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2018 Oct. 25: Somnyama Ngonyama

To name ourselves rather than be named, we must first see ourselves – Lorraine O’grady When thinking portraiture, Somnyama Ngonyama is a persistent point of reference. When questioning notions of self-identification, I refer back to this haunting work as though … Continue reading

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2017 July 29: Pride and Loss during Amsterdam Pride 2017

  Pride and Loss Curated by Lerato Dumse, with work by Boitumelo Nkopane, Collen Mfazwe, Lebogang Mashifane, Lerato Dumse, Thembela Dick and Velisa Jara. Exhibition opening 3 August 2017 | 17-21h | Weteringschans 69, Amsterdam Press release by curator Lerato Dumse: … Continue reading

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2017 July 22: LGBTI Leadership & Career Expo

Text by Yaya Mavundla    It is Saturday the 22nd of July 2017, Constitution Hill and Koketso Rathumbu hosted a group of LGBTI individuals from townships and the surroundings of Gauteng to change stereotypes of LGBTI people & careers, expose … Continue reading

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2016 Oct. 12: The dancer’s psyche

Before, during and after the performance at FotoFocus 2016 Performances take their own form. The space, atmosphere and musicality usually influence the entire performance and movement vocabulary. The 8th October performance at the National Underground Railroad Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, … Continue reading

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2016 Sept. 15: A decade of Faces and Phases

by Donna A M Smith Johannesburg, September 2016 Much has been written and said about award-winning photographer, Zanele Muholi, and her ground-breaking work of documenting the lives of black lesbians and transgender persons in South Africa and other parts of … Continue reading

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2016 Aug. 20: Lesego’s follow up

by Lesego Masilela Our initial plan was to meet at Constitutional Hill, where we were supposed to do Faces and Phases 2016 follow up shoot. I ended up at Stevenson gallery in Braamfontein. I wasn’t sure if I should get in … Continue reading

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2016 Aug. 20 When Faces Meet in Joburg

… we do what we do best. Photos by Zanele Muholi Camera used: Canon 6d with 85mm lens on tripod How the photo was taken: 10 sec self timed… What’s the occasion: Faces and Phases photo shoot Who’s in the … Continue reading

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