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2014 June 21: Continuity … Muholi ongoing Visual Activism

  Exactly a year ago. @ Kunstplass 5 gallery Where: Oslo, Norway Captured with iPhone 4 by Valerie Thomas   Related link 2013 June 21: The Princess of Norway pitched just for Muholi

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2014 May 14: Talented Ugandan Kuchus in Paris

  ___________________________ What:  “We Are One” performance by TUK – Paris Where:  Salle Olympe de Gouge15, rue Merlin – Paris When:  14th May 2014 @ 8 P.M.   In Uganda, lesbians and gay men are the targets of relentless hateful … Continue reading

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2014 May 19: WAM that was…

3 months later…

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2014 March 14: A video of Ayanda and Nhlanhla Moremi’s wedding

  4 months later … marital bliss. Ayanda Magoloza got married to Nhlanhla Moremi on the 9th Nov. 2013 in Katlehong. They exchanged the vows at Kwanele Park in Katlehong. Their wedding union was blessed by Pastor Tebogo Moema of Dominion … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.14: A video of Prince Claus Award Ceremony at WAM

This is one the video archive from the event that took place on the 14th Feb. 2014. More than 200 people were in attendance… Muholi would like all those who gave her support from the start till present. Documented by … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.28: Isiphiwo Sami

This short documentary is an exploration of Black Queers in SA (Beauties)… Queerizing Public Spaces. Produced in Durban in 2013, an exchange between black trans/ femme gay identifying persons from Durban and Johannesburg. Continuous documentation of Inkanyiso Productions celebrating our … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.7: How we remembered Mandela

  A short documentary captured during our Amsterdam visit in Dec. 2013. In song, dance and poetry, the great man’s spirit was kept alive even though he was no longer there. Thanks to ZAM for making the function possible, held … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 8: Miss Gay & Lesbian Soweto 2013 Semis video

    Only 8 days more to go before D-day which is the 7th Dec. 2013 Please come support this initiative and check more details on Facebook should you wish to come on board with your skills and moolahs. Twitter … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 25 South Africa: Video on Gender Violence

According to HRW direct email distributed recently, the work … Highlights Campaign; Documents Award-Winning Photographer’s Work (Johannesburg, November 25, 2013) – Human Rights Watch today released a short film that explores the work of the award-winning South African photographer and … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 4: From Market Photo Workshop to Bremen University

      by Fikile Mazambani   Zanele Muholi’s name has become synonymous with her visual activism which she calls “Visual/ Art activism – an artistic approach to hate crimes” such that one can almost overlook that she is a … Continue reading

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