“I should have been writing for far longer than 25 years. Why didn’t I start writing earlier on?” asked Dr Sindiwe Magona at the Puku Storytelling Festival where she launched her new book, Chasing the Tails of my Father’s Cattle, “Simply because I didn’t know anyone who looked like me who did such a foolish thing and called it work.”
Political cartoonists wield their pens as weapons against injustices.
With daring lines, simple shapes and sharp words, they twist concepts and current affairs into humorous comments on the state of humanity. In the face of censorship, corruption and oppression, cartoonists stand as satirical soldiers, armed with weapons of wit, ink and imagination.
They draw the line on what is black, white and meant to be read. (more…)
Jodi Bieber’s photographs are silent stories, dressed in colour and captured light. Her years of experiencing and photographing a beautifully complex and twisted world have led to incredible images, international exhibitions and valuable advice. (more…)