Category Archives: Political Art

2014 Jan.29: WAM Photos

Portfolio #2 by Charmain Carrol Previous by CC. 2013 Dec. 25: Christmas that was and 2013 Dec. 15: Photos from the funeral of the recently murdered lesbian in Ratanda                           … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 29: South Africa’s New Mo(u)rning

   by Bridget Ngcobo What does it mean to be living in post apartheid South Africa? Does it mean, as the name of the generation alludes that we are (re)born free? Are our eyes open to the colors and sounds … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 21: ‘A part of Me’ in Paris

  by Andiswa Dlamini Words cannot describe my experience in Paris. It honestly felt like I was part of a painting. It felt surreal. It’s weird in life when we allow our dreams to expand to places and then when … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 4: From Market Photo Workshop to Bremen University

      by Fikile Mazambani   Zanele Muholi’s name has become synonymous with her visual activism which she calls “Visual/ Art activism – an artistic approach to hate crimes” such that one can almost overlook that she is a … Continue reading

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2013 Oct. 25: Black Lesbian French artist paints Mandela

My name is Pauline N’Gouala, I’m 27 and I live in Paris. I am an artist who likes to use art as a mirror. I am a fraternal twin and as a child I thought that everyone had the same … Continue reading

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