Art of activism: 16 artists against gender violence
/ 27 November 2022

Art of activism: 16 artists against gender violence

Artists whose work speaks against gender violence is art as activism that shows the need for more than 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

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Why words matter
/ 18 March 2021

Why words matter

When the M&G apologised for using the word ‘paralysed’ metaphorically in a newspaper headline, some Twitter users responded with allegations of ‘wokeness gone mad’. But as cultural practices evolve, it doesn’t hurt to try to be kind first

Achmat Dangor: On writing and change
/ 12 September 2020

Achmat Dangor: On writing and change

Celebrated author and political activist Achmat Dangor died on Sunday
at the age of  71. Here, in a 1990 interview published in Staffrider, he speaks to Andries Walter
Oliphant about his work and aspects of South African literature and culture