Category Archives: Maureen Velile Majola

2014 May 21: Muholi presents a lecture on Black Queer Born Frees in SA

  Where: Bremen University (Art & Design) department Country: Germany When: 21/05/2014 The guest lecture and workshop was part of the hon. professorship duties. See previous for details on the link below. 2013 Nov. 4: From Market Photo Workshop to … Continue reading

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2013 June 21: Yesterday’s Reality Check

Breakfast dialogue: Reality check: Understanding the lives of sexual minority women in South Africa. – Is lack of knowledge and misunderstandings causing sensationalism and victimhood in the media? Each time we are represented by outsiders, we are merely seen as … Continue reading

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2013 June 21: The Princess of Norway pitched just for Muholi

by Maureen Velile Majola As we gathered at the Kunstplass 5 gallery waiting for the Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit to arrive. The Princess made a special trip to the gallery just to meet Zanele Muholi and see the ‘I See Rainbows’ … Continue reading

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2013 June 4: My Only Man

by Maureen Velile Majola “In South Africa a woman is more likely to be raped than learn how to read” text borrowed from 1in9 campaign struggle t-shirt worn by one of the mourners at Noxolo Nogwaza’s funeral in 2011. Many … Continue reading

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