Saturday 14th of December 2019

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Phila Ndwandwe

Phila Ndwandwe

Her death and grave came to be known, when her killer asked for amnesty for her brutal murder. Her killers testified before the TRC that she was repeatedly beaten and kept naked for 10 days, until she made herself a pair of panties using a plastic bag. When they realized they weren't going to get the Commander to betray her comrades, her killers blindfolded her, took her to a veld and shot her in the skull.

The Blacks of Durban

The Blacks of Durban

Upon moving into the main networking stage, an introduction behind the conception of These Dam Blacks as a space was given by one of the founders, which in short, can probably be best summarized as a business, social, and cultural network centered on reimagining and building new futures for blacks in a world otherwise formed against them.

Tshepang Ramoba: SEŠATE

Tshepang Ramoba: SEŠATE

Africa is home to many legendary folk tales that have laid foundation to many cultural teachings. Even though these folk stories differ from each culture, there’s always a common thread that is similar and relatable. Through Tshepang’s new EP, audience are reintroduced to authentic folk stories told his in native language SEŠATE (Sepedi).

Black Child's Pledge

Black Child's Pledge

I pledge allegiance to my Black People. I pledge to develop my mind and body to the greatest extent possible. I will learn all that I can in order to give my best to my People in their struggle for liberation.

Creating A Less Good Idea

Creating A Less Good Idea

Twice a year, artists from different art disciplines meet to create work for the bi-annual festival held at the centre. Under the leadership of experienced curators, these artists experiment and venture into other disciplines in a quest to create the best projects. Season 6's curators are Sello Pesa and Thiresh Govender.

Unlearn

Unlearn

Unlearn chronicles the travails and struggles of a young lady, Angel Mojapelo, who is deeply wrought in the darkness of depression and anxiety. Mojapelo uses stand-up comedy as a coping mechanism to deal with her parents’ failed marriage and unfulfilling career choices. She attends a friend’s party which sets in motion various events that change her life dramatically.

Gig of The Weekend – F-Stop Club

Gig of The Weekend – F-Stop Club

The F-Stop Club is a collective of visual artists who are interested in DIY self-publishing through the creation of Zine making. The Club believes that within the South African visual culture, it is important to have a platform where artists can produce their own work in order to sustain the practice.