Day 4: Dark Brown 4B/4C Natural Hair – is a ‘discrimination issue’

So in 2016, during the last semester of my first year masters at the #GSA_UJ, I subjectively took on the politics of hair featuring en la arquitectura. You can find the full project here on my academic blog Slim Cognito 🙂 Titled The Weighting Aisle: Dismantling Structures of Power in the Check-out Aisle, I explored myself, blackness, dreams … Continue reading Day 4: Dark Brown 4B/4C Natural Hair – is a ‘discrimination issue’

Note 3: Eating out

English words in South African accents, latest western hit music and the sound of footsteps...incoming and outbound...fill the ambience of the eatery I have chosen to spend my spare hour...or two. I am seated at a bright red booth meant for 6...I asked the waiter for one...I guess my backpack gets a seat then. I hear … Continue reading Note 3: Eating out