Friday 3rd of April 2020

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On Black-On-Black Violence

On Black-On-Black Violence

While blackness, as an imposed reality, that creates a certain field around the subject, has come to be acknowledged as such, little has been done to problematise intersubjective relations between black people.

Gabi Motuba-Tefiti Goddess Of Creation

Gabi Motuba-Tefiti Goddess Of Creation

This is not jazz. This is not classical music. This is also “not” either. Its title says what it is – Tefiti – the category of the uncategorised whose known – unknown genre status is that which lies in its becoming, which can be rendered symbolic.

Skrr Skrr?

Skrr Skrr?

South African skrr skrrs are often ridiculed for their outlandish behaviour when they venture out of their natural habitats. When skrr skrrs visit the more conservative homelands, for example, they are questioned about their behaviour to which a typical response would be “I’m doing it for the culture, fam.

A Black Aesthetic

A Black Aesthetic

A Black Aesthetic: A View of South African Artists (1970 -1990), curated by Standard Bank Gallery manager and curator Dr. Same Mdluli, features the work of Black artists from various backgrounds, whose style and approach to artmaking are distinctly each of their own.

Love At Hard Rock

Love At Hard Rock

An astute and perceptive musician who has shared stages with a host of South Africa’s greats, Zuma captured the intimate crowd of lovers and singles gathered at the Café with his stylish delivery of a number of his own compositions, creamed by covers of local and international classics with a sprinkle of Motown’s de luxe.