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2017 April 27: 23 Years of ‘Freedom’

“The prospect of being given a second chance after 1994 is rather intricate, I say to you now; I am the change I want to see in South Africa. As much as I was once left bruised, violated, lied to, … Continue reading

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2016 Aug. 3: Erection elections

Text and photos by Lebo Mashifane I was awoken by a phone call from my grandmother asking me if I am going to cast my vote. Indifferent with the elections, I answered “yes” just to make my old Lady happy. … Continue reading

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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 Sept. 12: ‘2015, the year of breaking my silence’

by Christie van Zyl This year was my first time attending Mbokodo awards ‘Celebrating Women in the Arts’. Ang’zange nga kuzwa ukubumbana kwabantu besifazane kanje. (I have never experienced a solidarity of women so strongly before) Our mission for the … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 1: Chubby Vogue Divas: A Critique of the Female Body

    A photographic body of work by Charmain Carrol. Chubby Vogue Divas exhibition is by a Market Photo Workshop graduate Charmain Carrol, (Photographer) which is a series of 21 photos of big black women who get to feel good … Continue reading

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2015 Jan. 21: A “word porn star’s” heart is captured by some pieces

Book review by Lonwabo Mlabatheki The first time I read about the book was on the net and that’s when I told myself, this book is a must have. Not knowing it captured photographs of faces I was familiar with and of people … Continue reading

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2014 March 29: Is it violence or love between two men?

by Maureen Velile Majola When two men from two different worlds redefine what it means to be a man, to show emotions and express oneself, their worlds collide through dance and they create a powerful piece that shows emotions one … Continue reading

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