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Another Light Up

#ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking is a new initiative which incorporates public art with crowd-funding in order to build a streetlights system in South Africa’s poverty stricken Khayelitsha. The multi-storey artwork serves not only as an adornment to the area but is a visual indication: at night the wall illuminates each time […]

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Book Review: Afflicted Aphrodite

Afflicted Aphrodite is the heartbreaking story, written by Norma Molla who is just 15. It’s about a girl called Tiga, a teenager who is abandoned by her mother. The reason? Tiga is diagnosed with cancer for the second time in her short life. Afflicted Aphrodite is a brilliant read that draws you in and gives […]

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The Afro Comb

The afro comb represented physical pain and mental torment for me as I was growing up. When it appeared I knew that my mum had plans to wash my hair, and as a girl with afro hair this was the last thing I ever wanted to do. I dreaded it. It’s only as I grew […]

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Exhibition Review: What’s The Point Show

Are you an art aficionado or do you, when confronted with the medium, find yourself asking ‘What’s the point?’ Well, an exciting exhibition currently open in London, takes this question as its title. The Southbank Centre, one of the capital’s main creative hubs, is featuring an impressively varied array of work by Turner Prize winning […]

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Dark Side Of Facebook

Facebook recently acquired popular messaging service WhatsApp for $19bn (£12bn), nearly 20 times what it paid for Instagram in 2012. You now not only have to worry about your privacy on the number one social media network, but also the world’s biggest messaging service. But unlike Facebook, WhatsApp is straightforward and works well on a […]

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