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WHERE TIME, SPACE AND CHANGE CONVERGE – Listen to afro soul music, wearing a Basotho blanket, from Pretoria to KwaZakhele.

Five creative people give you what they have, with open hands and open hearts. The South African way to creativity it is characterised by perceive the world in new ways, through hidden patterns. This way, the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality come to special people it is the work of painters and songwriters, fashion designers, writers …

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VISUAL SEXUALITY, ONLY HALF THE PICTURE – Zanele Muholi

A visual activist, with a precise goal. Her work is informed by a history of colonization, the foundation of how we imagine the female body and sexuality. ZANELE MUHOLI http://zanelemuholi.com/ draws inspiration from herself, her friends and local South African black queer communities. Her work has attracted attention from feminists and the international art world alike. Born in 1972, he …

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DRAMATIZING THE UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF A CULTURE – Zakes Mda, from banking to writing.

Continually shifts back and forth between the present days. The publication of two novels have shown him to be as deft at novel writing. He began writing short stories when he was in high school. His father, exiled in the early 1960s, because he was a part of a plan to fight against apartheid, was a lawyer. ZAKES MDA was …

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A MINIMALIST SOUND, LEAVING THINGS OUT – Zonke Dikana: Moving around afrosoul and neo soul.

I am strong, but I am not that strong. Her genre of music was majorly house music, before she switched to afrosoul and neo soul. During early years as a singer, she worked with Joe Nina and Deborah Fraser. She had her big break when she wrote a song for Germany-based band Jazzkantine. Born in KwaZakhele (Eastern Cape, South Africa), …

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INERT MATTER ON INERT SURFACES, TO CONVEY REAL ENERGY – Judith Mason: To paint in order to make sense of life.

She story of an agnostic humanist possessed of religious curiosity. Her images run the gamut from through representational and starkly symbolic. She matriculated at the Pretoria High School for Girls, and in 1960, she was awarded a BA Degree in Fine Arts. Displaying a rare technical virtuosity, her work is rich in symbolism. JUDITH MASON http://www.judithmason.com/, born in Pretoria into …

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