Tag Archives: Article by Lerato Dumse

2016 May 17: Launching Kwa-Thema Photo XP

by Lerato Dumse   The session starts with Zanele Muholi asking how many participants are in the project. People have to start writing, and Khanyisile Mtungwa is asked to borrow fellow participants a book for them to write on top … Continue reading

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2016 June 4: Muholi honored with Courage and Creativity award

by Lerato Dumse Zanele Muholi is the latest honoree for the 2016 Courage and Creativity award. Africa’s Out, an initiative by Wangechi Mutu conferred the award to this talented photographer and activist. The exciting ceremony was hosted at Pioneer Works, New York City (NYC) on June … Continue reading

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2016 June 2: Reflections galore at Pietermaritzburg F&P book launch

By Lerato Dumse Between signing books and figuring out the Johannesburg vs Pietermaritzburg (PMB) versions of IsiZulu, Faces and Phases (F&P) participants and attendants caught on like a house on fire during the latest F&P book launch. This is despite … Continue reading

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2016 March 25: VMCI unpacking the crucifixion of Jesus

Text by Lerato Dumse Photographs by Lizzy Muholi & Lindeka Qampi   Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI) held another successful annual three-day Easter Convention. Marianhill, founded by Abbot Francis is popularly known for its Roman Catholic presence was the town … Continue reading

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2016 Feb. 6: Cleveland moves

by Lerato Dumse When I saw a woman blowing smoke at a bus stop in Cleveland, my mind was shocked, for some reason it was like my first time seeing someone smoking. Then it hit, I don’t remember seeing anyone smoke … Continue reading

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2016 Feb. 7: Second Infinity award for South Africa

by Lerato Dumse It has been a good start to 2016 for Zanele Muholi, who is selected as an honouree for the 32nd annual Infinity Awards. The International Center of Photography (ICP) made the announcement beginning of February and the ceremony … Continue reading

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2016 Jan. 25: Creative Artists share knowledge on archiving

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Sandisiwe Dlamini & Lerato Dumse Over the last couple of days there have been numerous news reports about snakes being spotted in residential homes and incidents of humans and animals being bitten in South … Continue reading

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