Newsletter

I write an fortnightly newsletter reflecting on the things I am thinking about, reading on, and watching as a technosociologist in training (and a moonlighting poet / monk / cook / ceramicist). Sign up for it here.

Selected Publications

Policy:

“Disinformation through a child’s rights lens” for Media Monitoring Africa, October 2022. Online. Co-authored with Christy Chitengu and Tina Power.

“AI Governance in Africa” for ALT Advisory, September 2022. Online. Co-authored with Tara Davis, Murray Hunter, and Wendy Trott.

“Gender Analysis of the Digital Transformation in South Africa” for the European Delegation to South Africa, May 2022. Co-authored with Thera van Osch, Tina Power, Rose Gawaya, and Jennifer Smout. Online.

Opinion:
“Making U=U Work for Adolescents Living with HIV: Making Options, Choices, and Opportunities Available for All” for DSBS Fieldnotes, November 2019. Co-authored with Dr Elona Toska. Online.

Arts criticism:
Print
Ikhonoclast Zine, September 2019. An experiment hosted by the A4 Arts Foundation and coordinated by heeten bhagat, with Nisha von Carnap and Zack Viljoen. Over a two-day workshop, six art writers were invited to respond to Zanele Muholi’s Ikhono LaseNatali, an exhibition then on view of the work of 25 young artists from Durban. Co-authored with Kgosi Motsoane, Ian Mangenga, Tshetsana Ngidi, Lucienne Bestall, and Rowallan Vorster.

“From Cape to Casablanca” [feature article on the ‘Prête-moi ton rêve’ traveling exhibition] for ART AFRICA, September 2019. Print.
“Renewing History” [feature article on the 6th edition of la Biennale de Lubumbashi] for ART AFRICA, September 2019.

“Corporate Punishment: Felix Laband at Nirox Sculpture Park” [profile of Felix Laband and his residency at Nirox Sculpture Park, Johannesburg] for ART AFRICA, March 2019.

“Jennifer Morrison: Surface Deep” [review of Jennifer Morrison’s ‘Surface Deep’ exhibition at Graham’s Modern & Contemporary in Johannesburg] for ART AFRICA, March 2019.

“Archiving the Polyphony: the 13th Dakar Biennale” [feature article on the 13th edition of the bi-annual Dakar Biennale] for ART AFRICA, June 2018.

“Bright Young Things: Juan Stockenstroom” [interview with Cape Town-based artist Juan Stockenstroom on his portrait series ‘Otherness’ for ART AFRICA’s Bright Young Things series] for ART AFRICA, June 2018. 

Online
“To consent not to be a single being” [feature article on the friendship and artistic collaboration between Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi and Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum] for ART AFRICA, March 2019. Online.

“For the tender holding of each other” [feature article on the posters of Cape Town’s women march] for ART AFRICA, August 2018. Online.

“'The saturation, the full’: Exploring the faults in constructing an imagined community for the African diaspora” [feature article on the work of Lina Iris Viktor] for ART AFRICA, April 2018. Online.