Tag Archives: Existence

2016 Sept. 5 Awake

by Vania Cruz Maoze How do you start a day without knowing how it will end? We dream to see the reality. The reality is that here in South Africa it was started by people such as Simon Nkoli. He … Continue reading

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South African Visual Activism opens eyes in Liverpool

by Lerato Dumse It was exciting to witness the opening of Zanele Muholi’s Vukani exhibition, at Open Eye Gallery, in Liverpool UK. Three gallery rooms are currently occupied by Muholi’s photographs and documentaries on a show which opened on September 17, … Continue reading

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2015 Sept. 11: Ubuntu bam’

by Noluntu Makalima Who is Noluntu they ask, Noluntu is a universal being who embraces the true spirit of the name “Ubuntu”, meaning the love of all humanity. The name favours the spirit of unity at all times.  Noluntu validates … Continue reading

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2015 June 28: My 2015 Durban June Pride

by Tinashe Wakapila It was a very wonderful day on the 26th of June. The reason for my joy is because it was a day before pride. I had visitors who travelled from other provinces. They are friends that I … Continue reading

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2015 June 25: Christie shines @ Cafe Sør in Oslo

What for:  Oslo Pride events Photos by Lindeka Qampi/ Inkanyiso media Camera used:  Canon 6d with 50mm lens hand held     In Resilience by Christie van Zyl “Dear Young Black Lesbian With Faces and Phases anew Your life has officially … Continue reading

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2015 Jan. 21: A “word porn star’s” heart is captured by some pieces

Book review by Lonwabo Mlabatheki The first time I read about the book was on the net and that’s when I told myself, this book is a must have. Not knowing it captured photographs of faces I was familiar with and of people … Continue reading

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2015 Jan. 11: “Recognizing faces that graced the walls…”

BOOK REVIEW by Mantedieng Mantis Mamabolo The night of Faces and Phases 2006-14 book launch came (November 7, 2014) and my Friday night schedule had been cleared. I envisioned a quiet night spent cramped in a small coffee shop, drinking … Continue reading

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2014 May 13: “Making love to it”

by Lebohang ‘Leptie’ Phume   Based on the 12th April 2014 photo shoot experience in Parktown, Johannesburg I have never imagined myself behind the camera, instructing or photographing. But that perception changed few weeks ago when I found myself watching … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.9: “Enforcing my existence!”

Edited by Fikile Mazambani AneIe Khaba is a young black woman, born in Heidelburg on the 30th of May 1992 and was raised in Springs, Kwa-Thema. She lived with her parents and would spend time at her grandmothers’ as well until 2012 when … Continue reading

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