Thursday 12th of December 2019

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Modjadji in Absentia

Modjadji in Absentia

“When we do so, we transcend our real and imagined barriers and create a space in which social change and ubuntu can thrive. The production also illustrates the power of partnerships and collaboration as it succeeds in bringing together the expertise of organizations such as the Market Theatre Laboratory, affording young actors and theatre directors the opportunity to make their voices heard” she continued.

Emhlabeni

Emhlabeni

Emhlabeni which loosely translates to earth in English, carries far greater meaning in Isizulu, these meanings are made visible through the nuances expressed in the drawings, painting with coffee to mimic the earth and soil tones and use of vernacular titles.

On Zodwa Wabantu, Class & Feminism

On Zodwa Wabantu, Class & Feminism

Writing on this as a cis-gendered-heterosexual black woman is a rather daunting task. I had to meditate on whether I am in a position to seriously contribute to this discourse. I’ve imagined it cannot be my position to occupy when I could never have an all-encompassing understanding of the lived experiences of black queer folks.

Angola Returns to The State

Angola Returns to The State

More than anything, Angola aims to celebrates unsung struggle heroes who did not make it to our history books. This story also offers healing to the families whose people who did not return from the camps.

I Almost Killed My Grandfather

I Almost Killed My Grandfather

"Molo bass"; was the salutation they did as they lined up, one at a time until all of them had passed. Some mornings, when bass was not in the mood for individual greetings, he'd command them to say it together, in unison. "Molo bass"; and make them run to the field and start work.

Nunu

Nunu

The reason he found infinite beauty in the absurdity of the world, amidst the hostility of impediments a mid-aged widower could find himself swathed inside, which could easily lead to glooming days filled with malice.