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The Intombi Workshop Update

Our students will be performing this weekend at the Maboneng Arts Festival in Gugulethu. The festival is an exciting new initiative that aims to turn the Maboneng district into a hub for creatives. The students have spent the last two … Continue reading

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The iNtombi Workshop Update

Kelly Eve Koopman has hosted the last two workshops. We are busy working on a collection of poetry that explore the idea of womanhood, “Phenomenal Women” being one of them, in order to create a performance piece that the students … Continue reading

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The iNtombi Workshop Update

Kelly Eve Koopman hosted this week’s workshop in which we continued to create a performance piece from the poem Still I Rise. We would also like to say a big thanks and congratulations to one of students, Momsoe Mesewane, who … Continue reading

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The iNtombi Workshop Update

In this week’s session we did things a little differently. The women from a fantastic initiative called FEMME came to host their workshop on women’s health and it was opened to any students from Marian High who wished to attend. … Continue reading

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The iNotmbi Workshop Update

The fabulous Lesoko Saebe came in again to co-host this week’s workshop with Kelly Eve Koopman. After a long warm up session which focused on building acting skills we continued to work on the poem “I Rise” by Maya Angelou. … Continue reading

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The iNtombi Workshop Update

We’ve had a very busy weekend with The iNtombi Workshop students. On Friday we took them on an outing in celebration of women’s month. The girls went to Zanele Muholi’s photography exhibition, entitled Looking Back, at the MOCAA gallery in … Continue reading

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iNtombi Workshop Update

During this week’s workshop we continued to work on Maya Angelou’s poem “Still I rise”. Bianca de Klerk, an exceptionally talented actress and musician, then took over the workshop and taught the girls the song “Amazing Grace”.

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(Its a week late but…) The iNombi Workshop’s First Update of the Term

Lesoko Seabe our wonderful host, facilitated a workshop centred around imagery in lyrics and poetry. After a thorough physical and vocal warm up, we all calmly sat in a circle and listened to some soothing , soulful sounds by Nina … Continue reading

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The iNtombi Workshop Term Write Up

Our term write up aims to give you more of an in depth insight into the work we have done so far than the weekly updates have to offer.  The hosts have done such amazing work and the students have … Continue reading

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Our New Name

When the name “Animal Barn” was suggested for our organisation what we thought was “How clever! How profound! How astute!” How suited to our cause, we thought, that our name should reference George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” from which the famous … Continue reading

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