Category Archives: Short bio

2014 March 21: The critical work of a critic

The task of a writer engaging with the work of artists and activists is an important one. The critic does not only draw attention to the work of particular people but provides a way for readers and viewers to translate … Continue reading

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2014 March 1: Journeyed 3 cities in less than 30 hours

by Sly Mannya  I have known Zanele Muholi since 2003 when I was a 15 year old lesbian, in need to belong in a space where my sexuality (or whatever it was, I didn’t know at the time) was not … Continue reading

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