Category Archives: Arts

2019 Feb. 15: Participating in the 2019 Photo XP

Text and Phots by Ts’episo Mahooe A week of Muholi’s mobile school of photography was overwhelming. At first when I heard that Sir. Professor. Muholi was coming to Lesotho to facilitate a workshop I was very excited. First day when … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 14: Remembering to breath during Lesotho XP.

Text and Photos by Tsebo Phakisi I should have known the first day I left home to attend the weeklong Photo XP workshop that my life would change. I should have felt that the week would be a thrust so … Continue reading

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2019 Feb. 13: Ba Re Ne Re Photo XP – A career and life altering experience

Text and Photos by Mats’eliso Mots’oane January 28th: In December 2018, Lineo who is a good friend of mine told me that Prof. Zanele Muholi would be visiting Lesotho as part of a workshop with Ba Re Ne Re. Ba … Continue reading

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2016 June 26: All black everything at the Black Queer Social JOZI

Text by Rene Mathibe Photos by Ndileka Lujabe & Xolile Magubane Black Queers in Johannesburg were excited to hear that Queers on Smash was organizing a Black Queer social to be held at King Kong in Troyeville, Johannesburg on June 25th … Continue reading

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2015 April 13: Inscribing the cloth

 Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Renee Mussai Friends, allies, LGBT community members, artists, and activists filled up the London home of Renee Mussai for a Monday (13 April) evening get together, and to inscribe lesbian hate crime related text. Despite … Continue reading

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LGBTQIA History Month: Our Heroes- Zanele Muholi

Visual Activism is an alternative approach to convey black lgbti history in SA and beyond.

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2014 Dec. 24: If things were going my way

Lebo Leptie Phume & Zanele Muholi interviewed some special friends about their Christmas wishes. I grew up celebrating Christmas because that’s what everyone was doing and it’s not like I had a choice not to celebrate it. Even though I … Continue reading

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