Women’s and Gender Studies, University of the Western Cape & Hub for Decolonial Feminist Psychologies in Africa, University of Cape Town are proud to present
Engaging Collaborative Art and Activism as Scholarship for Gender & Sexual Justice
This event celebrating art, activism and scholarship towards gender and sexual justice brings together artists, activists and scholars who will provide a multi-disciplinary intervention including a film screening of Nthabiseng Mokoena and Gabrielle Le Roux’s award-winning film Reclaiming Intersex while Black, Genderqueer and Feminist in South Africa and the 10 year anniversary of the art exhibition Proudly African & Transgender exhibition, portrait drawings of ten trans activists from East and Southern Africa drawn from life by Gabrielle Le Roux and written onto by the participating activists.
Directed towards opening up spaces for black trans and intersex feminist and queer activists to be available and appreciated as teachers, scholars and experts on the issues they represent, a range of Southern African activists, artists and scholars will participate, including Wandile Dlamini, Madame Jholerina Timbo, Peace Kiguwa, Hye Jin Kim, Gabrielle Le Roux, Flavina Naze, Landa Mabenge, Liberty Matthyse, Nthabiseng Mokoena, Babalwa Mtshawu, Mbali Matshisi, and international queer scholar Jack Halberstam.
Overview of Programme
7 August : 16:30 - 19:30 | Seminar Room 2A , Department of Psychology, PD Hahn Building, UCT Upper Campus
Opening and Chair: Floretta Boonzaier