Tag Archives: Learning from each other

2015 April 13: Javas approaches new Phase – Marriage

*** The life story was first published in Faces and Phases (2006-14) book***   People call me Javas. I was born in Soweto but now live in Thokoza. I was born in 1974 on 16 December. I have two brothers and … Continue reading

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2014 Dec. 1: “The portraits are no longer just pictures”

Book Review by Rene Mathibe I have been fascinated with books ever since I learnt how to read. To be able to read and understand someone’s story is beautiful. Zanele Muholi launched her fourth book titled “Faces and Phases 2006-14” … Continue reading

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2014 March 12: Loving Us With The Fierceness We Deserve:

Reflections on Zanele Muholi’s talk @ Impact Hub Oakland by Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene  “I’m a visual activist.  I prefer, or want, to think that what I’m doing is activism using visuals as means to articulate my many issues…Activism, activism—to … Continue reading

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