The Indian in Drum magazine in the 1950s
This article is an edited version of the ‘Introduction’ to the book ‘The Indian in Drum magazine in the 1950s’ (2008) by the author that followed the photographic exhibition by the same title he curated (2006), which toured museums in South Africa (2006-2011).
Dust, thirst, loneliness, waiting, fatigue, life
Cape Town-based journalist, critic and editor Sean O’Toole has a new delightfully rich self-published chapbook sprinkled with whimsy and phrases that ignite one’s mind’s eye, as only his writing could.
Nossa Voz is a publication by the São Paulo-based cultural centre Casa do Povo. Translated to “Our Voice” in English, the newspaper existed alongside the institution from 1947 to 1964, with texts in Yiddish and Portuguese and an editorial profile aligned with left wing ideals. It was shut down by the military dictatorship, which forced editor-in-chief Hersch Schechter and other contributors into exile. Relaunched in 2014, it continues to dialogue with its historical premises while rethinking its editorial directives.
Distant Divides – East and West: Beirut to Berlin
A curatorial research project by Clementine Butler-Gallie that looks at the creative exchange between Beirut and Berlin from 1960 – 1980.