Category Archives: Exhibitions

2014 Oct. 13: See you @ Upcoming Mbokodo Awards 2014

      2013 winners in the different categories are as follows: 1. Women in Indigenous Art: Peki Emmelinah “Nothembi” Mkhwebane 2. Promotion of Language and Story Telling: Nthabiseng Sibanda 3. Creative Writing: Devarakshanam Betty Govinden 4. Poetry: Myesha Jenkins … Continue reading

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2014 June 20: Spana my child

by Pam Dlungwana How do you describe Inkanyiso to a foreign audience? What is it? Is it an artist’s itch to get back into the activist pool because that is how they have framed their practice in the global sphere? … Continue reading

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2014 March 12: Loving Us With The Fierceness We Deserve:

Reflections on Zanele Muholi’s talk @ Impact Hub Oakland by Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene  “I’m a visual activist.  I prefer, or want, to think that what I’m doing is activism using visuals as means to articulate my many issues…Activism, activism—to … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.15: “ Of Love & Loss” review

by Nomfundo Mgabadeli   The Wits Arts Museum and the Stevenson Gallery in Johannesburg played host to one of the most talented, hard-working, passionate visual artist activist of today, Zanele Muholi. Muholi unveiled her latest offering, titled “Of Love and … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.14: Prince Claus Award ceremony + Of Love and Loss exhibition opening

Photos by Bongi Thekwane Mpisholo, Collen Mfazwe & Mzonke Madotyeni. 14th Feb. 2014 Cameras used: Canon 5d and 6d Where: Wits Art Museum and Stevenson Gallery, Braamfontein. Johannesburg.                         … Continue reading

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2014 Feb. 4: Special Announcement

    Prepared by Wits Art Museum (WAM) This talkabout is part of ‘Queer and Trans Art-iculations: Collaborative Art for Social Change’ exhibition. Other important dates are: 15 February 12h00 Family TALKABOUT with Leigh Blanckenberg 22 February 12h00 Artist TALKABOUT … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 29: Photos from exhibition opening at Wits Art Museum (WAM)

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Portfolio #1/2014 A photo album by Nqobile Zungu A BIG THANK YOU! Wednesday the 29th of January 2014 history was made at Wits Arts Museum (WAM) when the  queer & trans Art-iculations collaborative art for social change exhibition opened. What … Continue reading

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