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Khwezi Gule

Khwezi Gule

    Symposium for black artists steps out of the colonial prism
    Symposium for black artists steps out of the colonial prism
    As South Africa delves into yet another themed month, the arts have come into focus because of their close relation to questions about culture and...
    Nicholas Hlobo: Master of mystery goes bland
    Nicholas Hlobo: Master of mystery goes bland
    For a while, I was worried that Nicholas Hlobo would become a black, gay, Xhosa artist — which, of course, he is.
    The honesty in playing it safe
    The honesty in playing it safe
    On page one of Michela Wrong's book, It's Our Turn to Eat, I made my first acquaintance with the informal settlement of Kibera in Nairobi,...
    Getting Beezy with Mandela
    Getting Beezy with Mandela
    The artist Beezy Bailey is perhaps best known for having staged a hoax in the local art world, one in which he entered the Cape Triennale as Beezy...
    Just 'cause you feel it doesn't mean it's there
    Just 'cause you feel it doesn't mean it's there
    Is Anton Kannemeyer's new Bitterkomix collection, Pappa in Afrika, flagrantly racist or is it a lament for a continent ravaged by centuries...