Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 7 months ago

Cherrie Bomb // exhibiting the effects of the male on the female

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This is not an attempt to fight the man. Nor is it an attempt to latch onto social campaigns like #MenAreTrash and #MeToo. Cherrie Bom...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 8 months ago

Azania Forest and her artistic expression

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Azania was the alternative name proposed for post-apartheid South Africa. During the racial segregation and discrimination of the era, the n...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 8 months ago

Rights of Admission Reserved // How Gentrification and art washing can destroy the social capital of space

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When you are tucked comfortably into Johannesburg’s Northern suburbs, the word of inner city enclaves that accommodate you and your neighbou...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 9 months ago

Afripedia to launch new platform to connect creatives with clients and each other

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Africa’s representation has been exhausting - it’s typically about poverty and her friends, disease, unemployment and corruption. From the W...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 10 months ago

Thinking about de-gendering as a route to personhood

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So the first time I encountered the term ‘cisgender’ was on my colourful Twitter timeline. Some troll was ignorantly spewing his privilege a...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 10 months ago

Faggotry (Embodied) // activating queer spaces with multidisciplinary artist Elijah Ndoumbé

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Summing up everything that Elijah Ndoumbé encompasses is no easy task. The magnitude of their bri...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 10 months ago

Chimurenga // an astonishing African resource

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Extracting from the Afrocentrism of Fela Kuti (and more than a hundred creative writers, photographers and illustrators from Africa and its ...

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Hazel Kimani / fashion / 11 months ago

SELFI Flagship Store // a natural sanctuary

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Since the inception of Celeste Arendse’s fashion brand, SELFI, inspiration has lived in t...

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Hazel Kimani / fashion / 11 months ago

LA LOBA // harnessing the power of femininity

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Rochelle “Rharha” Nembhard, multifaceted visual artist, has been a loyal customer o...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 11 months ago

Gabrielle Goliath’s ELEGY // a deadly sonic experience

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I am certain that it is impossible to shake off visual artist, Gabrielle Goliath’s, ELEGY performa...

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Hazel Kimani / Features / 1 year ago

Anees Petersen // For those who don’t conform to the norm

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“TO THE HOMIES WHO’VE HATED DOUBTED AND LAUGHED, WHO COME ...

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Hazel Kimani / art&culture / 1 year ago

A Gentle Magic // an independent documentary exploring skin bleaching in South Africa

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“bein alive & bein a woman & bein coloured is a metaphysical dilemma / i havent conquered yet” - ...

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