“My habitats are people,” shares Joburg-based indie singer Moonga K. “People I have deep, meaningful friendships with. People and spaces where I don’t feel alone. People I’ve lodged in my heart and mind indefinitely.”
“Winds of Change” is part of a series by South African artist Tessa O’Halloran about rooting and rerooting in one’s homeland.
fingers on necklace / on beads / of sweat anxiously waiting / for a visa to a perpetually air-conditioned / somewhere in the US…
a combi, that dancing toddler
stumbles on a pothole.
a young mother struggles
out of her wrapper…
I remember a journey I once took. Well, actually, it was just two weeks ago. Somehow, all ‘intense’ life experiences only seem to happen in the random moments. You’ll come home from school one day and realize that your mother has wrinkles. She has wrinkles and the sun is setting and you are getting older […]