The poems of these women have helped shape a global African poetic that creates a sense of unity without subjugation, a celebration of the words of Bob Marley when he sang, “How good and how pleasant it would be, before God and [wo]man, to see the unification of all Africans.”… Read More African women poetry changing the craft
Not enough women are taken seriously in arts yet,’ concludes Lungiswa.
To defeat this masculine monotone and create more individual voices, Marlene believes in ‘continuing to investigate difficult themes such as objectification and motherhood and challenge gender norms.’
Their work is important, necessary and thought-provoking.
‘Of course, there is a lot that has been achieved and many battles won,’ … Read More Not enough women taken seriously in arts yet
In honor of Shire and the countless other African women influencing the poetry landscape today, we’ve gathered together our favorite contemporary poets to read.… Read More African women influencing the poetry landscape
What is holding back the agency of women? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life? However complex or varied the issues at hand may be, there is an urgency to reclaim spaces, and open up dimensions. We asked 11 phenomenal women – intrepid academics, artists, writers, and curators… Read More What Is The Role Of #Women In The Production Of #Information And #Knowledge?