Roxane Gay talks about the urgent, unheard stories from writers of color we can all look forward to this fall.
SFMOMA NEWS: This spring, SFMOMA and YBCA will collaborate to showcase contemporary art from South Africa in Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa, bringing work by 25 contemporary artists to San Francisco.
Opening on February 21, the exhibition features an arc of artists who look to the intimate encounters of daily life to imagine present and future possibilities in South Africa. Artists include David Goldblatt, Zanele Muholi, Santu Mofokeng, Athi-Patra Ruga, and William Kentridge.
So honored that my blog, Dodge & Burn, is on this list!
Nina sings… My skin is tan./My hair is fine/my hips invite you..My mouth like wine. Whose little girl am I? Anyone who has money to buy. What do they call me? My name is Sweet Thing.
Stunning designs by women of Southern Africa through Mustard Seed Africa’s “Rural to Ramp” showcase.
BEST POSTS OF 2013 #85: All women, all the time by Jodi Bieber.
Select images from South African photographer Jodi Bieber's series Real Beauty, photographing everyday women in South Africa in their underwear, leaving the images untouched so as to counter the incredibly narrow ideals of commercialized beauty propagated largely through popular media.