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Welcome to Lephephe Print Gatherings 1

…so we keep printing

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Education, History, oral sensitive, Performance, publishing, the streets, You

The Free School for Art and other Necessary Fings: MAROPENG with Masello Motana and Nape Motana

Keleketla! Library is proud to publish the recording of this transformative chapter of Donna Kukama’s *The Free School for Art and Other Necessary ‘Fings. Recorded at the event on 17 September 2017. This time the Free School for Art and Other Necessary ‘Fings invites you to MAROPENG, a talk on the role of language in […]

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Audio, Dance, Education, History, k!memory, kasi, new writing, oral sensitive, publishing, Social Tools, the streets, You

NOU DIE LAS: A Kwaitopedia of Afrikaans terms and phrases ko kasi*

Nou Die Las is the beginning of a long term project initiated by Keleketla! Library as part of the Aardklop Festival in 2017. It celebrates the depth and the innovative energy the township contributed to the development of Afrikaans. South Africa’s history of oppression has understandably led to an antagonistic attitude towards Afrikaans. This singular […]

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Audio, Dance, Education, Johannesburg, k!experiments, k!share, Music, Performance, publishing, Residencies

2017: A glimpse into independent music

Soweto Sounds: 2017 Music Project with UK-based Coldcut Keleketla! Library and In Place of War (UK) together with the British Council Connect ZA are bringing Coldcut, UK’s most irrepressible musical mavericks and founders of the label Ninja Tune to South Africa. Keleketla! and Mushroom Hour Half Hour are staging a recording studio at Trackside Creative, Soweto to incubate Coldcut composition workshops with local musicians. It’s a […]

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Books, Education, History, k!experiments, Performance, publishing

Join Keleketla!

Keleketla! Library seeks an energetic, innovative and self-organised individual to fill the position of: Digital Archive Intern. Image Courtesy of Safe City Map Workshop (2010)   Nature and Duration of Contract – Fixed Term Contract 1 May – 31 November 2014 – 2.5 days per week – Selection Process – Stipend – R4600 pm – […]

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Books, Performance, publishing, recycle, Residencies

Keleketla! Library turns 5!

Keleketla! Library welcomes 2013 with a rich programme, as this year marks our 5 years of practice! In partnership with the Goethe-Institut South Africa, Keleketla is provided with a rare luxury to reflect through discussions, a concert, library interventions, workshops as well as a revision of SKAFTIEN amongst other happenings. Together with the City of […]

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Audio, Education, publishing, Research, Residencies

When the Moment Comes

When The Moment Comes is an experimental audio play created by Abu Mafuya with Audio & Music youth from our After School Programme. Zenzele ‘Dj Zakes’ Ndaba and his group of youth collaborated, contributing theme music and effects.   Said Abu about the play, “When The Moment Comes is an individual, fictional recast of the […]

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academia, Books, Film, Johannesburg, new writing, Performance, publishing, Research, Residencies, the streets, visual art

Nonwane: passages, tempos and spectacular ways of dying

Nonwane takes as its point of departure a suicide scene from the late Phaswane Mpe’s 2001 novel, Welcome to Our Hillbrow. The book deals with issues of xenophobia, suicide, sex, HIV and love. The suicide scene was initially planned to be re-enacted through the release of tons of coarse and fine salt from the 20th […]

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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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