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Undressing the politics of nudity

by: Moroetsana Serame - 12 October 2018

Undressing the politics of nudity

Exploring nudity as a form of activism and art with Bella Makhubo. During traditional ceremonies nudity is acceptable but when womyn start to exercise this same agency over their bodies in their daily lives it becomes controversial. A prime example is the public outrage at Zodwa Wabantu’s nudity yet when nudity is placed in the...

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Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

by: Moroetsana Serame - 11 October 2018

Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

Queers of a feather, Pride together The past few weeks have been interesting for Queer-hannesburg. They marked the announcement of the nominees of the 10th annual Feather Awards and Soweto Pride which hosted a three-day celebration for the first time this year. Amidst all these festivities important conversations should be had about the impact of...

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FAKA releases the music video for Queenie and it is nothing short of godly

by: Moroetsana Serame - 21 September 2018

FAKA releases the music video for Queenie and it is nothing short of godly

Moroetsana Serame unpacks the music video The opening sequence of the video starts out with a glass cabinet of framed photographs of legendary mothers Desire Marea and Fela Gucci adorned by fine pieces of china. The kind that all our grandmothers have that are only reserved for the head pastor of the local church and...

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