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Bogosi: Mxit, mythology and new knowledge in the digital age

Mail & Guardian | Gemma Hart:

Bogosi Sekhukhuni consolidates millennial media technology and inherited cultural practices to create complex modes of identity. Although geographically located in Johannesburg, the web of his reach extends far beyond the metropole. “I was raised to understand myself as an African first, and secondly as a South African,” he says. “My grandmother is from Botswana and I grew up regularly visiting Gaborone. From a young age I was surrounded by my mother’s peers, a lot of whom were visitors from around the continent.”… Read more

Image: Bogosi Sekhukhuni challenges narratives of identity, knowledge and class

 

2018-10-23T18:35:23+00:00