Tag Archives: Mourning

2014 Jan.11: One month later after your death

On 2nd Jan.2014, the LGBTI community heard of the sudden passing of Brenda ‘the hustler’ Mvula. A week later, 9th Jan. 2014 a memorial service was held by friends to commemorate her life at Act Church in Midrand. The 11th Jan. … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.29: WAM Photos

Portfolio #2 by Charmain Carrol Previous by CC. 2013 Dec. 25: Christmas that was and 2013 Dec. 15: Photos from the funeral of the recently murdered lesbian in Ratanda                           … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 29: South Africa’s New Mo(u)rning

   by Bridget Ngcobo What does it mean to be living in post apartheid South Africa? Does it mean, as the name of the generation alludes that we are (re)born free? Are our eyes open to the colors and sounds … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 27: If I only had five minutes…

A poem for Brenda Mvula written by her partner Koketso Matlaweng read at the memorial service on the 9th Jan.2014. If I only had five minutes the day you passed away, I would have had time to tell you all … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.15: Queer and Trans Art-iculations: Collaborative Art for Social Change

PRESS RELEASE WITS ART MUSEUM Zanele Muholi and Gabrielle Le Roux Opening: Wed 29 January 18h00 for 18h30. Exhibition dates: January 30 – March 30, 2014 Wits Art Museum, in partnership with Wits Centre for Diversity Studies and Inkanyiso, is … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 10: Opulence at the memorial service of Brenda “the hustler”

by Jeremiah Sepotokele, Lesiba Mothibe & Yaya Mavundla It is Thursday, 9th January 2013, when Inkanyiso crew attended Brenda Nonceba Mvula’s memorial service at Acts Christian Church in Midrand, Johannesburg. Although the Memorial Service was scheduled for 11h00 but started … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.9: Brenda Mvula’s Memorial Service

Brenda Mvula’s partner, Koketso Matlaweng in black mourning the sudden passing of her beloved supported by her aunt in a black & white top. Where:   Acts of God Christian Church, Midrand. When:  9th Jan. 2014 Photos by Lindeka Qampi … Continue reading

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