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African elites and their artists

Through the years, I have attended events far and wide that promoted or celebrated the work of artists from Africa. It is fair to say that each region has a distinctive aesthetic. If one examines the work closely, there are features that could be described as uniquely...

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The fidelity dynamic

Taking part in acting workshop sessions for classical singers, many moons ago, I was paired up with a soprano to do some exploratory work based on the relationship dynamic between Alcindoro and Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme. For those who are unaware of the...

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Smiling faces

We all have our public faces. In recent times, values such as “authenticity” have been highlighted as exemplary character traits. Having met a few public figures who are renowned for being supposedly open and straightforward, I can attest to the fact in many cases,...

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Emotions and echoes

Being present in the moment is a practice that is worthy of as much attention as possible. Hearing echoes of events that happened a year ago, there is a part of me that would like to recreate those moments, in order to fully savour what was going on. But the past is...

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All the good ideas

In a recent encounter with an old acquaintance, I was reminded of ideas and projects that I developed and presented many years ago that are now regarded as fresh and exciting in the work of emerging artists. Back in the day, I was told by several associates that I was...

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Sharing our stories

Important stories about the human condition are being created constantly, all over the world. Conditioning about development and advancement has given some of us a viewpoint that all the exciting, dynamic things are happening anywhere apart from where we are. This is...

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