• Identity
  • Spoek Mathambo Interview

    by Thulasizwe Somdyala The theme of this month’s issue is #TheOther. We wish to reflect varied manifestations of our Blackness that are othered within a hegemonic society. One of globalisation’s attempt was a leap at making the world smaller by painting it through a similar stroke. Looking at the 90s and prior, the era before mass consumption […]

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  • Conversation with Enhle Khumalo

    by Thulasizwe Somdyala This month’s edition of Quarta Past focuses on culture and heritage; September being the month highlighted for this discourse. i had a conversation with Enhle Khumalo, a Wits student who recently embarked on head wrap entrepreneurship. Having been apart of the decolonisation project at Wits and practically engaging with the road to […]

  • Identity
  • Bridging

    by Thulasizwe Somdyala Two Generations “We’re simultaneously more connected and isolated than any generation before us” – Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh i was born eGcuwa and in 1994 we moved to my mother’s home in Mbizana, kwaNdunge. uMama subsequently bought a plot and built our new home in Margate. During the week we lived in Ndunge village […]