Ghost Writer / music / 11 months ago

DJ Okapi and Afrosynth Records; Recovering the origins of electronic music in South Africa

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DJ Okapi’s Afrosynth Records, possibly the only record store in the country specialising i...

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Ghost Writer / tv / 1 year ago

Fear of The Youth Ep4 – high school students weigh in on Fees Must Fall

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Fear of The Youth is a new web series about the interests and concerns of Johannesburg youth. The series is produced by filmmaking crew, ...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

The Apocalypse Pantry; a survivor’s guide to happiness in the urban Armageddon

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Can we think through the senses? Recognise how systems of control distribute what is sensible, what is knowable, along predetermined traject...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

Umuzi- redefining creative economies through education that is accessible and free!

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South Africa is currently in a critical place of rising consciousness, with far-reaching and irrevocable implications for the dismantling of...

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Ghost Writer / Features / 1 year ago

Anthony Smith- Waar brand dit?

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Anthony Smith, founder of South Africa’s most befokte clothing label, 2Bop, has always lived b...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

Dismantling imaginative monopolies; Sheetal Magan and the radical new generation of South African filmmakers

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Sheetal Magan is part of a new generation of South African filmmakers, immersed in a young cont...

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Ghost Writer / music / 1 year ago

Tune-in to Kwelagobe ‘Kwela’ Sekele’s powerful new frequency; Yeoville Radio

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Vocalist, song writer and producer Kwelagobe ‘Kwela’ Sekele has been shaking up the South African music scene for over a decade. As visionar...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

The unfiltered confessional and emotive resistance of Banele Khoza’s Temporary Feelings

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Banele Khoza is undoubtedly an emerging South African artist to watch; before he had even ...

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Ghost Writer / tv / 1 year ago

Fear of The Youth Episode 3 – Vuyiswa Ntombela’s Charitable Cause

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Fear of The Youth is a new web series about the interests and concerns of Johannesburg youth. The series is produced by filmmaking crew, ...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

Mbali Dhlamini and the decolonial etymology of colour

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South Africa is constituted through a myriad of textures; it’s a kaleidoscopic interweaving of constantly adaptive and evolving languages an...

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Ghost Writer / art&culture / 1 year ago

The Beard magazine and a look into the archive of Durban’s cult subculture

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Durban is a city that is constantly evacuated, reconstituted, and returned to; kids throw their lives into bags and haul pieces of themselve...

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Ghost Writer / Features / 1 year ago

The incredible rise of Legend Manqele, redefining cultural production in South Africa and beyond

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“I would say to any up and comings- although we are all still up and coming- just fight for whatever… not even fight,  just be who you are. ...

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