Archive for the ‘APARTHEID’ Category

The following was removed from my facebook page : censorship & ignorance. “Nakedness is not a lack of dignity. It is resistence against those who would strip you of your dignity. Women’s breasts are a powerful semiotic of resistance. The most vulnerable part of our bodies, the source of nurturing to humanity – including men […]


8/10 podcast BBC Thinking Allowed : Eviction/s (starts @11.45mins) Its mostly women & children. NO one is up in arms! Why? #gentrification UK USA & #capetown #ApartheidDesignedCitiesMustFall #ApartheidDesignMustFall #patriarchyMustFall #decolonise LINK podcast http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb If the link doesn’t work use HOLA to access the site http://hola.org/ and use UK based connection. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0742mqb photo by Odette Herbert […]


Dear Ignorance, I have a problem with the word imperialist. From time imperial can be synonymised with Regal, majestic, and sovereign – You can go ahead and miss me with that imperialist bull quick Because Rhodes didn’t ‘regally’ rob my people. Neither did he ‘majestically’ murder the masses of bodies now lying in unmarked graves. […]


Splendid Georgian warehouse. Stairs to the African Arts Institute office. The spare part for the antique lift, R50? thousand! Keeps everyone fit! Photography by Odette Herbert Big long spaces with exhibition lighting. And unfamiliar holes in the ceiling Heavy duty metal fire? doors & barred tiny windows, run along the adjacent building, that long ago […]


Absolutely must see, the resistance, anti apartheid posters, 1st time seen together, ever. Also they are a celebration to 20 Years of democracy in South Africa and the continued vigilance to protect our constitution (which was also designed just like these posters were) #opendesignct #wdcct I was moved standing amongst them – took me right back to […]