Category Archives: Activists Act

I am making history

by Sicka ‘Shaz’ Mthunzi   “When you want something, the whole universe conspires to help you achieve it,” a quoted sentence from a novel I read titled ‘The Alchemist‘ by Paulo Coelho. Through the journey of my life I have learnt … Continue reading

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2016 Oct. 11: When you fail I fail too…

You are a blessing to me since the day I conceived Since the day I open my two legs to catch you So you might not fall down or get cold You Stretch my belly to make yourself a ground to … Continue reading

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2016 Aug. 9: Look back and go forward

by Mbali Zulu Look back and go forward. Looking at the picture of the group I am forced to look back and go forward. What is it that I am looking back at? What is it that I am going … Continue reading

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2016 May 17: Launching Kwa-Thema Photo XP

by Lerato Dumse   The session starts with Zanele Muholi asking how many participants are in the project. People have to start writing, and Khanyisile Mtungwa is asked to borrow fellow participants a book for them to write on top … Continue reading

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2016 May 19: Day 7 PhotoXP visual diaries

by Lebo Mashifane Sunday, 15 May 2016 marked the 7th day of our PXP. The week felt very long and eventful to me, I was surprised that it has only been 7 days for so much to have happened. And it has … Continue reading

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2016 May 12: Free PhotoXP training for Kwa-Thema youth

by Lebo Mashifane The love we have for photography. Inkanyiso opens doors to the BLY (black lesbian youth) of Kwa-Thema yet again in 2016. A group of six BLY from this community participate in a Photo Experience (PXP) Workshop conducted by Inkanyiso … Continue reading

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2016 April 27: Re/Uniting with Faces and Phases participants on Freedom Day

by Fiona-Donna Young I have known about Faces and Phases since I was 16 years old and started reading Inkanyiso when I was 17 years old after countless google search attempts trying to see how best I would stay in … Continue reading

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