Tag Archives: Visual activism

2019 March 3: Yithi Laba Exhibition Opening

by Lihle Mkhize The exhibition titled Yithi Laba is a celebration of reflection and commemoration of five women photographers in response to the Twenty-five years of Democracy. The show features a combination of five award winning photographers including Professor Zanele … Continue reading

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2019 Mar. 1: Yithi Laba State of Photography Address

By Lindiwe Dhlamini Photos by Inkanyiso Team     The echoing voices of the crowd that was in attendance during  Yithi Laba (This is us) exhibition opening curated by Lerato Dumse & Zakara Raitt at the Market Photo Workshop in Newtown, … Continue reading

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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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2018 October 25: Somnyama Ngonyama – Wiser Launch

Text by Jackie Mondi Photos by Lerato Dumse & Terra Dick   Indeed, I do tread lightly around Zanele! You see, I am a reluctant or rather self-conscious writer, but Zanele somehow manages to ignore my protestations with a stern … Continue reading

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2018 Oct. 25: Black Queer Joy

Photos and text by Lerato Dumse     Simon Nkoli Memorial Lecture brought together Sandile Ndelu, Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane and Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe three academic minds to lead the panel discussion marking the 20th year commemoration titled Black Queer Possibilities: Reading … Continue reading

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2017 July 30: Painful send off for transgender activist Iko Mash

Text by Yaya Mavundla Photos by Zanele Muholi The funeral service of Iko Mash was very painful. Iko who passed away on the 21st of July 2017 was buried on Saturday the 29th of July 2017. Her funeral service was … Continue reading

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2017 July 30: My first trip to the United Kingdom (London)

by Thobeka Bhengu  I departed from South Africa on the 8th of July 2017 and arrived in London on the 9th of July. It had been a long trip and the body was naturally tired but was still functional. I … Continue reading

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