Posts Tagged ‘UCT’

How to disrupt white power & white privilege & white arrogance? This is our task as white people. It doesn’t mean being apologetic about being white. We are who we are. Facing who we are and facing it with humility forcing ourselves and other people to recognise the REALITY of the conditions in which we […]


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 […]


UCT‬ ‪#‎decolonisation‬ has began 23.4.15 (128mins) discussion. ‎ Here are key words I picked up. ‪#‎rhodesmustfall‬ ‪#‎fase2‬ ‪#‎transformation‬ #change ‪#‎intersectionality‬‬ ‪#‎gender‬ #sexuality #misogynist ‪#‎history‬ ‪#‎ours‬ ‪#interests #humanity ‪#‎needs‬ ‪#‎truth #21years ‪#‎kenya‬ ‪#‎ghana‬ #neoliberal #business ‪#‎white supremacy‬ ‬‪#‎enslavement‬ ‪#whiteness #‎narrative‬ ‪#‎deconstruction‬ ‪#‎reconstruction‬ ‪#‎academia‬ ‪#‎knowledge‬ ‪#‎power‬ ‪#‎safespaces‬ ‪#‎epistemology‬ ‪‪#‎hegemony #‎critical history‬‬ ‪#‎patriarchy‬ #university of capetown #ubuntu #decolonisation […]


An astonishing, massive hanging floor – a complete revamp of what was the Craft Market at the V&A Waterfront. Renamed the Watershed. The designers of the space, Cape Town based, Wolff Architects. The client, the V&A Waterfront. Those that are constructing it, WHBO. It is not quite ready yet, scheduled to open in October. The […]