Tag Archives: Fikile Mazambani

2014 June 27: A classy night at the Singapore O.P.E.N

by Fikile Mazambani “I feel like I am receiving an award from Singapore” At the invitation of Ong Keng Sen, the director of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), Zanele Muholi arrived in Singapore on Friday, 20 June to … Continue reading

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2014 June 26: Successful Faces and Phases O.P.E.N in Singapore

  Zanele Muholi speaking at the opening of her exhibition “fo(u)nd”                Noorlinah Mohamed, Director, The O.P.E.N.     Shobha Bhalla, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, India Se        Zizi Azah, Artistic Director of … Continue reading

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2014 June 16 From Joburg to Sao Paulo to Toronto

Muholi’s Travel Log The past week in Toronto was a fantastic blur.  I arrived on Sunday, 15 June 2014 after five 5 years since my last stay there.  I went to Ryerson University and it is where I studied MFA: Documentary … 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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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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2014 Feb.4: Newly ordained pastors of VMCI church

  Translated by Christie FossilSoul Edited by Fikile Mazambani On Saturday, 1 February 2014, the congregation of Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI) in Durban witnessed the ordaining of new pastors – a ceremony they had waited for with bated breath.  … Continue reading

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