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2019 Feb. 1: Day 5 Review Photo XP Maseru (The final day of the experience)

Text by: Thobeka Bhengu Photos by: Thobeka Bhengu and Lerato Dumse The first day of February 2019 was the last day with these young and brilliant Basotho women. The day started with breakfast as usual and later included a brief … Continue reading

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2019 Jan. 29: Day 2 Review of the Photo XP Maseru

By Thobeka Bhengu On the second day of the experience, Sir Zanele Muholi and Thobeka Bhengu drove from Johannesburg, South Africa to Lesotho in the morning to join the team that had already arrived in Maseru. The drive was nearly … Continue reading

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2017 Sept. 11: ‘Brave Beauties’ Cape Town Chapter

by Zama Shange On August  22, 2017 at 12h30, I received a WhatsApp text from Zanele Muholi: “Would you consider joining us for the Cape Town show to open on 31/08/17”. Needless to say I was stunned, and for a … 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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2017 July 4: Tumi’s Foundation in photography

by Tumi Nkopane The 11th of January 2017 was my first day studying a Foundation Course (FC) in photography at the Market Photo Workshop (MPW) in Newtown, Johannesburg. The opportunity to study was granted to me by Zanele Muholi who is … Continue reading

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2016 Oct. 20 FotoFocus Personae meets Saxophonist

by Sebenzile Langa Being a classically trained Tenor Saxophonist means I have been on stage more times than I can remember. This was different though. Being invited to Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States of America to interpret the Faces … Continue reading

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2016 Sept.13: My path to freedom and love for Self

My Life story I could never have imagined the day would come where I could proudly say, I am a MAN! My journey, though not yet over, has tested my resilience, my sense of self and has taught me to … Continue reading

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