Monday 17th of May 2021

CULTURE Review

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Review - Mother of All Eating

Review - Mother of All Eating

Now a revised verb in many South African thesauruses, “eating” no longer refers exclusively to the act of consuming food. It now also refers to the act of plundering any and all state resources with a particular partiality to dibs, legal tender or what some may call “zak”.

Art & ‘Violence’

Art & ‘Violence’

It is shocking how Black bodies are just available towards violence of any kind historically hitherto. From Mbuya Nehanda to Andries Tatane, the decapitated head of King Hintsa to the 12 500 demands of Mambush to Collins Khosa and Mthokizisi Ntumba, shade, class or tribe is no determining factor as long as you wear the black gown you are available to state violence.

TSWALO: A Sonic Experience

TSWALO: A Sonic Experience

Tswalo, conceived and birthed by the Theatre Duo (Mahlatsi Mokgonyana and Billy Langa), is in its fifth year of life – a feat seldom achieved by contemporary South African plays. Plays usually do not last longer than their initial runs due to funding, resources, motivation and variety of other reasons.

Skop, Skiet en Donder Darkies

Skop, Skiet en Donder Darkies

"When Wits black students were fighting for the doors of learning to be open as the Freedom Charter promises, police responded with violence. Those are the "black crowd control" techniques they know. Nothing else"