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Mpho Moshe Matheolane

Mpho Moshe Matheolane

Mpho Moshe Matheolane is a Motswana from the little town of Mahikeng. He is a budding academic, researcher and writer with interests in art, history, semiotics and law. He sits on the Constitutional Court Artworks Committee – a clear case of serendipity – and is a firm believer in the power of an informed and active citizenry.
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum yearns for a tangible utopia
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum yearns for a tangible utopia
Installations in Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum’s current exhibition bring a utopian sense of future to the present, using references to the past.
‘Starchitect’ is down to earth in Jo’burg
‘Starchitect’ is down to earth in Jo’burg
David Adjaye takes on Johannesburg’s Hallmark House, a residential project that aims to find its own place in the city’s architectural schizophrenia.
On meeting Teju Cole
On meeting Teju Cole
Mpho Moshe Matheolane recalls a meeting with the Nigerian-American writer, photographer, and art historian, Teju Cole.
New York: Bicycle city
New York: Bicycle city
Mpho Moshe Matheolane wonders if a new bicycle sharing programme launched in New York could work in South Africa.
New York: City existential
New York: City existential
While in New York, Mpho Moshe Matheolane ponders what makes a city and how one can find the "simpler times" that such places struggle to offer.
The return of Prof Sobukwe
The return of Prof Sobukwe
Mpho Moshe Matheolane interviews Prof Sobukwe about his latest album and what it was like starting out in the industry.
What SA's electorate is made of
What SA's electorate is made of
The ANC should not go to next year's national elections with the stench of controversial scandals following it, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.
The travesty of Madiba as a gimmick
The travesty of Madiba as a gimmick
The ANC's publicity-stunt-feigned-visit to Madiba should come as no surprise, considering how his image is being abused, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.
On being an 'artist'
On being an 'artist'
True artistry is a rare skill because everyone seems to be wrapped up in "the hustle" nowadays, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.
The man behind the DOOM mask
The man behind the DOOM mask
After meeting the renowned hip-hop artist at a hotel bar, Mpho Moshe Matheolane sits down with DOOM to talk about marriage, jazz and writing.
Cadre’s struggle with tragedy
Cadre’s struggle with tragedy
It is not often that one hears the term 'protest theatre' these days, but the production 'Cadre' provides a fitting enough justification for using it.