Thursday 12th of December 2019

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Azanian People’s Liberation Army

Azanian People’s Liberation Army

“The APLA Day anniversary is one of the most memorable in the annual Africanist calendar. On this day we honour the fallen heroes of the Struggle, including the many Poqo combatants who were hanged by the settler regime. It is a great tragedy that many of the veterans who served and sacrificed for freedom are today socially and economically indigent.

Yenza Kwenzeke

Yenza Kwenzeke

The 2019 edition pays homage to the spirit of spaces, projects, platforms, and patrons that play a vital role in supporting artists and curators who would otherwise have no access to the art world or opportunities to critically reflect on their practices and changes within the larger cultural landscape.

Women in Photojournalism

Women in Photojournalism

The event will also honour South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, who was kidnapped in Syria and kept in jail against his will since January 2017. October marks 1 000 days since Mohamed has been held under captivity. Mohamed is one of South Africa’s most respected photojournalists, community media practitioners and Market Photo Workshop alumnus.

Unfollowing The Herd

Unfollowing The Herd

These films were subject to the approval of the dystopian censor’s board which was created to quell rebellion. The black captive audience consumed these representations which were “overt vehicles for purveying traditionalism,” as Feinberg noted.

Venus vs Modernity

Venus vs Modernity

At the peak of her fame in the early 1800s, Saartjie Baartman became a reference point for abolishionists, fashion designers, and political satirists alike. Her remains were dissected and put on display at the French National Museum for 150 years, and in 2002, Saartjie Baartman was finally returned to the land of her birth, the Gamtoos River Valley in the Eastern Cape.

HYuj Matters - Many Branches To One Tree Pose

HYuj Matters - Many Branches To One Tree Pose

In my curious journeys I have studied and tried different kinds of yoga and even pleasantly surprised to find Kemetic yoga whose origins are in Egypt. There are different types of yoga that are tailor made for different interests and different body/mind types.

A Nation in Mourning

A Nation in Mourning

The world stopped turning for many of us last past week. We abandoned our daily posts to rage against the patriarchy and the violence we experience. It was profound, something has cracked open that should lead to a greater shift. We are surfacing at the bottom of the iceberg, making the invisible visible. It is our trauma as much as it is the trauma of the recent victims.