Wednesday 3rd of June 2020

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“You’ve Got to Sneeze the Knees to Disease with Ease”

“You’ve Got to Sneeze the Knees to Disease with Ease”

In these quasi-apocalyptic quarantine days of The Rona, The Cororo, The Coronavirus, fede fede known as COVID-19, we are reminded of the most popular sneeze in our country, not the one from that other bhayskop penguin, but the one that has become a landmark of South African lyricism; this is the timeless sneeze of the knees.

The Queens Fortress - Kuchicola

The Queens Fortress - Kuchicola

“Being a woman in this industry is impossible, it is either money or sex,” singer, songwriter Kuchicola opens the door into the adversity she has had to face as a woman in the entertainment industry where woman are constantly sexualized and expected to sacrifice their dignity and their bodies in order to prosper as entertainers.

Blacks Are Not Charity Cases of the Capitalist Class

Blacks Are Not Charity Cases of the Capitalist Class

As we battle with the virus, it is important for our class to demand the whole wealth not mere donations, we should demand nationalization of health facilities that are in the hands of private owners and demand expanded public works to ensure all our communities access water. The working class will be the highest hit by the outbreak and economic consequences thereof, we have no option but to fight back.

The Portrait Show

The Portrait Show

The Portrait Show is not an exhibition solely concerned with the technical abilities of an artist to depict (or, in fact, obscure) a sitter. It is a quest to explore and borrow from the artists’ deliberations about the state of the world today. Over a series of studio visits, conversations and the revisiting of artists statements, Nxumalo has compiled a collection of diverse sentiments about the Anthropocene, explored and expressed by a vibrant group of artists based in South Africa and beyond.