Marie Claire Denim & Design Issue

Marie Claire Terry Pheto

The cover of the June Denim & Design issue of Marie Claire is a celebration of a generation of South African women who are empowered, creative and more beautiful than ever.   Featuring award-winning South African actress and activist Terry Pheto, dressed in denim, it is embellished by South African illustrator and street artist Karabo Poppy. “This is not just another cover: […]

Dr. Esther Mahlangu – A Testament On The Nature Of Time

Esther Mahlangu receiving honorary Doctorate at University of Johannesburg

On the 9th of April, the world renowned Ndebele artist was given an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Johannesburg. The Honour recognises her “legacy as a cultural entrepreneur who has skilfully negotiated local and global worlds and played a major role as an educator”. Dr. Esther Mahlangu turns 83 in November. And if anything this for me became a perspective on the nature of […]

5 Feminist Porn Sites Changing Our Perceptions

The world, wide, web of archived pornography looks a lot different from the porn pulp fiction of a few decades ago. There’s no denying the potentially damaging effects of porn, especially in the youth. The constructed fantasies create problematic representations of women as passive objects in sex and desire. The power dynamics of the players […]