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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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2015 March 19: The censored and oppressed recognized

by Lerato Dumse While many choose to play it safe in life, with comfortable 9-5pm jobs, living in safe neighborhoods, engaging in safe conversations, and staying out of their corrupt government and their associate’s way. There are brave women and … Continue reading

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2014 June 17: Muholi’s Ryerson University (RIC) Talk

by Fikile Mazambani 36 of more than 240 black and white portraits that make up Faces and Phases (2006-2014), hung in the Ryerson Image Centre as part of an exhibition meant to coincide with Toronto’s World Pride celebrations. Zanele Muholi, … Continue reading

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The other me

by Maureen Velile Majola Sometimes tears are frozen and unknown to me Sometimes fear is all my heart feels yet it’s all I don’t need in me Sometimes I lay awake at night when my mind is wide awake Sometimes nothing … Continue reading

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2013 January 31: Sex In Transition book launch

L-R: Amanda Swarr & Zanele Muholi after the Sex In Transition book launch at University of Washington, Seattle, US. Recently published by Amanda Swarr who is a UW associate professor. Swarr did research in South Africa from 1997-2009 Sex in … Continue reading

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