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Ice Cold in Idaho

Eliza leaps onto the frozen ice!

Someone once said my life was like a comic book…. I had survived the late night muggers in snow thick Central Park (with the help of Spider-Man), I’d flown over the Oregon Trail to Portland and to the love of my life, KK. I’d been duped. She wasn’t waiting for me. She was with another […]

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Upcoming Event – Zanele Muholi: In Conversation


UPDATE 21ST MAY: Unfortunately this event has been cancelled We’re very excited to be able announce an up-coming talk with the South African Photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi. On Friday 22nd May, 7:30-8:30pm, Zanele will be speaking about her photography work and campaigning to combat discrimination and violence against LGBTQ communities. NB: This is a free event […]

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Objecting to apartheid: building a non-stop protest in 1980s’ London

For four years, in the late 1980s, anti-apartheid protestors maintained a continuous protest outside the South African Embassy in London. South Africa House occupies the whole of the east side of Trafalgar Square. Its stonework exudes power and privilege. In contrast, the Non-Stop Picket for the release of Nelson Mandela appeared fragile and ephemeral. Materially, it […]

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The Beginnings of a Collector

My childhood collection of comic books survived intact until I was poised to start studying architecture at the University of Cape Town. My big problem was; my mother disapproved of the comics. Mom wanted a law passed against grown boys reading comics. My father said that was enough, and mom kept quiet. L Mabusela never […]

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