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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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2019 April 21: Muholi to receive Rees Visionary Award

Text by Theo Tyson P P ArtBall 2019 – an annual fundraiser for Amref Health Africa in the USA – will honor South African visual activist Zanele Muholi with the Rees Visionary Award. Named after its late founder, surgeon and artist … 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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2017 Sept. 28: NIKE Honours Young South African with exclusive edition BHM Sneakers

    MEDIA RELEASE Black History Month is commemorated every February in the United States of America, celebrating the achievements of black Americans. Since 2005, it is also the month Nike unveils its distinct designs of Black History Month (BHM) … Continue reading

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2017 Sept. 11: ‘Brave Beauties’ Cape Town Chapter

by Zama Shange On August  22, 2017 at 12h30, I received a WhatsApp text from Zanele Muholi: “Would you consider joining us for the Cape Town show to open on 31/08/17”. Needless to say I was stunned, and for a … Continue reading

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2017 July 30: My first trip to the United Kingdom (London)

by Thobeka Bhengu  I departed from South Africa on the 8th of July 2017 and arrived in London on the 9th of July. It had been a long trip and the body was naturally tired but was still functional. I … Continue reading

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