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"Bonfire" Reimagined: Maaike Bakker

Maaike Bakker 2011-06-14

"Bonfire" Reimagined: René Bohnen

Gary Cummiskey, René Bohnen 2011-06-09

"Backpack" Reimagined" Jnette

Gary Cummiskey, Jnette 2011-06-08 Click on the image to see larger version. Click here to read the poem. Click here for more information about this project.

Inside and outside

Arja Salafranca 2011-06-08 Inside and outside Sitting inside I type, analysing novels. I learn about the secret Muslim marriage called a sigheh, recalling seventeenth-century Persia. There’s a psychiatrist detective hero with Parkinson’s, ...

''Backpack" Reimagine: Tilana Boshoff

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-07

''Bonfire'' Reimagined: Tilana Boshoff

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-07

"In chains" Reimagined: Bella

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-06

"Watched/watching" Reimagined: Hilda Smits

Gary Cummiskey, Hilda Smits 2011-06-06

"Meat" Reimagined: Hilda Smits

Gary Cummiskey, Hilda Smits 2011-06-06

"Bonfire" Reimagined: Hilda Smits

Gary Cummiskey, Hilda Smits 2011-06-06 Click here to read the poem. Click here for more information about this project.

"In chains" Reimagined: Hilda Smits

Gary Cummiskey, Hilda Smits 2011-06-06  

Photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa on the uniqueness of South African culture

Steyn du Toit 2011-06-03 For the first time on the continent of Africa, new photographic works will be exhibited by Zwelethu Mthethwa, one of South Africa’s most influential contemporary artists. The exhibition, showing at the iArt Gallery in Cape Town until 29 ...

Gary Cummiskey Reimagined

2011-06-02 LitNet asked a number of artists to send us their visual interpretations of Gary Cummiskey’s poems. 

Backpack

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-01 Backpack We have to walk from Jo’burg to Lusaka. We don’t have passports or money – just backpacks and bottled water. And we must get there in two days’ time. Why two days, no one knows – no one ...

In chains

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-01 In chains I leap down from the building into the fire. The women stand with their breasts in chains. I can’t get to collect my curry supper. The owl is going insane. This is a night of anxiety. I’m on a ...

Bonfire

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-01 Bonfire Pour on more petrol and watch the flames leap higher. They’ll keep you warm on the night when you have no shelter and an eagle nips at the pit of your stomach. They’ll keep you warm on the night when the ...

Watched/watching

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-01 Watched/watching We were being watched by the people on the boat. We were doing things. We were sticking our fingers in each other’s brains. They were watching us as we watched the samurai on horseback race along the ...

Meat: a film scenario

Gary Cummiskey 2011-06-01 Meat: a film scenario A man was walking down the street. He went into a butchery to buy some meat. As he left, blood was trickling round his feet. The end.

Another version

Kobus Moolman 2011-05-26 Another version Of the same road And it was raining And they had stopped to help ...

One version of the road

Kobus Moolman 2011-05-26 One version of the road And the sun was behind his head And it was much later than he thought And he thought that he had nothing more to say And he did not know whether he should And he thought that he would anyway And the ...
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