Category Archives: Exhibitions

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)

This gallery contains 28 photos.

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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2013 Sept. 23: Leaving Los Angeles

The main photo was taken 10 mins before we left the hotel where we stayed for 6 days. We met a lot of wonderful friends and shared good conversations… Oh how I long for the Griffith Park, Hollywood where mountains … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 22: Stop this is hurting me…

A profile of Ziyanda Majozi by Kopano Sibeko “This is gonna sound weird, conversations to self, but the universe holds us and I’m sure it doesn’t miss anything oh, well the big man up there knows everything too.  This is … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 9: Muholi being seen by fellow artists

Location: Antwerp, Belgium Related articles 2013 July 27: African Lesbians and Transgender Facing Belgium and 2013 Aug. 7: Reality Check from the 2013 World Outgames  

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