PolePolePress at MissRead Berlin

PolePolePress is excited to present publications and projects at @MissReadBerlin art book fair, sharing a table with @TheNiceMagazine. Presenting books by South African artist Sharlene Khan: I Make Art (2017), When the moon waxes red… Negotiating subjective terrain as an

PolePolePress at MissRead Berlin

PolePolePress is excited to present publications and projects at @MissReadBerlin art book fair, sharing a table with @TheNiceMagazine. Presenting books by South African artist Sharlene Khan: I Make Art (2017), When the moon waxes red… Negotiating subjective terrain as an

The love of writing, or writing as love/r: Collaborative writing as shared visual art studio practice

Published in: Creative Knowledge Resources, bopa writers’ forum Draw with your non-dominant handWrite without pen and paperListen to shapes and coloursFollow the scent of consonants and vowelsGargle text and spit it outTaste a fading sound Visual artists and students have

The love of writing, or writing as love/r: Collaborative writing as shared visual art studio practice

Published in: Creative Knowledge Resources, bopa writers’ forum Draw with your non-dominant handWrite without pen and paperListen to shapes and coloursFollow the scent of consonants and vowelsGargle text and spit it outTaste a fading sound Visual artists and students have

PPP Mentee Tiisetso Lesotho launches series of talks

Pole Pole Press mentee Tiisetso Lesotho (find their work online @tiisetsolesotho Nice Magazine @thenicemagazine) has launched a series of “Last Thursday Talks” at Johannesburg based Market Photo Workshop. The series provides a platform to help and guide young and emerging

PPP Mentee Tiisetso Lesotho launches series of talks

Pole Pole Press mentee Tiisetso Lesotho (find their work online @tiisetsolesotho Nice Magazine @thenicemagazine) has launched a series of “Last Thursday Talks” at Johannesburg based Market Photo Workshop. The series provides a platform to help and guide young and emerging

Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza

Pole Pole Award winning photographer, fashionista and creative extraordinaire Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza completed their mentorship at Lampost Luminaries in 2020 – with features popping up in various online forums, among others in the Mail & Guardian June 2020 (they

Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza

Pole Pole Award winning photographer, fashionista and creative extraordinaire Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza completed their mentorship at Lampost Luminaries in 2020 – with features popping up in various online forums, among others in the Mail & Guardian June 2020 (they

i simply cunt

Featuring the self-published book by Rhodes drama scholar Lalu Mokuku, i simply cunt (2020) “a witty and punchy experience of life. It is so subtle yet sticky and uncomfortable. Observant. Reading it, I could remember moments when I felt just

i simply cunt

Featuring the self-published book by Rhodes drama scholar Lalu Mokuku, i simply cunt (2020) “a witty and punchy experience of life. It is so subtle yet sticky and uncomfortable. Observant. Reading it, I could remember moments when I felt just

Uncle Sbu and his seven-year-old nephew

Seven-year-old Vusi is new in Johannesburg, but he’s not new to the finer things in life. So, watch when he asks his uncle for a school in the poshier sides of the province. What’s the problem for Uncle Sbu? It’s

Uncle Sbu and his seven-year-old nephew

Seven-year-old Vusi is new in Johannesburg, but he’s not new to the finer things in life. So, watch when he asks his uncle for a school in the poshier sides of the province. What’s the problem for Uncle Sbu? It’s

Lebogang Tlhako wins 2020 Lampost Mentorship

Congratulations to Pole Pole Press Art Writing Mentorship award winner Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza who won the Lampost Luminaries Mentorship for 2020, find her work featured in the June 2020 Mail & Guardian.

Lebogang Tlhako wins 2020 Lampost Mentorship

Congratulations to Pole Pole Press Art Writing Mentorship award winner Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza who won the Lampost Luminaries Mentorship for 2020, find her work featured in the June 2020 Mail & Guardian.

ART ON OUR MIND – Feminist Press

PolePolePress supports the NRF funded ART ON OUR MIND research project which was started by Prof Sharlene Khan in 2017 at Rhodes University and is now based at the University of Witwatersrand: organising Wikipedia workshops (funded by Wikimedia Foundation) publishing

ART ON OUR MIND – Feminist Press

PolePolePress supports the NRF funded ART ON OUR MIND research project which was started by Prof Sharlene Khan in 2017 at Rhodes University and is now based at the University of Witwatersrand: organising Wikipedia workshops (funded by Wikimedia Foundation) publishing

Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019

We’re excited to announce the Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019, Lebogang Tlhako and Nthabiseng Mohale. For the next three month, the winners receive mentoring and portfolio development support for the duration of three month.

Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019

We’re excited to announce the Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019, Lebogang Tlhako and Nthabiseng Mohale. For the next three month, the winners receive mentoring and portfolio development support for the duration of three month.

PolePolePress Art Writing Award 2019

Deadline: 18 October 2019 Pole Pole Press calls young creatives to enter their work for the Pole Pole Press Creative Writing and Professional Portfolio award. Submit your work in the categories below:Best artist statement – what are you working on

PolePolePress Art Writing Award 2019

Deadline: 18 October 2019 Pole Pole Press calls young creatives to enter their work for the Pole Pole Press Creative Writing and Professional Portfolio award. Submit your work in the categories below:Best artist statement – what are you working on