Monday 17th of May 2021

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Malromance & Modernity: Malcolm & Marie Review

Malromance & Modernity: Malcolm & Marie Review

“It is easier to paint Malcolm as the villain of Malcolm & Marie, but the film is simply a live illustration of the beautiful tragedy most romances experience when the perceived reality of one person is a fictional tale to the other.” writes Lazola Nomkala

A Night of Alternative Bliss

A Night of Alternative Bliss

It’s almost a year into various levels of lockdown and artists’ innovation simply knows no limits! The Joburg-based duo, Centipede, is giving us a taste of an alternative sound, they’ve been crafting throughout lockdown. Nandi Ndlovu aka Saylahasee, whom you might know from Kajama, joined forces with Hlasko aka Neo Mahlasela to create Centipede.

Dear Sis Dolly

Dear Sis Dolly

After 25 years of his Rolls-Royce of lies. And my long base Siyaya patience. Trying to build a home, with him in mind, for our children... I found BooSassa in bed with the help, Agrizzi. I would give up my kidney and Louella pair to turn back the arms of time, to uncry the manifesto of tears that elected to condense me into a soapbox of fools right there in front of our creased bed linen and their damp devil may care birth suits.

Where Is The Heart of Black Youth In This Leaking Nation?

Where Is The Heart of Black Youth In This Leaking Nation?

The world is in a crisis, not because of the perils of a constantly looming nuclear war between the world’s ‘superpowers’ or the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 or the evident collapse of western democracy, but because of the vast spill of the structural control of white-supremacist-capitalist-patriarchal-racist institutions from the political, social, economic, religious, spiritual and educational.

Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation

Our languages get lost in translation. And because we have been so fixated and obsessed with mastering our colonizer’s tongue, we have completely divorced ourselves from the beauty and philosophical paradigms of our native tongues. It is my assertion that our languages, in their uncorrupted states, hold the keys to what and who we truly are.

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

In Lost and Found, Nitegeka offers tactile and conjectural works of ambiguous material and weight that articulate narratives of displacement, in particular his own experiences and those of refugees and asylum seekers in central Africa.