Posts Tagged ‘AFRICA’

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. […]


Wow! Impressive lecture/discussion with Prof.Achille Mbembe, 29Apr, organised by UCT:Rhodes Must Fall collective (RMF). Decolonising ‪#‎africa‬ ‪#‎america‬. Video/recorded see: ‪#‎rhodesmustfall‬ YouTube RMF in Conversation with Achille Mbembe Part 1 https://youtu.be/g-lU4BCsL8w Part 2 http://youtu.be/mc4RSN_05ow Videographer : Wandile Kasibe Via facebook: UCT: Rhodes Must Fall . Collage by ‪#‎odetteherbert‬ . ‪#AchilleMbembe #‎uct‬ ‪#‎decolonise‬ ‪#‎institutions‬ ‪#‎spaces‬ ‪#‎mustbedone‬ #RhodesMustFall […]


The LGBTQIA movement were the founders of the Rhodes Must Fall Movement at the University of Cape Town (UCT). This is what makes the movement extraordinary & why it has taken off world wide. [LGBTQIA = Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual] “Rhodes Must Fall: How black women claimed their place” M&G Without black […]


University of Cape Town – Last week [March 2015], shit was thrown at the bronze of Cecil Rhodes (1853 – 1903) on campus. He donated the land to build UCT on. “The Rhodes statue is ridiculous. How do you steal a million square miles of Africa and then want recognition for donating some of it […]


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Art is a selective recreation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent their fundamental view of human nature.” – Marcel Proust The Brave New World show, is on untill 1st November. A must see! 7 enormous rooms – about a kilometer of walking, to […]


500+ people came to the opening of this magnificent exhibition at the South African Iziko National Gallery (ISANG). Curated by fine artist, Ernestine White & Andrea Lewis. 7 massive rooms of art, beautifully displayed. The place was packed with a good demographic mix. The evening ‘First Thursday of the month’ art walkabout in Cape Town has really […]


Africa remembers… His voice & m u s i c  brings tears to my eyes even though I have no idea what he is saying! Such is the p o w e r of sound. M u s i c transcends language and c u l t u r e A magnificent sound track. 8mins […]


“More than just a fair for beautiful objects, guild represents the coming together of dedicated, focused curators, designers and institutions who are striving to preserve and provoke exceptional, ground breaking design. Guild will introduce highly respected design authorities and works from Africa, USA, South America, Britain and Europe and present these unique viewpoints to a […]


                     Photography by Odette Herbert [with a mobile phone] Tap/click on the images to see them larger – more info on who’s who to follow… ACA = African Contemporary Art Exhibitors : 34FineArt Art Vault Gallery Artist Proof Studio Artthrob The AVA Gallery Barnard Gallery blank projects Bronze Age Brundyn+ Commune.1 David Krut Projects Deon […]