For most of my life I grew up in the Mitchell’s Plain community, it is here where I had my educational foundations set and it is here where most of my family still resides today. Where I initially thought that the community just sprung out of nowhere,…Read more
Recent Team Blogposts
Displacement. Dispossession. Loss. Land. Space. Identity. Place. Home.
The person is the place....Read more
“You want to understand how power works in any society, watch who is carrying the shame and who is doing the shaming.” – Shailja Patel
I am currently reading Rape: A South African Nightmare by Prof Pumla Gqola in a hope to better understand where we are as a country on the subject of rape,...Read more
Sitting in a room on Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch – one of the many areas in South Africa with a painful history of forced removals and systematic destruction of community bonds,...Read more
We live in a world that forces us to constantly prove ourselves as an indication that our lives are moving forward and that we are headed for “success”....Read more