When Landscape meets Artscape

Blog / By ZAM reporter

Mandela Landscape, an art piece by Dutch photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn and artist Berend Strik, will travel to Cape Town and be on view in the Artscape Theatre from 12 February 2017. The work is one out of a series of 80 special prints produced for ZAM.


The ZAM Team mourns the passing of Fezeka Kuzwayo. She had the courage to fight the powerful. In a poem, published by ZAM in 2009, Fezeka recalled the horror she experienced one night in the house of the man who became president of South Africa. Khwezi, as Fezeka was also known, left us last Saturday. We will remember her. Read the poem here.


Upcoming | Conny Braam & Hendrik Witbooi | Mama Goema & Mac McKenzie | Nelson Mandela & Albie Sachs | Mohau Modikaseng & Mary Sibande | Lola Shoneyin & Ake | Africa & Design


In a subtle by-the-way, Mozambican photographer Mario Macilau taught his packed audience at ZAM at the Amsterdam launch of his book an interesting lesson. Once a streetkid in his country's capital Maputo, Macilau made a living begging and washing cars. “We never wore the pretty clothes that were donated to us. People give less money to well-dressed street kids”, he says.


Meet Luanga Choba's music universe

Blog / By Prisca Abranches

Luanga Choba, a former doctor who decided to pursue her dream and to fully devote herself to her passion: music.


Only 5 days to go and the world will celebrate the life and achievements of Nelson Mandela. Born on this day in 1918 in the Eastern Cape, the former political prisoner is honoured in numerous events and commemorations.


Africadelic in Pictures

Blog / By ZAM reporter

Amsterdam celebrated Africa Day 2016 with an energetic Africadelic night with talks, art and music.


Witty Ceramics

Blog / By ZAM reporter

Four ceramic plates by artist Ruan Hoffmann are part of a special exhibition of South African art in the Netherlands.