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FAKA /From A Distance/


South Africa's FAKA is a performance art duo, or as they call it a cultural movement, based in Johannesburg consisting of Fela Gucci (Thato Ramaisa) and Desire Marea (Buyani Duma). They have graduated from visual communication and photography. Theirs work explores (mainly through theirs bodies, performance and fashion) the role and position of the queer black body. They also promote young black queer voices in current South Africa, because there is not enough visibility of black trans folk and the view is just through patriarchal/heteronormative gaze, of course, and more, with South Africa's apartheid past. [read more...]