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Welcome to Lephephe Print Gatherings 1

…so we keep printing

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Audio, k!experiments, Music, Networks, Social Tools

Strasbourg.Radio

An online and physical radio project that creates a dialogue between South African and French cultural practitioners. Listen here Taking place at L’Ososphere, an electronic arts festival in Strasbourg, the radio project will consist of a 24-hour music playlist on Keleketla! Library and Radio En Construction websites. Radio En Construction vibre au son des Nuits […]

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Networks, Residencies, visual art

Iara Freiberg intervention at K!

Brazilian artist Iara Freiberg found some time during her residency at the Bag Factory to create a beautiful intervention at the Keleketla staircase. See more images (courtesy of the artist) on Facebook. About the artist: Iara Freiberg is a Brazilian/Argentinian artist, born in São Paulo (1977), currently based in the same city. Received a degree […]

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academia, Film, Independent Funding, Music, Networks, Performance, Social Tools, the streets, visual art

Vandal Lie Izm, 24 Februray 2011, point blank gallery

On February 24, 2011, Joburg-based street artist, designer and illustrator Natalie Propa hosted Vandal Lie Izm, a super soulful street art exhibition that challenged conventions of the mainstream visual arts practices. The venue was the point blank gallery, the Drill Hall Precinct, Joubert Park. Kyle Ferguson shot and cut this here piece with great detail. […]

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Independent Funding, Networks, Residencies

of books and residencies

From the beginning of January to February 24, Keleketla! implemented an important ‘art’ residency with Pittsburg-born artist Kevin Clancy. Kevin worked tirelessly at the Keleketla! project space, building a portable unit with the mobility to manoeuvre around the inner-city and schools. The majority of the plans for the residency fell off the table due to […]

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Networks, Print, Residencies

“Totems”

by Hervé Youmbi Opening reception 24 June 2010 5.30 pm point blank gallery The Drill Hall Plein + Twist Street Joubert Park Entrance on Plein, safe parking on the square Totems, a multimedia installation by Cameroonian artist Hervé Youmbi, considers the impact of late capitalism on the contemporary African art world. In the 1990s, artists […]

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Books, Music, Networks, Performance, Print, Residencies

relapse

RECAP 2009 has been a stimulating and most inspiring year for Keleketla people! We thank all partners, collaborators and friends for being part of our journey. Gladly, much of what have been done is documented on this here blog – the relevance self-publishing. We are excited about Keleketla 2010 projects. This year we explore education […]

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Independent Funding, Music, Networks, Performance, Print

Stokvel # 3

support community organizing and cultural activism – we celebrate the massive SUCCESS of Keleketla Fundraising Art Auction and share new additions to the Keleketla Resource Centre!!! Safe Parking on the square CASH BAR Product Store open!! Fresh silkscreen T-Shirts * Chimurenga Magazine * Keleketla Stationery * The Orange Book * L2 Designs Accessories click on […]

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Independent Funding, Networks, visual art

over 50 contemporary artwork to be auctioned at the…

The Keleketla Resource Centre is a dynamic space for artists, activists and thinkers committed to collaborative participation and critical dialogue through arts and cultural interventions. Keleketla is based at the Drill Hall, Joubert Park and opens daily, between 10am-5pm. The facilities at Keleketla  includes: 1.    A book lending service (free – all ages) 2.    Rehearsal […]

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Books, Education, Networks

keleketla at the khanya college winter school 2009

Khanya Winter School 2009 30 July – 9 August Musuem Africa and various venues, including the House of Movements and the Artist Proof Studio It was our first experience of the Winter School, an annual gathering of progressive individuals, groups and organizations who share strategies for social justice in South Africa and beyond. Highlights The […]

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Education, Independent Funding, Music, Networks, Performance

Stokvel # 2 dropping a mixtape!!

Stokvel # 2 was… Intro point blank gallery, Drill Hall, Jozi Saturday July 18 Jozi massive-Johannesburg, Durban Sings-Durban & Allied Media Conference-Detroit Verse 1 How can we use hip-hop to transform our communities? One veteran Jozi emcee remarked during the Detroit/Jozi skype exchange that we can discuss hip-hop all day, and discredited the subject of […]

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Education, food, Independent Funding, Music, Networks, Research, Social Tools

stokvel # 2 with Allied Media Conference and Durban Sings oral history project

STOKVEL # 2 ⎪ 17 & 18 July 2009 ⎪ point blank gallery ⎪ Drill Hall ⎪ Jozi PROGRAMME FRIDAY 17 JULY 9pm ⎪ SCREENING Zumbi Somos No’s, courtesy of Frente 3 de Fevereiro, an anti-racist direct action and research collective in Sao Paulo, Brazil 11pm ⎪SKYPE Keynote presentation to the Allied Media Conference, Detroit […]

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Independent Funding, Networks, visual art

new donations!!!

So, our fundraising auction has been pushed back to the future. Last week of September it is. The venue? Johannesburg Art Gallery [JAG] with an afterparty at the Drill Hall WE ARE STILL RECEIVING WORK FOR THIS AUCTION!!! thanks to the following artists for their generousity and well wishes… Look out for Stokvel # 2 […]

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Books, Education, Networks, recycle, visual art

creative recycling feedback

A total of nine kids took part in the creative recycling project on Thursday 4 June with Given and Zakhile of L2 Designs. The turnout was poor so we decided to cancel Friday session and plan for another day when we can have more kids to participate. We are planning a Saturday in order to […]

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Networks, Social Tools

DID YOU KNOW

US: did you know that we have a facebook group page? YOU: no US: well we’ve got news for you! we do! we have a Keleletla Library facebook group page! click here and join the group

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Books, Education, Johannesburg, Networks, the streets

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the mobile!library is an ongoing street performance to create awareness about keleketla!library. began in 2008 with german artist hans winkler as part of the ‘walking newspaper’ project, 2009’s performance was street to the max. produced by jozi marketing and advertising graduate /emcee, malose ‘4matt’ malahlela and the innacitycommunity collective, the mobile!library involved students from the vega imagination lab, […]

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Networks, the streets

Makinika ‘African Caravan’ fundraising in full gear…

Makinika Africa! The Southern African Hip Hop Caravan Makinika, Swahili word for ‘transcend’ is an ambitious and feasible hip hop symposium to take place in Nairobi, Kenya. The organizers of this tour/slash symposium is Frontline, a collective of collectives with members in Southern Africa including Namibia, Kenya, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. South Africa is represented by […]

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academia, activism, birth, Education, Johannesburg, Networks, new writing, Print, publishing, Research, Residencies, Social Tools, the streets, visual art, You

TheFanPalProject

TheFanPalConcept The project aims to, over a period of 3 days, gather Johannesburg [Jozi] movements to design and produce covers of their ideal fanzines while exploring the role of grassroots movements in social activism and economic development. Further, the project aims to link participating grassroots, mostly hip-hop inspired movements with keleketla!library project, Joubert Park, Johannesburg […]

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