Saturday 5th of December 2020

CULTURE Review

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Slow Down Tiger

Slow Down Tiger

The universal tropes that the artist explores in these seven works are so immense, so all-encompassing and so in urgent need of addressing that we are encouraged to pause here, to slow down, tiger, and to take in the erratic year that has been both the longest and the shortest time.

On Policing Black Rage & Mascots of White Supremacy

On Policing Black Rage & Mascots of White Supremacy

There are people in so-called academia, who in their wisdom have convinced themselves that they stand on a higher moral pedestal to call out Black people for their legitimate reaction to racism. We must challenge people like Adam Habib and Mam'Thuli Madonsela for their dangerous posture in defence of white supremacy.

When Words Become Flesh: Embodied Reading A Podcast

When Words Become Flesh: Embodied Reading A Podcast

The most loving question one can hear is: “Can I read this for you?” (Seriously, go argue with the birds). In the age of screen time; TV, PC and Phone, reading is also silence time. A solo experience away from all the other people on social media. It's an experience of aloneness. But what about reading aloud. Reading out aloud connects you to your other-selves and other people. Reading-out-loud is normally associated with the horror of Primary school class reading or bedtime stories. But it should not be the past-time for children alone.

The Black Colonised & The White Settler Academic

The Black Colonised & The White Settler Academic

Here I suspect is where we ought to look, for it is where the rain began to beat us. When we do, it will become evident that, twenty-five years after independence, Black people remain excluded from the circuits of knowledge and cultural production in South Africa. Similarly, we have as a logical consequence no role in the determination of our own society’s inter-subjective meanings, and its implicit norms constitutive of social practices.

Capitalism Makes Blackness Eat Itself

Capitalism Makes Blackness Eat Itself

Racial capitalism does not need all Black people to work. In fact, it requires that there always be a large supply of unemployed which pressures the people who are employed to accept low wages and poor working conditions else they will be replaced.