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What a time to be queer

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South Korean film gives an uneasy picture of capitalism and its unsavoury consequences

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Angela Davis shared her lived experience of activism at Afropunk — and advice on how the arts can effect change

Sho Madjozi and the art of being seen

Using her unique style and image, she’s taking her pan-African music and brand and making them internationally palatable

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The reader navigates themes such as migration, black masculinity, displacement, aspirations, racial identity and sexuality

Art in the era of influencers

A new cohort of artists is gaining likes on social media, irrespective of their skills. But is this art?

Crusading for the culture

YoungstaCPT’s debut is an autobiographical album that explores coloured identity

New vision of a historical moment

The reader navigates themes such as migration, black masculinity, displacement, aspirations, racial identity and sexuality before wokeness

Raél Jero Salley and the line between good and beautiful

By juxtaposing a floral presence against the everyday experiences of black folk Raél Jero Salley's painting draw the line between good and beautiful

Nokulinda Mkhize is working to revive the conversational aspect of fellowship

She tells the Mail & Guardian about her spiritual practice and the importance of practicing with integrity and compassion, whatever your realm

Regeneration vs gentrification

Jo’burg’s Reserve Street has birthed several new spaces over the past two years. But at what cost?

Slice of Life: ​Koko’s words kept me going

" I had to finish school. I had to complete my degree to honour my grandmother’s sacrifice."

A life of poetic activism

Sandile Dikeni was a writer who continuously confronted what it means to be South African

Nakhane: I have no problem with being pigeonholed as a queer artist.

The artist (pronouns: they/he) spoke to Zaza Hlalethwa about creating new work, temporary migration and coming back home

Re-memoring Madibuseng

​We re-examine Lebo Mathosa’s legacy as a biopic about the singer’s life hits our screens

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