Culture Lens: A global focus with a local angle.
For today’s show we are looking at the legacy of Nelson Mandela. We have an interview with artist and writer Kameelah Rasheed. We also have a live interview with Gavin Silber who grew up in South Africa and is presently at grad school in New York. Finally, we have an interview with a Global Voices blogger from Nigeria.
Kameelah Rasheed: a research-based photo conceptual artist experimenting with site-specific installation, printmaking, collage, and book arts.
Gavin Silber: A founding member and was deputy secretary general of the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), a social movement that campaigns for safe, healthy and dignified communities in some of South Africa’s largest and most underdeveloped townships.
Nwachukwu Egbunike: A Nigerian writer passionate about Africa and fervently global. I'm a publisher and blog at Feathers Project