Mpho Moshe Matheolane

Meeting DOOM, the man behind the mask

Hip-hop artist DOOM passed away in October, but the world found out only last week. Mpho Moshe Matheolane met the man himself in 2013

The case for the other black woman in ‘Black Panther’

Nightshade might seem nothing more than a prop in the film but she is more than she appears to be

A superhero worth the wait

Black Panther might depict a fantasy of the continent but the its contribution to black geekdom remains important

Black Portraitures III and the lessons of asserting Blackness

Here one witnessed an array of voices, of colour mostly, speaking for themselves, speaking on their experiences.

​Black Portraitures: Some that missed the mark

The conference, for all its ambition and significance could have surely been better structured and aligned in some of its content and panels.

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

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

Mpho Moshe Matheolane recalls a meeting with the Nigerian-American writer, photographer, and art historian, Teju Cole.

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

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

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

The ANC should not go to next year's national elections with the stench of controversial scandals following it, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.

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