself. Before the birth of … Continue reading

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