Posted by mabel on Jul 18, 2013

 

7AM. Crisp, chilly, snap feels the Joburg air. For my morning ritual here, I lay in bed watching the sun break the blue horizon and draw its light across the wall of my room.  At first a soft pink light peeks through the darkness. Slowly intensifying its yellow cast, the sun rakes its shadows down the rough-hewn wall whose bricks radiate the warm reddish gold of their Gauteng earth. I’m told that this particular…
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Posted by mabel on Jun 03, 2013

Negro Building is on award winning writer Junot Diaz's reading list.  Please read the excellent new one by Junot:  This is How You Lose Her.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


Posted by mabel on Jun 03, 2013

Jamer Hunt, designer education innovator and  director of Parson's the New School's new MFA program in Transdisciplinary Design, invited me to deliver a short commencement speech to their second graduating class.  Almost rendered speechless at the prospect of dispensing words of wisdom, this is what I managed to cull together to address an inspiring group of smart committed…
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