Siphumeze Khundayi is an art-maker, photographer and facilitator interested in creative ways of bringing together dialogue and artistic practice in relation to African Queer identity. This interest links to her work as artistic director of HOLAAfrica!, a digital space for raising awareness on issues of African women sexuality. Under this banner, she delivered a TedXCapeTown Women talk, titled A History Of Coochie Conversations, and the TedTalk How to have a healthier, positive relationship to sex.
Sikhuthali Oliver Bonga is a theatre practitioner and scholar based in Bloemfontein in the Free State. Born in Qumbu in Mthozela location in the Eastern Cape, he matriculated in 2014 and went on to complete a BA Hons. Drama and Theatre Arts degree at the University of the Free State, specialising in Theatre Making and Playwriting, where he was awarded the prize for Best Theatre Making Student, and Most Artistic Student.
Noncedo Gxekwa engages in collaborative forms of photography, individuals and nature. Currently living in Cape Town, she completed her studies at CPUT in 2010. Past work includes a collaboration with Resonance Bazar on the Monsoon Project – a performative research project looking into decolonizing cultural practices emerging in South Africa. In 2016, she formed a residence with Amplify Studio which led to a solo exhibition in 2017 titled To Love and Not To Love: A Street View.
Walter Strydom is an award-winning theatre artist, director, academic, and educator who is passionate about the possibilities for arts and education to empower individuality, establish and strengthen cross-cultural bonds, and promote social cohesion and social justice. Walter’s multi-faceted skill set allows him to easily transition between the roles of producer, director, and actor in professional and amateur theatre.