Pilgrimages gets some Afri-love

Blogger Afri-love (aka Lulu) has added her own twist to the Pilgrimages Project. The U.K.-based designer created 13 graphic illustrations that capture the essence of each city.

You can find all 13 of the illustrations here on her blog.

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Launching Chimurenga 15: The Curriculum is Everything

Chimurenga Magazine has just launched Chimurenga 15: The Curriculum is Everything What could the curriculum be – if it was designed by the people who dropped out of school so that they could breathe? The latest issue of Chimurenga provides alternatives to prevailing educational pedagogy. Through fiction, essays, interviews, poetry, photography and art, contributors examine and redefine rigid notions of essential knowledge. Details here. The shebeen as college of music The issue was launched last weekend at Duma’s Falling Leaves …  ( continue reading

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Laurent Dubois joins Pilgrimages as a contributor

Laurent Dubois

Laurent Dubois will be in South Africa following the fortunes of France Laurent will write here about the divided loyalties of Haitian football fans as well as two of the country’s most revered footballing sons.  Laurent,  a professor of History and Romance Studies at Duke University has written about the French Antilles, immigration and French Football.     His book,  Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France, has just  been published. His blog posts can be read …  ( continue reading

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Funmi Iyanda joins Pilgrimages in Durban.


Funmi Ayanda does eThekwini Funmi Ayanda, Nigeria’s answer to Oprah Winfrey, has joined the Pilgrimages project. Funmi will travel to Durban as a blogger/woman about town, bringing her media experience and soccer knowledge to eThekwini for one week. Yvette Dunn of the Centre for Fine Art, Animation and Design  cfad.co.za  will play host and guide to Funmi in Durban.  Catch Funmi’s blogs and videos  ( continue reading

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