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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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2015 July 24: LGBT network emerges from Shell

by Lerato Dumse After spending a year identifying, researching, reaching out, approaching, and convincing senior leaders, Linda Mayekiso succeeded in his plan to see Shell South Africa launch an LGBT network. This event was held on Tuesday, July 21 2015 … Continue reading

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2015 June 25: Christie shines @ Cafe Sør in Oslo

What for:  Oslo Pride events Photos by Lindeka Qampi/ Inkanyiso media Camera used:  Canon 6d with 50mm lens hand held     In Resilience by Christie van Zyl “Dear Young Black Lesbian With Faces and Phases anew Your life has officially … Continue reading

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2015 April 13: Inscribing the cloth

 Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Renee Mussai Friends, allies, LGBT community members, artists, and activists filled up the London home of Renee Mussai for a Monday (13 April) evening get together, and to inscribe lesbian hate crime related text. Despite … Continue reading

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2015 April 13: Ode to the Young Black Lesbian

Dear… Young black lesbian With time your faces will change With time your swag will re-arrange With time your phases will cut frames And in a stint you may look back and even consider yourself lame In time your life … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 11: The Artivist and the Doctor

… extracted from ZaVa series (2014) Camera used: Canon 6D on tripod Related links: http://stevenson.info/exhibitions/muholi/index2014.html         2012, is when we met in Paris… 2 years later feels like 20 years in a lesbian relationship is still ok. We’ve … Continue reading

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2014 June 16: Muholi on CBC Radio – Photos

    by Erin Warner of Ryerson Image Center gallery Where: Ryerson University, Toronto. Canada.       … so many questions asked. Interview transcript to be included later. Happy World Pride Toronto!!! Let us remember all those who did … Continue reading

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