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2019 Sep. 1: Queers Converse

by Nonkululeko Dube I was invited to document a dinner gathering on August 1st 2019. It was hosted in Parktown North, Johannesburg,  by David Lewis-Peart who lives in Toronto, Canada. He was invited to South Africa by Prof/Sir Zanele Muholi for Faces and Phases 13 … Continue reading

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2019 June 9: Creating and sharing art knowledge in the Eastern Cape.

Text by Aluncedo Cetywayo Images: by Aluncedo Cetywayo and Charmain Carrol Wednesday 29 May afternoon in Johannesburg, from Parktown to Park Station with heavy baggage filled with donations for BNM art centre founded by Charmain Carrol based in Ngqwarha, Mount … Continue reading

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2019 Mar. 20: Struggles of uplifting our townships.

by Nonkululeko “Sicka” Mthunzi Photos by Simphiwe Makhanya Everywhere I go and everything I do I never forget where I come from, Daveyton eVutta, ikasi lama kasi. I’m from East-Rand, the last township before you enter Mpumalanga. East-Rand is where … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 8: Beautiful faces and kisses from Soweto Pride 2014

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2014 Sept. 21: Martha Qumba in conversation with Young female photographers from Aurora GHS

  Aurora High School girls are challenging the male dominated industry by taking extra photography lessons. These Grade 10 and 12 learners from impoverished communities want to become photographers so that they can document their own stories.   The visual … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 23: Relatives and friends shed tears at Gift’s funeral and some fainted

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Lindeka Qampi When the casket carrying the body of Disebo Gift Makau (23), was lowered six feet underground at a Ventersdorp cemetery, in the North West, on August 23.     Family and friends … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 8: To be honest I love how I look

My name is Katiso Kgope, and I was born on September 18, in 1995. I was born in Glen Wood hospital, Benoni my parents are Mandla Kgope and the late Mpho Kgope – Monyake. I was given the name of … Continue reading

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