Category Archives: Race

2019 April. 12: Free State Arts Symposium The Essential Ingredient 

Review by Thobeka Bhengu  On the 21st of March 2019, Inkanyiso Media team in support of Sir Zanele Muholi attended the 3rd annual Free State Arts Symposium (FSAS) 2019, the queer edition, which looked at the essential ingredient. The symposium brought under one roof various artists, … Continue reading

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2015 Nov. 25: The best ‘black’ exhibition of the season

Photo album by Lebo Mashifane                                                 Read and view photos from Somnyama Ngonyama series, currently showing at … Continue reading

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2015 June 19: I use my body to express myself and break norms

I am Tshepo Seoketsi Mooketsi,  a first year Communication Sciences and Anthropology student at a South African University. I am an LGBTIQ Activist and a Trans feminist who hails from Schweizer Reneke a small rural town in the North West Province … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 17: SA Fashion Week photo of the night


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2014 April 27: Unanswered questions

  Why are we getting killed? When you kill me according to faith you kill only the body a loving heart remains my soul remains Why are we getting killed? When you kill me you are killing a natural being … Continue reading

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2014 March 20: Black lesbian denied Schengen visa by German Embassy

      “For reasons unknown” Lungile Dladla, a South African lesbian, activist and participant in the world acclaimed Faces and Phases portraiture series by 2013 Prince Claus Laureate, Zanele Muholi, has been denied a visa to travel to Berlin, … Continue reading

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2014 March 8: Freedom of Nude Expression

Yesterday as the world celebrated the International Women’s Day others took on the streets to either make a mark or demonstrated to claim their spaces. This picture was taken on our way to Golden Gate bridge. As we stood in … Continue reading

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2014 March 5: More than an activist…

by Fikile Mazambani At the behest of Maurita N Poole, a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow for Diversity in the Arts, Zanele Muholi brought her series; Faces and Phases, Beulahs and Being to the Williams College Art Museum (WCAM) in Williamstown, Massachusetts … Continue reading

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2013 Oct. 26: Sandton Pride photos

Photos by Akhona Hailele (26.10.203)   About the photographer Akhona Hailele was born on the 6th of November 1989 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape and later moved to King Williams Town. Hailele then moved to Johannesburg in 2011 to further her … 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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