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2015 Aug. 9: Balancing culture and activism

by Jacqui Mseleku-Ngwane In my line of work I have seen so much abuse and injustice that happens in the name of culture. I am a dynamic Zulu woman, raised in a cosmopolitan household so different from normal Zulu households. … Continue reading

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2015 March 25: Connections rekindled at the Cape Town reunion

by Lerato Dumse Eyes were cast in Cape Town (CPT) with the hype created by the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, and the #RhodesMustFall campaign at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Faces and Phases 2006-14 (F&P) commanded its own … 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 Feb. 4: Stolen Innocence

by Zodwa Nkwinika I screamed, begged you to stop tried to push you off, But you were too strong, I couldn’t get you off me. The more I screamed for help was the more my voice faded, and I got you … Continue reading

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