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2015 Oct. 29: She sings A New Song

Theatre performance review by Lebo Mashifane I feel the chill of “the winter rain”…no; the chills of a great performance as I become engulfed by Sibulele Gcilitshana playing the role of Thokozile in a  A New Song play written and … Continue reading

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2015 May 6: Snow Black and the Huntsman – Musings on the work of Zanele Muholi

by Liona Nyariri  Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence Brooklyn Museum, New York 1 May – 1 November 2015 I’m standing on the gallery floor at the Brooklyn Museum, looking down into a transparent glass coffin that lies at my feet. Inside the … Continue reading

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2015 May 9: A Review of Isibonelo/Evidence I

by Adejoke Tugbiyele Photos by Terra Dick Zanele Muholi’s beautiful works are currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. It includes photographs of several dozen black and white portraits of lesbians and transgendered … Continue reading

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2014 April 5: “We are being killed for nothing”

  A impression by Signe Tveskov __________________________ Performance: Maureen Velile Majola & Jelena Kuljic Video: “Isililo” by Zanele Muholi Where:  Constanza Macraz/ Dorkypark – Studio 44. Berlin   Heavy sounds of breathing. The sounds are somehow disturbing. We don’t know if it … Continue reading

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2014 March 21: The critical work of a critic

The task of a writer engaging with the work of artists and activists is an important one. The critic does not only draw attention to the work of particular people but provides a way for readers and viewers to translate … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.14: “Black South African visual artist lesbian, Zanele Muholi, in a transparent coffin of love and loss”

by Aluta Humbane Zanele Muholi, the 2013 Prince Claus Laureate, put on what could be best termed a conversation starter of an exhibition during the prestigious Prince Claus Laureate Award ceremony. The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, H.E. … 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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