http://www.asante.net/articles/1/afrocentricity/ “The Afrocentric paradigm is a revolutionary shift in thinking proposed as a constructural adjustment to black disorientation, decenteredness, and lack of agency. The Afrocentrist asks the question, “What would African people do if there were no white people?” In other words, what natural responses would occur in the relationships, attitudes toward the environment, kinship patterns, preferencesContinue reading “Revolutionary Ideas worth sharing”
Background: What differentiates the music of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill ’em All Gang, Danny Brown, The Brother Moves On, Jedi Mind Tricks, Babes Wodumo, Lira, Nduduzo Makhathini, Black Coffee, Poor Righteous Teachers, Beyonce or Bokani Dyer ? Besides the varying levels of musicality, attention to detail or lack thereof and the labels that areContinue reading “what music is and is not”
We will be showing this film very soon in Durban. We hope that many of you come and view and discuss the issues it raises.
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In due time, I shall write a review of these two important books that I hired from the Library. I will be using the appropriate language of IsiZulu, as they are written in that beautiful idiomatic and magical language, I may later translate or summarize my thoughts in English. Suffice to say, these books containContinue reading “Kuyoze Kube Nini?”
The perfect Age has come, when Man will be his own priest, and Men will not array themselves in special garb to advertise their piety. Mankind will go within to find Self’s wonderment. – Mahatma It is my humble opinion that each Artists is tasked with the mission of being a Revolutionary. To activate hisContinue reading “journeys within”
It was a very moving experience reading Michelle Constants column in the April 2017 issue Creative Feel. I was first enchanted by the Stompie Selibe artwork featured as the cover, I had not really gotten to the story yet, but the issues that Constant, who is the CEO of Business Arts SA, raised. She essentiallyContinue reading “Arts For A Change”
So What do we Not Write About? ARTS and Nature ( Isigaba Sokuqala ) Firstly there is Nature, and the way all the elements of Nature are felt and are treated by we the human race. Water, Food, Shelter and all the resources that we use to continue our explorative and exploitative lives; these areContinue reading “So What About Nature?”