Arts & Culture

Afrapix
Afrapix – Comrades with Cameras A history of a South African anti apartheid Documentary Photography Collective ..read more
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KwaMsiza - A Ndebele village
KwaMsiza is a village of 49 families located some 50km north of Pretoria. Its residents are Ndzundza Ndebele, and ..read more
People and Culture of South Africa
South Africa has early human fossils at Sterkfontein and other sites. The first modern inhabitants of the country were ..read more
EOAN Group
The EOAN Group was founded by Helen Southern-Holt in 1933. EOAN Group was a social and educational centre and cultural ..read more
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Missionary settlement in Southern Africa 1800-1925
A study of missionary settlement and the spread of Christianity in southern Africa during the period 1800 - 1925, ..read more
Defining culture, heritage and identity
What is heritage and identity? Questions of heritage and identity are not as straightforward as they might first appear ..read more
Afrikaans: the Language of Black and Coloured Dissent
Introduction Afrikaans, the official language during South Africa’s Apartheid era, often occupies a politicised space ..read more
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Sophiatown in Literature
An Invaluable Historical Source The literature on "life in Sophiatown" by a generation of prose writers, novelists, ..read more
Placing the film “Inxeba – The Wound” in Historical Review
Story Synopsis Inxeba is essentially an intersectional story about three Xhosa men that is told in the setting of the ..read more
Heritage day, Braai Day or Shaka Day: Whose Heritage is it Anyway?
Background Heritage Day is one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is a day in which all are ..read more
Fanakalo: the language of mining culture
Introduction Fanakalo is a bridging language of communication in multilingual and multinational settings on South ..read more
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Rock Art
Most researchers who study rock art tend to focus on technical aspects, such as the material and techniques used. Their ..read more
Insurrections Ensemble
Can you create music that can find a home on both sides of the Indian Ocean beyond the cliché of “fusion”? Are Indian ..read more
Insurrections: The Storming
September 2015, District Six Homecoming Centre, Cape Town. Performance Curated by: Sumangala Damodaran, Tina Schouw ..read more
Buy the Insurrection Ensemble's music
EXPERIENCE a unique sound! Buy a CD by the Insurrections Ensembles, a collection of poetry-music collaborations ..read more

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