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Poetry Seen: #TheCosmosTribe

Lovers of poetry will experience the first of its kind poetry concert this October when Magnum Opus Poetry presents #TheCosmosTribe at the Wits Great Hall on Saturday the 27th. Literature, art, theatre and live music over spoken word have had...

Book Review: Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma

Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma, is arguably one of the most intriguing collections of poetry to come out of South Africa. Putuma’s first collection of poetry struck me as a beautiful disruption: A loud, unapologetic voice yelling back at the...

Editorial: The Others

"The torture of being the unseen object, and constantly observed subject." - Amiri Baraka Identifying ”The Others” is all about power dynamics. It is the messy intersection and interaction of multiple identities, mixed with toxic socializing, body scaling and the assumed...

The subcontracted voice of womxn in art by Dr. Thandokuhle S. Mngqibisa

Some time ago, PowerFM had a brief discussion about a new rule supposedly instituted by the Cannes film festival. According to reports in various UK newspapers women were turned away from red carpet events at the Cannes film festival due...

editorial: Love & Compassion

The impulse to write is often driven by something that we can’t always explain. When we’re younger and don’t know any better, our words flow, overflow, from a place that seems to have no bottom. When we know better, words...