Video Category: Identity

Power and Legacy of the Outcast 

Power and Legacy of the Outcast 

Join us for an exploration of the lives of two women who refused to conform to society’s expectations of them as women. We will be exploring the legacy of Mexican artist and writer, Nahui Olin and African American writer, Zora Neale Hurston to understand how these revolutionary women were highly celebrated in the 1920’s and yet ended up being ostracised and forgotten.

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The Beauty of Ageing

  Join Samantha Allen for a body positive talk that reclaims our narrative on ageing.  Understand why that opposition exists and why we need to create better, less invisible futures for ourselves as women. 

Jenny Saville

Reclaiming the Female Body in Art

Explore artists from the 1970s to present day who challenged the norms of representation in an effort to give freedom to a new generation of women. In this session we will focus on artists such as Louise Bourgeois, The Gorilla Girls and Jenny Saville among others.

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Trailblazers

Join Samantha Allen for a journey through history to uncover great inventions and explore ideologies created by Black men and women that have shifted, disrupted and challenged how we see and experience the world today.

NANNY AND CHILD by Peter Magubane

Documents of Memory: South African photography in the 1980s

Documentary photography has retrospectively been associated with a progressive and liberal cause in South Africa. This photographic genre is inscribed within the 1980s and early 1990s, a moment in time when photography is widely considered as a ‘truth telling’ genre and an important source of documents articulated against the violence of the apartheid regime.

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