Tag Archives: Rhodes Must Fall

Living Politics in Grahamstown

  While students (pictured) took to the streets of Grahamstown to protest against fees hikes and for the transformation of Rhodes University, xenophobic violence and looting by residents of nearby townships was meted out to Muslim shop-owners of various nationalities, Sanele Ntshingana and Paddy O’ Halloran investigated the latter’s effects (Photograph: Kate Janse van Rensburg) The room is […]

Ownership, Dialogue and Free-form

  Laying claim to the ethereal at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival Statues are just lumps of stone for pigeons to shit on, right? Not quite. As theorists from Ferdinand de Saussure and Julia Kristeva to Roland Barthes and Stuart Hall have made clear, they are also signs, texts and narratives. This year’s Cape […]