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2019 Sep. 1: Queers Converse

by Nonkululeko Dube I was invited to document a dinner gathering on August 1st 2019. It was hosted in Parktown North, Johannesburg,  by David Lewis-Peart who lives in Toronto, Canada. He was invited to South Africa by Prof/Sir Zanele Muholi for Faces and Phases 13 … Continue reading

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2019 Aug. 31: Reclaiming Blackness: Ikhono LaseNatali

Written by: Tebogo Nong Ikhono LaseNatali is an exhibition commissioned by Professor Sir Zanele Muholi featuring the works of 25 talented Durban-based artists who have interpreted Sir Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama (Hail, the dark lioness). The Cape Town edition of Ikhono … Continue reading

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2019 July 30: When Faces Meet

by Mercury Duma A day of triumph and celebration was held at the Stevenson Art Gallery in Parktown North, Johannesburg on the 20th of July 2019. Rainbow colours covered the the fence leading up to the exhibition. Different outfits, different personalities and different … Continue reading

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2019 July 30: Our history will not be forgotten.

by Tinashe Wakapila A journey that started with a face and a camera has evolved to phases of queer beings leaving a forest of family trees of the LBTI+ COMMUNITY. Positive Narratives of Queer beings centuries ago was nowhere to … Continue reading

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2017 July 29: 7 years of writing Pieces of Expressions.

by Nonkululeko Dube On the 27th of July 2019 at AGOG Gallery in Johannesburg, Lebo Diverse launched a book titled PIECES OF EXPRESSIONS in the name of art-create. The book was published under Seven27 project that is an artist hub that grooms and … Continue reading

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2018 Nov.7: Launching the Dark Lioness

by Lerato Dumse Following successful launches in USA Philadelphia, Atlanta, New York City as well as Johannesburg, South Africa. Oslo, Norway became the first European country to host Somnyama Ngonyama book launch on November 1, 2018. Zanele Muholi launched the … Continue reading

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2018 October 25: Somnyama Ngonyama – Wiser Launch

Text by Jackie Mondi Photos by Lerato Dumse & Terra Dick   Indeed, I do tread lightly around Zanele! You see, I am a reluctant or rather self-conscious writer, but Zanele somehow manages to ignore my protestations with a stern … Continue reading

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