Date: 14 January 2020
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Constitution Hill, Educational Room, Johannesburg
A collaboration between impepho press and Refilwe Nkomo
Kathy Engel is a poet who has worked for nearly forty years at the nexus between social justice movements and art/imagination. Founder of the women’s human rights group, MADRE, she has cofounded numerous other groups and projects. She is Associate Arts Professor in the Department of Art & Public Policy, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
vangile gantsho is a poet, healer and co-founder of impepho press. Unapologetically a black woman, she has travelled the continent and the globe participating in literary events and festivals. gantsho is the author of two poetry collections, Undressing in front of the window (2015) and red cotton (2018). She holds an MA from the University Currently Known as Rhodes (2016), and was recently named one of Mail & Guardian’s Top Young 200 South Africans of 2018.